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Construction Superintendent - North Suburbs

Wilmette, Illinois
$80,000 to $125,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
  • Medium sized general contractor with an excellent reputation
  • Dynamic leadership, inclusive culture, excellent project delivery, career growth

About Our Client

Michael Page has partnered with one of Chicago's top General Contracting firms. Established over 20 years ago, this GC is a mid-sized GC firm who focuses on commercial, multifamily and hospitality projects. They offer enormous growth potential as they are looking to bring in talented construction professionals to fill out their team. Priding themselves on their diverse projects, they have managed to implement a portfolio that has led to national recognition. They focus on medium scale industrial projects up to $8M, with an extremely strong forecast of projects in the Chicago-land area in coming years.

Job Description
  • Lead the on-site team from construction start through project close
  • Proactively identify and help Remedy design deficiencies, schedule concerns, and other project-specific issues.
  • Communicate and interpret contract scope to the entire site management team.
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings with all subcontractors prior to beginning each phase of work.
  • Create and maintain a project production schedule
  • Review and assist in developing scopes of work for each subcontractor.
  • Administer a Quality Control Plan.
  • Review and approve all invoices and requisitions to ensure correct payment to vendor.
  • Enforce safety protocols to ensure job site consistently adheres to OSHA safety standards.
  • Supervise and evaluate assigned project personnel and maintain a positive work environment
  • Communicate regularly with owners, construction managers, other superintendents, and project coordinators to ensure progress is achieved.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant
  • 6+ years of experience as a Superintendent with a general contractor or developer
  • Commercial, multifamily and hospitality construction experience is preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management or a related field is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Good time management skills
  • Ground up experience is preferred
  • Proven ability to deliver commercial construction projects on time and on budget
  • Must be able to work in a multiple-project environment
  • Ability to read and understand plans
  • Desire to travel throughout the country for projects
  • Technical understanding of residential construction including building codes, trade sequencing, and best building practices
  • Capable of problem solving and experience with complex detailed projects
  • Work with subcontractors, suppliers, utilities, city inspectors, organize and direct activities concerned with their construction projects
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, performance, and quality standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications
  • Monitor and control project through managing the construction schedule and directing subcontractors and suppliers to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget
  • Investigate potentially serious situations, anticipate project delays, monitor job site safety, and implement corrective measures

What's on Offer
  • Base salary of $80,000 - $125,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Comprehensive benefits package to include: 401(k), Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing local market
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  • Job Reference: 719277231-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Wilmette, Illinois
  • Salary: $80,000 to $125,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent