Retail Superintendent

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Be a crucial piece in the development of a team
  • Close-knit group that values communication in downtown Chicago

About Our Client

This GC in the heart of downtown Chicago works on specialized projects and values communication, energy, and effort. When working for this client, you will belong to a team and your ability to work with others is integral to a projects success.

Job Description

  • Manage subcontractors on site to maximize efficiency and ensure they meet contractual obligations and complete entire scope of work - including maintaining cleanliness, safety procedures, and staffing
  • Examine contract drawings and specifications for design deficiencies, impractical details and possible code violations, and bring these to the attention of the Project Manager for review with the Architect
  • Cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of inspection agencies, and to effect remedial actions indicated by the reports of these agencies
  • Chair weekly coordination and safety meetings with subcontractors and issue minutes to project team
  • Ensure that all required permits and/or licenses have been obtained and are renewed as needed
  • Directly manage and supervise the performance of internal labor force on site
  • Assist project team in creating initial project schedule, subcontractor scopes, and budgets
  • Study project plans and specifications to identify elements likely to affect constructability prior to construction start and determine appropriate construction methods, courses of action
  • Create and issue 2-week look-aheads to project team, subcontractors, and clients regularly
  • Update and maintain project schedule throughout the project, ensure team is aware of changes
  • Report all potential schedule delays to project team and mitigate delays by monitoring the progress of construction activities on site daily and holding weekly status meetings
  • Daily inspection of construction site to monitor safety compliance and enforce company and OSHA requirements
  • Oversee and inspect work in place and as it is performed against plans and specifications to ensure accuracy and highest level of craftsmanship is achieved
  • Document all daily activity on site daily and issue weekly field reports

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

  • Degree in Construction Management or Engineering
  • Ability to review drawings and specifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, and negotiation skills
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize various tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Project
  • Detail oriented and ability to work in a fast paced environment

What's on Offer

  • Base salary of $90,000 - $120,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Vehicle allowance/gas card
  • 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 Chicago market
Ethan Millan
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Project Manager
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Ethan Millan
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