Mike Wiedenbeck


Sr. Manager / Estimator

Mike joined Absolute Construction in 2004. During his 20+ years of experience Mike has developed an understanding of construction from both the contractor’s and the owner’s point of view. His diversified experiences working as a manager on major projects include facilities such as; schools, a prison, water treatment, assisted living, city police/courthouse and multitude of renovation projects. At Absolute, Mike’s responsibilities include:

  • Project Budgeting
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management
  • Owner/Architect Relations
  • Expediting Projects
  • Oversee Facility Customer Relations


Initially Mike began his career as an Engineering Assistant to Kenosha Unified School District’s Facility Manager, Rex Blake. At KUSD he was involved with preparing bidding documents, interacting with Principles and staff to assess their facilities needs and then implementing construction/ maintenance projects. Mike held his fulltime job at KUSD while at the same time pursuing his Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering at UW-Parkside. 

He utilized his experiences to pursue a career in Construction Management by joining a large Kenosha based General Contractor as Project Engineer. In 1996 he joined a small Racine based contractor and contributed significantly to the company’s growth ultimately working his way from Project Manager to Vice President. Mike is very well versed in detailed project estimating, conceptual budgeting, project management and construction scheduling. 


  • UW-Parkside
  • Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Past President of Union Grove TID District #4
  • Union Grove Water & Wastewater Utility Board, Past Board Member

Project References

Julian Thomas Elementary School
Racine, WI

Construction manager of a Design/ Build project including and 83,000 square foot addition and 34,000 square foot historical renovations.

Lincoln Lutheran Assisted Living
Racine, WI

Construction management of a new 40,000 square foot assisted living facility added to existing senior care complex.  Next moved to renovate entire existing facility while occupied.