Why Us

why us

Since 1992, Technical Builders has been providing innovative expertise and high quality service in commercial construction, specializing in technically challenging projects.

We Are Design/Build Experts. We utilize our extensive design/build experience to provide clients value-engineering advice or alternatives, thereby minimizing costs. Our design/build expertise enables us to provide turnkey solutions, giving us control from estimate to close-out, so that we are able to project costs accurately. Therefore, you will not experience any unexpected budget increases or add-ons.

We Are Facilities Engineering Experts. We have been on your side of the business. As a result, we possess a keen understanding of the specialized processes and systems (life safety, special HVAC and exhaust, toxic gasses and chemicals, etc.) that you must keep in place and undisturbed. Our professionals apply this intricate knowledge to ensure a clean build-out that conforms to all building codes and regulations – with minimal facility disruption.

We Are Project Management Experts. You will experience a stress-free project. TBPM™ helps propel us ahead of the competition by enhancing internal efficiencies and streamlining end-to-end project management. It is part of our commitment to bring structure and order to every stage of your construction project.

Whether it is new construction or tenant improvements, we apply our unrivaled industry expertise to ensure your complete satisfaction with the process and the completed project.


Bob AdamoBob Adamo, Founder & CEO

Prior to founding Technical Builders, Bob Adamo spent over a decade in facilities management and general contracting, working with several Silicon Valley high-technology companies. Leveraging his extensive industry knowledge and expertise, Bob launched his own construction firm to supersede all others in serving the design/build and construction needs of emerging and established technology companies in the Bay Area. Since that time, Technical Builders has expanded its scope of projects and industries served, while still specializing in technically challenging construction projects. Bob is currently on the Board of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE). He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Tom_Rickett (2)Tom Rickett, President

Tom brings an extensive background of facilities management to our leadership team. Prior to joining Technical Builders, Tom held senior facility management positions in the high tech and medical device industries in the Bay Area. His understanding of business operations, technical construction methods, and the time-to-market demands of the Silicon Valley make him a valuable asset to our customers throughout all project phases. Besides running advanced projects for TBI, Tom is responsible for operations. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University.


Erik_Amos smErik Amos, VP of Construction | Principal

As a second-generation contractor, Erik brought a lifetime of construction experience to Technical Builders in 2010 and was awarded a principal in 2013. Erik possesses in-depth knowledge and leadership ability forged from 20 years of managing commercial construction. In the Bay Area, he has completed over 500 projects ranging from clean rooms and bio tech, to retail, church and historical buildings. His vast experience and thorough understanding of all aspects of a project enable him to create and execute a tight, efficient schedule. Owners and engineering/design groups appreciate Erik’s ability to speak in their terms and problem solve effectively. As VP of Construction, Erik’s responsibilities include business development and end-to-end project management as well as overseeing the seasoned field supervisors at Technical Builders.