Chicago Construction - Traveling Superintendent

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD150,000
  • Opportunity to join a strong, successful and highly respected company
  • Benefits package and half-day Fridays year-round

About Our Client

Our client is a Design/Build General Contractor has been a reputable construction company in the Chicago for 100+ years. They are looking to expand their team with a motivated and self-sufficient Traveling Site Superintendent that has experience in Light Industrial, healthcare, and complex projects experienced.

  • Company Size: 200 people worldwide, 130 people located in the Chicago office
  • Projects: Light Industrial, Warehouses, Distribution Centers, Aviation, Rail/Transportation, Government, and Commercial
  • Revenue: Yearly revenue $150M-$200M
  • Project Locations: Chicagoland & Midwest,
  • ENR Ranked General Contractor
  • Backlog of projects and 80% repeat business

Job Description

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 Traveling Site Superintendent will:

  • Partners with project manager during the construction phase to budget, manage, and forecast the following: subcontractor labor, equipment, materials, small tools, consumables, & general conditions
  • Develops and implements site utilization plan and establishes needed crew sizes
  • Assures construction schedules are maintained by trade contractors
  • Develops, updates and reviews on a frequent and regular basis, project schedule and 3-week look ahead, daily reports, safety checklists, and ensures on-site adherence to company insurance policies
  • Maintains quality control by frequent and regular inspection of work in progress and completed projects
  • Provides proactive and intentional leadership in developing the safety culture on the project site. Maintains construction safety and administers company and OSHA compliance program.
  • Develops, maintains and enhances contractor and vendor relationships
  • Coach, mentor and train field personnel

The Successful Applicant

A successful Traveling Site Superintendent:

  • Bachelor's Degree, in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field
  • 8-10+ years of experience of supervisory experience in Construction
  • TI and ground-up experience with large Light Industrial projects
  • Working knowledge of field construction: systems, practices, safety and procedures. Also, knowledge of general engineering principals and construction techniques, materials, methods, and sequencing
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients.

What's on Offer

  • Salary Range: $100K - $150K (based heavily on experience)
  • Competitive Benefits package including Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Per Diem with all travel/lodging expenses reimbursed
  • Paternity/Maternity Leave
  • Yearly and individual bonuses
  • 3 weeks PTO plus holidays
  • Flexible work hours with half days on Fridays
  • Car Allowance or vehicle provided
  • Phone Allowance
  • 401(k) with 5% company match
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