Company Bios

UCI employee Del Mecum Jr

Del Mecum Jr.

Del Mecum Jr. is the Vice President of UCI. Del has spent thirty-seven years in the industry during which he has completed a countless number of jobs to clients’ satisfaction. His specialty is outside plant construction for utilities. His favorite part of being on the UCI team is the pride of the employees. When Del isn’t working he prefers to spend his free time boating.


UCI employee Brian Mecum

Brian Mecum

Brian Mecum, originally from The Detroit Metro area, is a UCI supervisor. He has spent an impressive thirty-four years in the industry during which he has developed a specialty in underground construction. His favorite aspect of being on the UCI team is being a part of the company’s growth and great reputation. When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his family.


UCI employee Kevin Mecum

Kevin Mecum

Kevin Mecum, originally from Troy, MI, is one of UCI’s expert supervisors. Kevin has spent over twenty-five years in the industry, during which he has completed thousands of underground construction jobs. His specializes in directional boring of freeways and building underground fiber optic networks through city environments. His favorite aspect of being on the UCI team is the family atmosphere. He feels that because many of the workers in the family-owned company are related, the entire operation has a family feel. When he isn’t at work, Kevin prefers to spend his free time with his wife and kids.


UCI employee Joe Fuller

Joe Fuller

Joe Fuller, originally from Webberville, Michigan, is an Underground/Aerial supervisor for UCI. He has spent nineteen total years in the industry, with seventeen of those years dedicated to UCI. He began as a foreman in 1999 and worked in that role before transitioning to a supervisor position in 2010. His specialty is in aerial construction with over 4,000 jobs completed as a supervisor and countless more as a foreman. His favorite part of his job has been traveling across all parts of Michigan over the years. When he isn’t working on the job site, he enjoys spending time with his family.


UCI employee Daniel O'Connell

Daniel O’Connell

Daniel O’Connell, originally from Lincoln Park, MI, is a supervisor with thirty-six years in the Telecom Industry working in wireless, wireline and business phone systems. He has thousands of completed jobs behind him in a variety of roles that include work as a Lineman, Foreman, Project Manager, Design Engineer, Area Manager Engineering, Director of Engineering, Director of Operations and Sr. Director Customer Programs. His diverse range of experience offers him unique insight into every construction job he approaches. He has developed multiple specialties that include aerial, underground, rehab jobs, business phone system installation, and wireless New Site Builds, modifications and upgrades. He enjoys being part of a family-owned business with such a long history in the telecom industry (over 30 years), and appreciates working with the other supervisors at UCI, the Engineering team and the Support team.


UCI employee John Saylor

John Saylor

John Saylor, originally from White Lake, Michigan, is one of the UCI supervisors. John has over 37 years of experience in the industry. He has completed thousands of underground construction jobs and has developed a specialty in underground utilities. John’s favorite aspect of being on the UCI team are his exceptional team members. When he isn’t working, John enjoys spending his time golfing, fishing and traveling.


UCI employee Davin Dixon

Davin Dixon, Splicing Manager

Davin has 18 years of fiber splicing experience which has consisted of; inside plant data cabling, network installation, central office structural engineering, and the testing and turn up of equipment. Davin has played major roles in several large data center builds and has worked in hundreds of central offices across the United States. The last eight years consisted of mostly outside plant fiber optic installation, fiber splicing and routing, network engineering and troubleshooting, and emergency restoration. Davin believes that “being part of a great team of professional colleagues that you can work through issues, solve problems, exchange ideas, and learn from,” is the best part of working with UCI. Davin is originally from the Lansing area and spends his free time enjoying the outdoors with his family.


UCI employee Michael Bastien

Michael Bastien, Design Engineer

Michael has over 30 years of professional experience, during which he has designed an extensive array of major fiber builds and other utility infrastructure. He joined UCI in 2013 and is currently designing, estimating, and permitting aerial, underground, and interior builds from client backbone fiber to customer’s suites. Michael believes that “the best thing about working at UCI is the team approach to completing projects.” His free time is spent enjoying life with his expanding family, traveling, and competing in sport events.


UCI employee Donald Robinson

Donald Robinson

Donald Robinson, originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, is one of UCI’s exceptional supervisors. He has eighteen years of experience in the industry and specializes in AT&T cable and cabinets, fiber placement. He has worked with thousands of feet of cable while completing a countless number of jobs. He appreciates that UCI has built such a forward thinking team that constantly improves to keep the company competitive and advancing in wireless technology. When he has free time, he spends it on family outings such as camping.