CSL# 302015         310-323-6730 cet@cethomas.net


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Commercial Engineering General Contractor for Public and Private Companies, and State and Federal Agencies.


  • Project Management
  • Design Build
  • Permit Acquisition
  • Multi-Site Program Management


  • Multiple Commercial Building Tenant Improvements
  • Commercial Remodeling and Retrofitting
  • New Commercial Construction
  • ADA Upgrades
  • Ground up Retail Petroleum Stations
  • Public Works Projects
  • Turn-Key Projects


  • Retail Petroleum
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Quick Service Restaurants
  • Convenience Markets
  • Commercial
  • Government
  • Car Wash
  • Developers
  • Architects

For over 30years we have been involved in Service Station Construction. We take pride on being the first contractor to build the first ever ArcoAMPM market in the nation.

Charles E. Thomas is a licensed general engineering contractor specializing in the construction of retail petroleum fueling facilities, alternative fueling facilities, convenience stores, and Quick Service Restaurants (QSR)  We also specialize in Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST), Underground Storage Tanks (UST), double-wall piping systems, leak monitoring and Point of Sales (POS) systems and lubrication systems.

Our experience and specialty is in ground up new sites, tenant improvement and major remodels. Our trusted employees are leaders in the construction industry with proven project management success in executing multi-site rollouts.

Our construction supervisors and installers are factory trained and certified to install equipment from all major manufacturers of petroleum equipment and are experts in current and pending state regulations.

Family owned and operated since 1949