Benefits of Working PJ Dick, One of the Region’s Largest Construction Companies

Sep 8, 2023

Choosing the right contractor for your next building project can make all the difference in its success. Construction is a dynamic and complex field that requires a calculated balance of efficiency, cost control, knowledge, and innovation. 

Selecting a partner with comprehensive resources and extensive expertise can improve every aspect of a construction project, including its budget, schedule, safety, quality, and even the design itself. 

PJ Dick provides the expertise, experience, stability, technology, and state-of-the-art quality and safety programs to deliver a building of which you can be proud. 

Expertise and Experience

Years of industry experience as one of the region’s largest construction companies has enabled our teams to accumulate a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the following markets. 

  • Commercial office and mixed use
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Higher education
  • Industrial and energy
  • K-12 Education
  • Multi-family 
  • Retail
  • Special projects
  • Sports and entertainment

We have built some of the region’s most transformative, complex projects, such as the Tower at PNC, PPG Paints Arena, and the UPMC Presbyterian hospital. We’ve also constructed many smaller and unique projects, from local parks to non-profit facilities, including the Frick Environmental Center, a Living Building Challenge project. Whatever your project, we have an experienced team ready to build it. 

Comprehensive Services

As one of the region’s largest construction companies, we provide a full suite of services to make sure our teams deliver quality projects safely.

  • Full-service estimating team, including those who specialize in architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work
  • Building information modeling team that can perform laser scanning, drone surveying, photo documentation, and modeling to support any project
  • Self-perform division that offers expertise in concrete, rough carpentry, and miscellaneous metals
  • Scheduling specialists with state-of-the-art software to plan and quality check a project schedule
  • A team of project managers and skilled on-site supervisors to lead teams to achieve budget and schedule goals
  • Quality department equipped with testing tools, including water and blower air door testing equipment
  • Safety department that implements an award-winning program to keep workers safe

Relationships with Subcontractor Market

With 40 years of experience as one of the largest general contractors in the region, we have developed strong relationships with the subcontracting community. We are well respected for our quality and safety programs, and for our financial stability. This respect often translates into best value bids for projects, as well as subcontractor commitments to achieve schedule and budget goals. 

Reliability and Stability

PJ Dick has an excellent reputation, strong financial condition, positive safety ratings, qualified management team, and long history of successfully completing high quality projects. We are able to secure payment bonds for individual projects into the $400 million size range and capacity to support an aggregate of six times that amount.

Innovation and Technology

Innovation and technology play a central role in construction. As one of the largest construction companies in the region, PJ Dick leads the way in adopting the latest construction technologies to enhance efficiency, improve quality, reduce waste, and save time and money. Some of these include:

  • Cloud-based building information modeling (BIM) management to enable collaboration and streamline BIM project workflows
  • Construction management software (CMiC) to manage construction documentation and provide transparency
  • Oculus to enable visualization of a finished project via virtual reality, before construction begins
  • Laser scanning
  • Thermal heat mapping
  • Scheduling software to create and verify the validity of a schedule
  • HoloBuilder to visually document construction progress

Benefits of the Largest Construction Companies like PJ Dick

As one of the region’s largest construction companies, PJ Dick’s been building major projects in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1979. Our services range from pre-construction planning to comprehensive building services — all tailored to meet each client’s individual needs.

Our wide network of connections enables us to secure high-quality materials at competitive prices while ensuring timely delivery. We adhere strictly to safety standards while delivering high-quality workmanship that meets both local and international construction standards.

At PJ Dick, our commitment is to do more than build structures; we forge lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and mutual respect. We understand that our success is tied directly to the success of our clients’ projects.

Contact us today to learn more about PJ Dick’s comprehensive construction services so that we can bring your vision to life.