Superintendent - Retail Projects

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD80,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • Competitive salary, benefits, company car, bonus structure, PTO, 401K plan
  • Rapidly growing general contractor with a strong project pipeline.

About Our Client

My client is a general contractor and a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, and embracing emerging technologies. The company prides itself on its family atmosphere and has established a fantastic company culture for all employees. They are currently seeking an experienced local Superintendent to join the team.

Job Description

Key responsibilities for the Superintendent includes:

  • 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.

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

A successful candidate includes:

  • 3+ years of experience as commercial construction superintendent
  • Ground up experience preferred
  • Experience in commercial, health care, retail, industrial or hospitality experience is preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, FastTrack, as well as other software platforms
  • OSHA certified required
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Willing to learn & grow within the company
  • Track record of previous success within a reputable commercial GC

What's on Offer

  • Salaries up to $95K+
  • Bonus and commission opportunity
  • Competitive health care package (medical, dental, vision)
  • Gas card
  • Company credit card
  • Cell phone and laptop provided
  • 401K match
  • Ongoing training and continuing education
  • Paid holidays
  • Industry leading PTO
  • Growth potential
  • Company events
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