Our Company

Our mission is to provide value to our employees, partners, clients, and community.

Founded in 1927 by Joseph James (J.J.) Barney, J.J. Barney Construction is a fourth generation family owned and operated union construction company specializing in concrete placement, earthwork, and underground utilities. From heavy industrial to light commercial, our expertise in structural concrete, flatwork placement, and finish is second to none. Our highly skilled crews are capable of successfully completing the most challenging projects, from cold weather concrete to mass concrete. Our foremen and tradesmen work safely and efficiently to meet all quality and schedule requirements for each and every project. Our skilled carpenter crews’ and layout engineers’ vast knowledge of concrete forming systems supports our ability to handle any type of formwork requirement. J.J. Barney Construction works for many of the nation’s leading civil, commercial, and industrial owners and general contractors throughout the State of Michigan and most of the continental United States.

The JJB family includes a multi-talented team of professionals who excel in utility work, earth work, and concrete placement and have worked with many of the nation’s leading civil, commercial, and industrial owners and general contractors. Through its commitment to excellence and a dedication to professionalism, J.J Barney Construction has continued to exceed industry standards by forming strong professional partnerships based on integrity, ingenuity, and reliability. These characteristics, along with deep rooted ties to the State of Michigan, has enabled J.J. Barney Construction to become one of the most recognized and respected names in construction.

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion.

J.J. Barney is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to granting equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons and are dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion as we actively create and engage in meaningful change in our communities, organization, and job sites. We do our best work in teams made up of individuals with different backgrounds, skills, and passions so we cultivate diversity in our offices and jobsites. We strive to recognize our similarities and celebrate our differences. Our diverse and inclusive workforce positions the company to grow, enhances our presence in diverse markets, and helps us build enduring relationships with each other, industry partners, and our customers.

Our history is rich in our progressive and philosophical approach to equality, women in leadership, minorities and veterans and has been a part of how we’ve built our team and how we’ve supported our partners since 1927.