About Us

“We Do It Right The First Time!”

About McCorkel Construction Services, Inc.

custom built home in the woods with a steep pitched roof

Joe McCorkel began in the construction industry by sweeping floors in his dad’s construction business. He attended Cumberland Valley HS and worked for remodeling contractors.

He established McCorkel Construction Services, Inc. to provide custom construction, design, additions, remodeling and excavation in Carlisle, Harrisburg and the surrounding areas. After 40 years of residential construction projects and 28 years of commercial construction projects, he learned an important lesson:

Do It Right The First Time!

To serve all of our clients well, we carefully identify their requirements through extensive interviews and detailed estimates. Follow-up reviews ensure that the expectations of our clients are exceeded.

Specializing in design, build, remodeling, and excavation, Joe is assisted by Steve Waller, Debra Cox (Office Manager), design professionals, and master craftspersons all working together as a team to provide you with a top quality project at a fair price.

Joe pursues challenging projects that stimulate the imagination. For example, he patented an exterior rainwater diversion system to solve drainage problems.

Joe has served as President, Vice President, and Board Member of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg. McCorkel Construction Services, Inc. is a member of the National Federation of Independent Businesses.

McCorkel Construction Services, Inc. has earned its solid reputation in work and play, the McCorkel team takes whatever they do seriously, enabling long-term commitments with their associates.

a large orange excavator

Why Choose Us?

Home Builders Association Member


Joe has served as President, Vice President, and Board Member of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg.


45+ Years In Business


We have the confidence, knowledge, and tenure to provide those expert opinions you are looking for. We will provide all the angles and insights to leave you feeling confident and secure with your project.


Free Initial Consultations


That's right, we provide you with a no obligation free initial consultation. Let us show you how our years of experience and knowledge are the perfect combination for your next construction/excavation project.


Our Team

Meet the experts with a combined experience of over 100 years.

Joe McCorkel

Joe McCorkel



Steve Waller

Steve Waller

Project Manager / Estimator


Debra Cox

Debra Cox

Office Manager