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Detailed, Payroll Specialist - Union, Multi-State Construction

Job Title
Detailed, Payroll Specialist - Union, Multi-State Construction
Job ID
Des Plaines,  IL
Other Location


  • Over 50 years in business
  • Around 250 employees
  • Multiple, Diverse Business Units serving various industries
  • "Premier" "White Glove" Customer Approach
  • Strong repeat business and loyal clients


  • Diverse, loyal clients with high repeat business
  • Training, mentoring and career development are a priority
  • Exceptional variety of career growth options
  • Strong financial stability - No layoffs
  • Staff members are fiercely loyal because the company supports them
  • “Family First” culture encourages work life balance
  • Everyone is respected and valued
  • Integrity and Commitment are #1
  • Outstanding benefits package, including high quality health coverage
  • It’s all about TEAM here, and it shows-co-workers support each other


You will work directly with various levels of management on a daily basis. Your mission will be to supervise staff processing weekly and semi-monthly payroll for union and salaried employees. 

  • Process weekly payroll for approximately 200+ union employees
  • Process semi-monthly payroll for approximately 200 salary employees
  • Time sheet processing.
  • Process/distribute weekly management reports
  • Monthly union reporting and reconciliation; manage audits
  • Perform job cost transfers.
  • Process child support liens and other wage garnishments.
  • Process certified and OCIP payroll reporting
  • Provide verification of employment/maintain EE files
  • Prepare various monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Supervise part time payroll coordinator
  • Other assignments as needed


  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 5-7 years previous union construction or project cost environment
  • Exposure to processing payroll for 200+ employees
  • Union Payroll experience
  • Multi-State Payroll Tax Filings Background


DK Cole is a privately owned search and consulting firm. And we have been engaged to conduct this confidential search.  We are selective about the clients for whom we work.  We do our best to maximize your time and get you reliable information with which to make your career decision.  If your resume indicates a possible match with the qualifications, you will receive a phone call, but due to time constraints, we won’t be able to contact everyone who sends a resume.  We maintain a high level of ethics in dealing with both clients and candidates, and we maintain a high level of confidentiality with candidate’s information.  Please send your resume in Work and provide a phone number where you can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Your resume will not be submitted until an interview is conducted, and you provide your permission




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