Founded by Ted Dellinger in May 1972, Dellinger Inc.'s humble beginning started in a trailer in Monroe, NC.  A General Contractor specializing in water and sewer line installations, the first project was completed in 1972 in Rock Hill, South Carolina.


The vision of Ted Dellinger was not to just build a successful business by meeting standards, but to become the standard by which construction companies would operate. 


December 20

Dellinger Inc. first job is complete

The Highway Division is established

Plant Division completes a $10 million project

Dellinger Inc completes our 1,000th project









May 5

Dellinger becomes incorporated

The Plant Division is established 

Completed our 500th project

Dellinger Inc. hits 100 employees


We are now licensed to work in North and South Carolina. With three operating divisions - Line Division, Plant Division and Highway Division. We also have a fully staffed office and an experienced shop of mechanics to service our growing inventory of equipment.


With an annual revenue continuing to climb each year and a workforce, that has grown beyond 100 full time employees, we are confident that our future will remain bright.



Our core values are simple but important to how we believe business should be conducted... Honesty, Humility and Integrity.


In an effort to remain competitive in today's market, Dellinger owns a fleet of modern equipment which is maintained by our staff of mechanics. Collectively our shop personnel have over 80 years of experience with the company.


To stay current with today's regulations, Dellinger utilizes outside certification programs such as the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), OSHA 10 Hour Training, Trench Excavation, Confined Space, Scaffolding, Erosion Control and many others. 


Dellinger Inc. is committed to safety. Every employee is required to adhere to a strict substance abuse policy with pre-hire random drug screening. We have an in-house safety inspection process and adhere to all OSHA and local laws.


This safety policy has paid off throughout the years by allowing us to keep a low EMR rating and a continued excellent relationship with our bonding and insurance providers.


Some of Dellinger's recent clients include the following: NCDOT, SCDOT, D.R. Horton, Carolina Water, Aqua Carolina, City of Charlotte, City of Raleigh, True Homes, Bonterra Builders, Pulte Homes, Richmond County, Bowman Development, Lennar, Waste Management and CSX to name a few.


We enjoy being able to support and help out other organizations in our community and those that serve a good cause. A few of the organizations we support include but are not limited to: ​​

  • American Red Cross

  • Museum of the Waxhaw's - Waxhaw, NC

  • The Salvation Army - Charlotte, NC

  • Wadesboro Rotary Club - Wadesboro, NC 

Ted Dellinger

Ted Dellinger, the founder of Dellinger, Inc., is a graduate of North Carolina State University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in North Carolina.  He has overseen the construction of close to 1,000 completed projects and continues today to be an integral part in Dellinger, Inc.’s day to day operations.

Chad Walters

Chad Walters was employed by Dellinger, Inc. in 2005 as an assistant estimator in the Line Division.  Since then he has served as Line Estimator, Project Manager, Division Head of the Highway Division and was named President in October 2016. 

Diane Collins is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with a B.S. in Mathematics. She serves as the Office Manager and has been with Dellinger Inc. since 1978. 


Diane Collins
Vice President & Secretary

Dean Kite has been with Dellinger Inc. since 2013. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Civil Engineering Technology with Construction Emphasis.


Dean Kite
Vice President

Todd Price is a 1987 graduate of Fairmont State University. He majored in Civil Engineering. He has 30 years of experience in Site and Utility Construction. He has been with Dellinger Inc. since 2017.


Todd Price
Vice President

Brandon Clontz has been with Dellinger Inc. since 2015. He is the division manager for the Highway Division.


Brandon Clontz
Vice President

Mike Edwards has been with Dellinger Inc. since 1987. He is the shop manager of construction equipment.


Mike Edwards
Vice President

Julie Linn is the Human Resource Manager at Dellinger. She is a graduate of Wingate University in Business Administration. She has been employed with Dellinger Inc. since 1984.

Julie Linn
Assistant Vice President & Assistant Secretary

Terry Wray is the Chief Project Estimator for the Line Division. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Civil Engineering Technology. Terry has been with Dellinger Inc. since 1983.

Terry Wray
Assistant Vice President & Assistant Secretary

David Grubbs is a project manager for the Plant Division. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Civil Engineering Technology. He has been with Dellinger Inc. since 1988.

David Grubbs
Assistant Vice President & Assistant Secretary

Marie Lathan has been with Dellinger Inc. since 1987. She is a do-it-all coordinator for the Plant Division. She has completed work as a project manager and estimator.

Marie Lathan
Assistant Secretary

Corporate Office:

2631 Old Charlotte Highway

Monroe, NC 28110

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 929

Monroe, NC 28111

Office: 704-283-7551

Fax: 704-289-8217


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

© 2018 by Dellinger Inc.