Construction Superintendent - Complex Projects - North Suburbs

Winnetka, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Established General Contractor with clear advancement opportunities
  • High base salary, bonus potential, flexible PTO

About Our Client

Work as a Superintendent for a reputable, family feel general contractor in the Chicagoland area. Specializing in a large variety of projects, this company has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide ranging experience, collaborative teamwork, and fast paced growth. Additionally, our client places a strong emphasis on a positive company culture amongst a team of strong construction professionals.

  • Project Portfolio: commercial, public, higher education
  • Project Locations: mainly nothern suburbs of Chicago
  • One of the leading firms in the industry for over 30 years
  • Family-oriented work culture
  • Passionate team of leaders
  • Strong pipeline of projects leading into 2026

Job Description

  • Assume overall on-site leadership, coordination, and management of construction projects, ensuring strict adherence to project schedules and budgets.
  • Direct and supervise subcontractors, suppliers, and project teams, fostering a collaborative and efficient work environment.
  • Ensure compliance with design specifications, building codes, and regulations, and proactively address any construction-related challenges that arise.
  • Optimize resource allocation, including labor, materials, and equipment, to maximize productivity and project efficiency.
  • Collaborate closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless project execution and timely completion.
  • Maintain meticulous project documentation, including progress reports, daily logs, and change orders, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, subcontractors, and community stakeholders, fostering open communication and exceptional client satisfaction.
  • Enforce stringent safety protocols to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for all project personnel.

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

  • Demonstrated track record of five years as a successful Construction Superintendent in commercial construction.
  • Exceptional leadership abilities, inspiring and motivating project teams to achieve outstanding results.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, facilitating effective collaboration and stakeholder engagement.
  • Proficiency in interpreting construction plans, drawings, and specifications, ensuring accurate project implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction safety practices, regulations, and compliance, prioritizing the well-being of the project team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, adept at prioritizing tasks and meeting project deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field (preferred NOT required).

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary between $100,000-$120,000, based on skills and project/scope experience.
  • Guaranteed bonus and car allowance
  • Strong brand recognition in the Chicagoland area
  • Specific promotion track timetable with clear goals
  • Significant on-site support ranging from Field Engineers to Project Managers and leadership
  • Great work environment, strong communication
  • Company swag including laptops. cell phones, tablets, and branded apparel
  • 3 weeks of PTO
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Referral bonus available
  • No overnight travel
  • High-profile projects
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Project Manager
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