Luxury retail Superintendent

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Strong backlog of luxury retail projects throughout the Chicago area
  • Laid back environment and collaborative culture

About Our Client

This General Contractor located in the Chicagoland area is looking for an experienced traveling superintendent that has ground-up experience. They have been around for over 60 years and have always put growth and client relationships first. This is why they have such a competitive backlog and have high repeat client business. They offer exceptional benefits in return for this client facing position.

Job Description

Provide daily, on-site, project management and be responsible for all aspects of the project.

  • Negotiate all trade and vendor pricing per project to reach profitable agreements.
  • Determine needed site resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to
  • finish with attention to the project budget.
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule all work on-site to ensure deadlines will be met.
  • Assist in ordering materials and supplies.
  • Schedule deliveries on-site.
  • Provide a daily client update including project progress report and photographs; keep a daily log of what took place on-site for each project.
  • Communicate with the client daily about the project and be prepared to answer their questions.
  • Award all trade contracts and allocate their responsibilities.
  • Communicate quality and performance standards to all trade contractors and vendors.
  • Strive for no-defect, no schedule delay construction.
  • Supervise the work of each project on-site and provide guidance as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards on the job site.
  • Create the Project Close Out binder.

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The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in commercial and/or retail projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, FastTrack, as well as other software platforms
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • A leader and problem solver
  • Experience with scheduling and working closely with subcontractors and vendors

What's on Offer

  • Salaries up to $130K, dependent on experience
  • Bonus and commission opportunity
  • Competitive health care package
  • Cell phone and laptop provided
  • 401K match (has been 4%)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Standard PTO
  • Growth potential
  • Company events
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
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