Our core value at Weiss Construction is integrity. We strive to develop and foster long term business relationships with our customers founded on mutual collaboration and trust.
Founded in 1969, Weiss Construction's market niche has always been to serve as a self-performing general contractor specializing in water and wastewater construction. Since our founding, we have completed over 1,000 water and wastewater related construction projects with a combined contract value of more than $1 billion. Over time, Weiss Construction has become the recognized leader in Michigan for the construction and renovation of water and wastewater treatment, storage, pumping, and conveyance facilities.
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Michigan’s Leader in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

Weiss Construction is a third-generation family-owned and operated business that was incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1969, converted to a Limited Liability Company in 1999, and is one of the preeminent General Contracting and Design-Build Public Works Contractors in the State of Michigan.

Over the last 50 years, Weiss Construction has been awarded l000's of Projects and completed over One Billion Dollars of work in place using both traditional General Contract and Design-Build delivery methods. We attribute our success to our talented team and our ability to adapt our processes and methods following the latest technology and other industry advancements.

In times of emergency, municipalities and government agencies rely on Weiss Construction because they are confident we will get the job done on time, on budget, and provide a finished work product that meets all their expectations for quality, performance, and safety.

We Design and Construct Systems for:

  • Water Conservation
  • Reservoirs and Retention Basins
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Wastewater Recovery Facilities
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Solids Handling and Sludge Dewatering/Drying Systems
  • Pumping, Booster, and Lift Stations
  • Chemical and Process Piping and Equipment
  • Rehabilitation and Improvement Projects
  • Gas Recovery and Treatment Systems
  • All Forms of Municipal Infrastructure

Our Culture

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We are not your typical jack of all trades general contractor that builds a school or automotive plant one day and a treatment plant the next. Water and wastewater related infrastructure are all we do. By focusing on a specific market niche, we have become very good at what we do. Our  engineers and construction managers are all seasoned professionals with careers that have been focused entirely on "all things water and wastewater related."

In the last 50 years, we have established deep ties with the local communities, municipalities, and government organizations we serve, as well as the labor unions we partner with. Weiss Construction takes enormous pride in its commitment to excellence for the quality of our work, the high degree of customer satisfaction we achieve, and the strong business relationships we have successfully maintained with our clients. 

Our Leadership

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Dan Weiss


Dan is one of three generations in the business. He grew up in the industry, doing such as driving bulldozers and working in the field with tradespeople in his early years and working with his tools, installing heavy equipment for various companies in multiple states. Later, supplementing that with a substantial formal education in Business and Law, followed by work experiences as a Project Manager for clients such as The US Army Corps of Engineers in Florida, to various Cities Municipalities and other governmental agencies. Currently, Dan provides leadership to help lead the team through adversities to success with the ability to deliver high-quality projects to completion- safely, on time, and economically.

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Tim Johnson 


Tim Johnson is President of the Weiss Group and a core member of the executive management team. Tim’s primary role is to lead organizational development and strategic growth planning. Additionally, he is mentoring a young management team to become the future leaders of Weiss. With more than thirty years of professional experience, Tim has been responsible for managing some of the nation’s largest design-build infrastructure projects, renewables projects, and water/wastewater projects. Tim has successfully led the restructuring of multiple organizations in both union and nonunion environments. Tim is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, proudly serving with the Air Wing in the Pacific Rim, and a graduate of Purdue University, where he obtained both Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. Tim has also earned an MBA with a concentration in finance, graduating with distinction.

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Ted Michaelidis

Vice President – Operations

Theodoros (Ted) Michaelidis, STSC, DBIA is a Vice President of Operations for Weiss Construction with over twenty-two (22) years of professional experience. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming. Since then, he has delivered over $3.0B in large-scale water/wastewater infrastructure projects utilizing Design-Bid-Build and other collaborative project delivery methods such as Design-Build (DB) and Progressive Design-Build (PDB). Ted also is a Designated Design-Build Professional as recognized by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and serves as a board member for the DBIA Western Pacific Region. Several of his projects were completed with over one (1) million manhours and without a lost-time incident. Ted has delivered four (4) national award-winning projects recognized by the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) and several national award-winning projects recognized by Engineering News Record (ENR).

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Joe Mulville

Vice President – Estimating and Construction

A 32-year veteran of the heavy construction industry and licensed professional engineer, Joe has been with Weiss Construction since early 2018. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University and his MS in Civil Engineering from Wayne State University. Before joining Weiss, he worked as a project manager and estimator for self-performing contractors engaged in water/wastewater, underground utility, tunneling, earth retention, and bridge construction projects located throughout the United States and Canada.

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Jake Weiss

Business Administrator

Jake is a part of the third generation working at Weiss Construction.  Jake grew up spending his summers at the company working in the field with tradespeople.  Before working full time at Weiss, Jake earned his degree in Business Management at the California State University of Northridge.  Currently, he works as the Business Administrator at Weiss helping to streamline operations, coordinate policies and procedures, and aid the executive staff with operational tasks. Alongside a team of the industry’s best, Jake looks forward to continuing his work and education within the company for many more years to come.