Dearborn Mid-West Company

DEARBORN MID-WEST COMPANY, dba Dearborn Contracting Company, Southgate, MI

Dearborn Mid-West Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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.