Our Mission

The mission of Star-Ray Pipeline is to complete top-quality work on schedule at competitive prices. We build long-term customer relationships by ensuring the complete satisfaction of our clients. Our longtime success is attributable to our emphasis on safety and to the loyalty and dedication of our employees, whom we compensate well to encourage their dependability and longevity.

Our Background

Star-Ray Pipeline, is a leading specialist in underground pipeline infrastructure with an enduring track record of success. Star-Ray was established in 1976, and during the past five decades, we have completed more than 1,000 projects. Many of those were complex and intricate, but we thrive on that. Many of our employees have been with us for 20 years or longer, a testament to our stability, our integrity, and our respect for the skills and craftsmanship of our crew members. The opportunity to tackle and solve problems that can dissuade others gets our adrenaline pumping.

Star-Ray Pipeline serves Northern California developers, general contractors, grading and paving contractors, owner-builders and government agencies. We have been a proud member of the Sacramento Builders Exchange since 1989. You can depend on Star-Ray Pipeline to complete jobs on time and within your budget. Renowned for our responsiveness and without unwelcome surprises.

Meet some of our key team members who work on your behalf.

Ray Starrett


Our company founder, Ray Starrett, and his wife Linda, who is an integral part of the business, started Star-Ray Pipeline in 1976 with a Ford backhoe and dump truck. Since then, the company has prospered and grown into a top-quality underground pipeline contractor. After more than five decades, Ray's experience and extensive knowledge of the trade are a great asset to our crews. He has gained the respect and admiration of inspectors and superintendents.

RJ Starrett

Vice President

Vice President and chief estimator RJ Starrett joined his father in 1988 after spending many summer breaks learning the ins and outs of the trade. With his old-school work ethic instilled into him by his father, he embraces new technologies and is always searching for more efficient ways to keep the company successful and competitive. RJ’s commitment and understanding of the client’s specific needs contribute to the project’s overall success.

Sandy Rath

Office Manager

Office Manager Sandy Rath, who joined our team in 2012, is responsible for many financial functions, including payroll, insurance certificates, accounts payable and accounts receivable. With over 40 years of construction administration experience, she is the glue that keeps the office running.