Facility Addition for US Air Force

IDEALS, Inc. was enlisted by the US Air Force to provide design-build services for a new addition at the Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
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Military Housing Renovation

IDEALS, inc. completed this $2.8M renovation at Yuma Proving Grounds for the U.S. Army by upgrading existing living spaces and installing extensive energy conservation measures.
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Prather Waterline | HAFB

This utility infrastructure construction project involved the replacement of approximately 21,000 linear feet (LF) of existing 16” diameter concrete cylinder with a new 16” C905 PVC pipe.
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The president of IDEALS is Margaret L. Dubbin, P.E. With a degree in Civil Engineering from New Mexico State University she has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field. Her experience spans both in the public and private sector arenas on environmental, civil and construction related projects. Margaret has based her business approach on not only sound engineering practices but also ethical business dealings with her clients and personnel. In addition to being a Registered Professional Engineer in several states Margaret has her GA98 contractor’s certification which makes IDEALS one of the very few Bona Fide Woman-Owned Engineering & Construction Companies in this region.

Prior to opening her own firm Margaret was the Installation Restoration Program Managers’ liaison for post wide U.S. Army DERA programs supporting the Installation Action Plan (IAP) at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR). She prepared funding requests and established budgets for Range Wide Remedial Actions covering the 3200 square miles of WSMR property and remote test site in Green River, Utah. Additional career projects include but are not limited to: large scale development and execution of NPDES Multi Sector General Permits, sewage treatment lagoons and treatment plant upgrades, UST Monitoring & Maintenance Plans and removal actions, Security Fence and Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Design, RCRA Facility Investigations, Ordinance Waste Sites, and various hazardous materials soil and groundwater project sites, commercial and residential master-planned subdivisions, bridge culvert design, drainage analysis, environmental assessments, storm water pollution prevention plans.

What Our Customers Say About Our Work

I have enjoyed a great working relation with Mrs. Dubbin over the past five years on several government projects. We attribute our success on those projects largely to our ability to work together as a team and remaining focused on critical tasks. She also holds a high regard for customer satisfaction as do we, and customer satisfaction is essential for repeat business. We work well together because we share the same core values and that is a quality that creates a great working relation with all parties concerned.
Ricardo Araiza, President
R-Con Construction
I have worked with Ideals Inc. on numerous WSMR contracts ranging from construction of Sewage Lagoons to Tank Trails repair. The professionalism and expertise of Ideals was instrumental in accomplishing these projects on time and to our wants and needs. Above all else Ideals Inc’s focus is the customer which made it a real pleasure to work with them.
Orlando Hernandez, Contract Specialist
Mission and Installation Contracting Command - White Sands Missle Range

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IDEALS multidisciplinary dedicated team of experienced professional engineers, scientists, project managers, and construction professionals have been carrying clients’ projects from concept to completion since 2005.


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