Building America

Executive Search for the Construction Industry

Leveraging a national reputation for excellence to deliver better candidates.

DK Cole specializes in the construction industry. We are experts at recruiting key leaders (President, COO, CFO, etc.) for privately owned clients, ranging from small and growing to large and established general contractors, subcontractors, civil contractors, and various other specialty contractors.

In addition to placing executives, we recruit for a variety of construction positions such as accounting/finance, safety, human resources, technology, estimating, project management, and other roles. Our quality process and recruiting expertise are reflected in the strong relationships and the number of repeat clients we serve.

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The Right Service for Every Search

At DK Cole we listen and know your search is unique and important to you! We will get to know you and your culture to help you select the right service approach to deliver the best talent in the time frame you require.

Six-step Formula For Search Success

We strictly adhere to a proven formula for successful searches. Using our experience and expertise, we have refined our process into six steps.



Analysis of your situation, utilizing a specialized methodology, including position specifications, cultural issues, and performance objectives as well as uncovering qualities that make your company appealing to the right candidates.



Devoted research team members develop the right strategy to uncover target candidates, integrating industry resources, specialized media, sophisticated online search techniques, and the application of proven, cold calling techniques to attract the target profile.



We leverage our extensive network as well as fresh research, for every search, to specifically identify and target candidates from direct competitors and parallel industries, whether local, regional or national, depending on the situation.



Utilizing specific interview techniques, we assess whether the candidate has delivered similar or greater value or results to those required for success in the role. We can also help you access a variety of personality or skills assessments to assist in supporting the decision process.



During our interview, we dig deeper, past typical surface answers, to get to heart of past performance. We provide candidates with honest, timely feedback, and guidance to manage expectations and ensure a positive experience and seamless transition into the role.



With our proven strategies, and standardized process, we provide the consultation and negotiation you need to get the right candidate hired and ensure they stay hired.