Dearborn Contracting Company, Southgate, MI

Dearborn Contracting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title: Project Manager – Construction Division


Responsible for the management and profitability of assigned projects. Project Team Leader who personally handles commercial matters involving contract, cost, schedule, and oversees technical matters.

Reports To:


  • 5-10 years progressive responsibility in general contracting of industrial work including self-performed concrete and carpentry projects.
  • Principles and methods of: cost accounting, contracts, safety, project management, project engineering, estimating, scheduling, procurement, negotiating, and design; applicable codes and regulations, basic understanding of related mechanical, electrical, and structural systems.
  • Effective oral and written communications; concise report development; current office computer knowledge.
  • Project Team Leader including the overall co-ordination of assigned job, providing a safe work environment and focal point for customer relations.
  • Assist in estimating, preparation of proposals, and sales when assigned.
  • Review customer contract, drawings, and specifications, and DCC proposal at start of job.
  • Organize and chair internal and customer kickoff meetings, and publish minutes.
  • Develop detailed schedules for and with engineering, procurement, manufacturing, installation, and subcontractors to ensure coordination and timely project completion.
  • Create a quality assurance plan, and manage inspection program.
  • Handle all commercial matters affecting contract, cost, or schedule.
  • Review progress with responsible parties monthly or as often as required to maintain schedule.
  • Review and confirm that designs are as proposed by DCC, and satisfy the contract.
  • Submit monthly progress reports to the customer, including updated schedule.
  • Monitor and control budget allocations, schedule, and the forecasting of cost deviations.
  • Process change requests and change notices.
  • Negotiate and write subcontracts, and Purchase Requisitions.
  • Monitor subcontracts for compliance with schedules, specifications, and terms.
  • Coordinate project start up and commissioning for customer acceptance.
  • Facilitate the required DCC validation documentation.
  • Confirm customer satisfaction with system performance.
  • Coordinate customer training.
  • Settle claims and negotiate final contract closeout.
  • Represent DCC to facilitate warranty issues and promote future business.
  • Ensure that all work is completed in compliance with DCC quality, safety, and environmental standards, and the DCC work instructions.
  • Other tasks as assigned by President.
  • Provide training and examples for Project Engineer/Managers.
  • Capacity to accommodate more than one project.