Derrick Building Solutions is a Commercial and Industrial Design-Build General Contractor based in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

We are always looking for talented team members and encourage you to contact us confidentially about job openings. We regularly seek candidates to fill positions such as Project Managers, Job Superintendents, Project Assistants, Skilled Laborers, and General Laborers.

Experienced Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager      

Reports to: Vice President/Director of Operations  

Overall Responsibility:

Jointly responsible with the Vice President/Director of Operations in the direction, implementation and management of all phases of the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget with the goal of meeting or exceeding our clients expectations, and maximizing employee satisfaction, and profitability to Derrick Building Solutions, LLC.

Essential Functions:

  • Be a mentor to other project managers, estimators, and office personnel.
  • Act as a resource person to project managers, superintendents, estimators and other office personnel.
  • Identify opportunities in the areas of marketing, operations and training to develop and improve the productivity and profitability of Derrick Building Solutions.
  • Effectively represent Derrick Building Solutions in a professional manner.
  • Organize and conduct meetings involving the commercial staff.
  • Actively pursue means and methods to more effectively lead the companies operations.
  • Collaborate with the team in determining projects to pursue in order to meet the commercial division revenue and gross profit goals.
  • Assist the Vice President/Director of Operations in establishing management and control systems within Derrick Building Solutions.

Project Manager Functions:

  • Create accurate and timely estimates on budget proposals, negotiated work, hard bid projects, and change orders.
  • Administer contracts to clients, sub-contractors, and suppliers.
  • Create realistic project schedules with the input of the job superintendent.
  • Manage and resolve project issues before they become problems.
  • Responsible for the financial management of projects by creating and distributing accurate and timely payment applications and assuring that payments are received.
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis to assure client satisfaction.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Review and evaluate administrative support personnel and other personnel as requested.
  • Actively participate in the interview process of future employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Competencies:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a construction related field.
  • Minimum of five years of related construction experience.


  • Good public speaking and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Good written communication skills and required.
  • Computer skills required.
  • Math skills required
  • Must be able to read and understand complex construction drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to solve problems and propose creative solutions to construction personnel and clients.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of construction materials and procedures.

Other Requirements

  • Participate in additional training and education opportunities as needed on an annual basis.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to Aaron Sundeen,

Job Title: Commercial Project Superintendent                   Reports to: Lead Field Superintendent

Overall Responsibility:

Jointly responsible with the Project Manager for the overall success of the project. Responsible for meeting schedule, controlling costs, and managing manpower and equipment (if applicable) on assigned project.  Provides continuous hands-on field supervision of all construction operations, including subcontractors and other construction related personnel; directing them in the planning, scheduling, and execution of work on time, within budget, and with high standards of workmanship. Promotes workplace safety while meeting or exceeding owner’s expectations. Promotes a positive company image. The superintendent is the ”field” leader on the project and is ultimately responsible for its operational success.

Key Performance Areas:

The Contract

  • Builds project in accordance with all plans and specifications.
  • Ensures compliance with all building codes and local ordinances. Confirms permit requirements and documents inspections in accordance with company and regulatory guidelines.
  • Becomes thoroughly familiar with project contract documents, plans, specifications, subcontracts, purchase orders, shop drawings and all other documents related to the project.
  • Ensures accurate layout of project.
  • Responsible for maintaining professional relations with Owner, Architect/Engineer and other members of the construction team.
  • Identifies, measures, and reports to PM work changes as they pertain to the contract document. Participates in pricing of changed/additional work as necessary.

Means & Methods

  • In concert with the Project Manager and prior to beginning work on the project, develops a master plan of operation and effectively communicates the plan to all working on the project.
  • Participates in the preparation and communication of construction execution plan, progress schedule, and projection of labor and equipment requirements.
  • Effectively utilizes resources, i.e. people, equipment, and materials.
  • Supervises subcontractors to ensure quality and schedule requirements.
  • Practices good construction techniques that will be beneficial to the project and the company.


  • Works with Project Manager to develop a job schedule that is consistent with company’s responsibilities and commitments. Reviews schedule during project to ensure deadlines are met, notifies appropriate parties of all delays or potential delays and documents delays. With the project manager, ensures that schedule is updated.
  • Preplans and communicates project activities using short interval schedules as required. With the Project Manager, facilitates the pre-construction and bi-weekly construction meetings.
  • Identifies and manages work on critical path and works with Project Manager to plan how lost time
  • on the schedule will be recovered. Delivers project on schedule.


  • Prior to construction, reviews with Project Manager and submits comments on the project budget and time restraints.
  • Works with Project Manager to maintain the planned budget for the project and recommends corrective action for potential cost overruns.
  • Supplies feedback to estimating for future projects and performs a postmortem meeting with Project Manager.


  • Establishes a level of quality by which all completed work is measured. Assure that this level of quality will always meet or exceed clients’ expectations.
  • Is responsible for day-to-day quality control of both company-performed and subcontractor work and ensures that work conforms to contract requirements and company standards. Identifies and corrects non-conforming work expeditiously and competently.
  • Prepares and completes a contractor punch list prior to architect / owner punch list.
  • Manages architect’s/ owner’s punch list and assures its timely completion.


  • Is in direct charge of safety and accident/incident control for the project. Understands, communicates and enforces safety policies on the project at all times.
  • Investigates and reports all accidents to Vice President of Operations, Project Manager, and Owner (if required).
  • Participates in safety meetings and implementation of effective safety programs.
  • Is responsible for adhering to Derrick safety manual and OSHA standards.
  • Assures that project is maintained in an orderly, clean, secure, and professional manner.

Employee Development

  • Identifies, trains and develops outstanding employees for greater responsibilities, and recommends such individuals for promotion. Supports corporate training and development efforts.
  • Supports employees in their own personal development.
  • Effectively motivates employees to achieve desired results.
  • Ensures compliance with all Federal, State and Local labor laws.

Skills and Traits:

  • Encourages innovation and new ideas.
  • Is a TEAM player and has the ability to work with all levels of an organization.
  • Ensures that employees understand how their work contributes to overall organizational goals and objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to shift gears when necessary.
  • Organized.
  • Accepts full responsibility for decisions and actions that he / she makes.
  • Diplomatic yet assertive.
  • Above average mental acuity.
  • Optimistic.
  • Analytical with a good energy level. Can identify and help solve problems.
  • Motivated, energetic and forward thinking.
  • Supports training and development efforts.
  • Focuses on the good of the entire company.
  • Always acts in an ethical manner with highest integrity.
  • Dedicated to excellence in quality and customer service.

Knowledge, Education, Skills & Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of standards, specifications, codes, regulations and laws.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques, 5 – 10 years’ experience in construction (or degree in Construction Management), 3 – 5 years in a supervisory position.
  • Craft skills such as carpentry, concrete, etc. as necessary.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations.

Working Conditions:

  • Individual works primarily in the field. Subjected to outdoor weather conditions.

This description is a summary and not an exhaustive attempt at covering every activity and task of the job. This person should be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to Aaron Sundeen,