Rick, Steve and Mark Slagle, all brothers, founded Majority Builders, Incorporated in 1973, and have engineered steady, significant, and healthy growth over those forty three plus years. After the company got its start building pole barns, the business has developed into one of the preeminent Design-Build Contractors and Construction companies within the entire Michiana region providing quality and service to its customers. The company today, has been privileged to have built some of the most intricate, and creative buildings in our community.  Proudly, Majority Builders offers a breadth of experience and services in Design-Build, General Contracting, and Remodeling work.

Our goals and objectives include responsibly serving our clients, our employees and our community while building customer loyalty.

Majority Builders strives to set standards of excellence within our industry in all aspects of crafts, customer service and management. We accomplish this through quality work and clear communication between all team members including clients, trade contractors and design professionals. Majority Builders boasts a strong and experienced group of professionals that understand the importance of meeting and exceeding our customer needs, hitting their deadlines, as well as, timelines.  Majority Builders is an Associated Builders and Contractors national trade organization.  We recognize for us to continue to grow, we need to do everything we can to help you grow. Our mission, is your mission, we want to live, work, and play in a community that is robust and thriving. We want to partner with you together to help build such a community.


Rick Slagle

Rick Slagle

Steve Slagle

Steve Slagle
Vice President

Mark Slagle

Mark Slagle
Vice President


Associates & Staff

Dave Paston
Vice President | Estimator

Shane Dyer
Vice President | Architect

Blake Unger
Vice President

Giuseppe (Joe) Tinervia
Estimator | Engineer

Mike Kettlehut
General Superintendent

Shane Blotkamp
Site Coordinator

Tom Einspahr
Maintenance Coordinator

Kermit Stutzman
Project Manager

Matt Flick
Project Manager

Eric Kimmel
Project Manager

David VanderWier
Project Manager

Gene Boodt
Electrical Coordinator

Jill Slagle

Gary Braniff

Cathy Prange
Executive Assistant

Open Positions

Electrical Estimator


Position Overview

A person that is able to design, estimate and manage the electrical portion of a commercial, institutional or retail construction project.  This person has to have a postive attitude and be a team player.  Position requires the ability to work on both Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build projects.


Duties of postion

  • Review of existing conditions and evaluate for possible electrical solutions
  • Attend meetings with clients or pre-bid conferences
  • Communicate and coordinate with project estimators and designers to perform electrical design functions.
  • Create a set of electrical bidding documents using AutoCAD software system for presentation and bidding purposes.  Duties include:
    • Sizing electrical service/transformer requirements
    • Evaluating load requirements of existing and new equipment for the project
    • Designing site and building lighting and power device layouts
    • Designing special systems (fire alarm, generator, door locking, etc.
  • Utilizing bidding documents that you create, contact multiple electrical suppliers and subcontractors to solicit bids for inclusion in your electrical project estimate
  • Assemble and present an electrical estimate for labor, material, equipment and subcontractors with itemized breakdown of electrical project components on a "Word" document that can be forwarded to the project estimator for inclusion in the project proposal
  • Once a project is secured:
    • Task code work items and forward information to project estimator for inclusion in the project estimate
    • Write all electrical material and subcontractor purchase orders
    • Disseminate electrical work information to field employees along with project labor hour goals
    • Create an electrical project schedule
    • Review and manage electrical progress and report to project manager
    • Evaluate job costs versus actual costs and make adjustments as required
    • Review and approve electrical invoices using Timberline software system


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