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Clark Construction Group Overview

Bethesda, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Clark Construction Group is one of the most experienced and respected building and civil construction firms in the United States. Our diverse construction portfolio and specialized divisions and subsidiaries ensure that each project is matched with appropriate resources and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Earlier this month, the Mortenson | Clark team achieved substantial completion at the Chase Center! San Francisco’s state-of-the-art sports & entertainment venue opens September 6 & will host nearly 200 events annually, including Golden State Warriors games, concerts & cultural performances.

  • Congrats to the Eisenhower Memorial project team on hoisting the last 27-ton steel box beam on top of the Memorial's limestone-clad mega columns!

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Clark Construction Group – Why Work With Us?

Putting Safety First

To us, no project is successful unless it is built safely. We believe that all accidents are preventable, and through proper planning and training, employee engagement and empowerment, and constant vigilance, we can ensure that everyone leaves the jobsite in the same condition that they arrived.

Providing Superior Customer Service
Our customers can always trust us to deliver exceptional experiences, value, and results. With each project we undertake, we seek to earn our clients’ trust and respect — to develop relationships that endure.
Creating Opportunities for Our People
At Clark, our people are as exceptional as the projects we build. It is our obligation to provide challenging and rewarding opportunities to help our people grow both professionally and personally.
Fostering Innovation
We are continually searching for ways to revolutionize our industry. We are committed to remaining at the forefront of new technologies and evolving building trends, finding ways to work faster and smarter, and responding to our clients' challenges with ingenuity.
Acting With Integrity
A deep commitment to ethics and fairness guides how we do business. We hold our work — and our people — to the highest professional standards, because at the end of the day, we believe that doing the right thing — every time, all the time — is the only thing to do.
Delivering Exceptional Work
We are uncompromising in our pursuit of excellence, and we take great pride in our work. We believe in doing it right the first time, every time, and place value on diligent planning and stringent quality control.
Strengthening Our Communities

We are passionate about making a difference in the communities we serve and call home. Through both dollar and deed, we embrace the opportunity to make a lasting impact through community service.

A key element of the Clark eXperience is the opportunity to develop strong, trusting relationships with other members of the Clark team. Clark has a variety of activities that promote having fun while building personal connections with colleagues. Making sure our employees feel engaged is our top priority.  

Community Service 

Our role in the community involves more than the construction of buildings; we aim to build community beyond the jobsite. From rehabilitating homes to preparing food at soup kitchens, the Clark team volunteers over 8,000 hours each year to strengthen the communities in which we live, work, and play.

Company Social Sports 

Whether your sport is basketball or volleyball, kickball or cycling, there are dozens of ways to stay active and have fun with your colleagues outside of the office. Clark sponsors over 30 sports teams nationwide.

Company Celebrations 

Celebrating company achievements creates a sense of pride and belonging for all employees. Regardless of role, every member of the Clark team is critical to the success of the company.  From summer picnics to holiday parties, we take pride in our successes and make sure we take the time to celebrate.

When it comes to providing our employees with mentoring, training, and professional development opportunities needed to realize their full potential, we’ve done our homework. Clark offers a wide range of programs and experiences to help our employees grow throughout every stage of their career. We believe in our people and want them to succeed.

Learning Programs  

  • Clark Corporate University - Clark's in-house learning academy offers dozens of programs in the classroom, in the field, and online. From safety training to becoming a better negotiator, each course is designed to enhance our employees’ construction, leadership, and business skills, and prepare them for the responsibilities they’ll assume throughout their career. 
  • LinkedIn Learning - To help employees gain new skills and advance their careers at Clark, all employees have access to LinkedIn Learning, a learning tool that offers on-demand access to a full library of online courses. With LinkedIn Learning, employees can learn at their own pace and access course content anytime from their personal computer, mobile device, or tablet. 

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Clark supports the continuing professional and technical development of its employees by encouraging enrollment in formal courses of study and making funds available for tuition reimbursement. The Program is designed to assist Clark team members take advantage of educational opportunities that will benefit both their professional development. 

National Conferences 

  • Clark Connections - Clark Connections brings college new hires from across the country together for a three-day training and introduction into Clark Construction. This training gives this group exposure to the company and executive team members along with the vast resources Clark has to assist them in their professional and social lives at the company.  
  • PD2 Conference - The PD2 Conference brings together project development, project delivery, and corporate professionals for a two-day training program that focuses on collaboration, knowledge sharing, and best practices around areas critical to Clark's success. 

Leadership Training

  • Boot Camp - Boot Camp provides project engineers ready to make the transition to management with a greater understanding of Clark’s project management practices. During this intensive, off-site, week-long program, employees work alongside Clark’s in-house experts and executives to develop the skills and knowledge base necessary to become project leaders.
  • Field Development Group - Clark’s Field Development Group enhances field management learning and prepares participants to step into the role of Superintendent. During this three-year program, participants build leadership and communication skills, and gain valuable technical know-how through a curriculum of seminars, individual and group projects, and on-the-job training.
  • Business Unit Leadership Development - BUiLD is a rigorous leadership development program that prepares senior managers to take the next step in becoming company executives. Employees selected for this 18-month-long program learn business and leadership lessons — such as how to identify emerging opportunities and manage multi-faceted projects — from Clark executives and outside business professionals. Working collaboratively, they apply these lessons through business analysis, case studies, and team assignments.
  • Clark/Darden MBA Certificate - Designed to complement the company’s existing in-house initiatives, the Clark/Darden MBA certificate program arms our construction professionals with the business skills they’ll need to be executives. Through a two-year partnership program with the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, selected employees gain valuable business know-how and exposure to external thought leaders and heads of enterprise from other industries across the world.

Clark Construction Group Reviews

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    "Great Company with many Opportunities"

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    I have been working at Clark Construction Group full-time (More than 10 years)


    Great growth opportunities. Family environment. Safety Values . Great subcontractors. Unique and great projects.


    Projects are nation wide but allow for great experiences for all levels of management

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Clark Construction Group Photos

Clark Construction Group photo of: The National Museum of African American History and Culture.The museum, scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, will have about 105,000 square feet of exhibition space.
Clark Construction Group photo of: 2017 Summer Social
Clark Construction Group photo of: National Law Enforcement Museum
Clark Construction Group photo of: University of Maryland - A. James Clark Hall
Clark Construction Group photo of: Safety Week at the Wharf
Clark Construction Group photo of: Museum of the Bible
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Clark Construction Group Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Clark Construction Group (Washington, DC) in January 2019.


    Simple, Phone call with the Hr Director. Pretty competetive process with kids coming in from all the top schools in the U S A. Had family relastive which referred me to the company thankfully.

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