Traveling Superintendent- Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD150,000
  • Backlog of projects into 2023
  • Highly competitive base salary and benefits package

About Our Client

Our client is a premier general contractor. They have been family owned and operated for about 50 years and have hit a major growth mode over the past 5 years. They focus primarily on retail projects, but also do education and commercial work. If you are a motivated individual looking for an employer that will value your hard work, this is a great opportunity for you!

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.


  • 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.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2-5 years experience of running projects on site
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team enviorment
  • Experience in managing, training and developing people
  • Proven ability to deliver construction projects on time and on budget
  • Must be able to work in a multiple-project environment
  • Ability to read and understand plans
  • Technical understanding of residential construction including building codes, trade sequencing, and best building practices
  • Capable of problem solving and experience with complex detailed projects
  • Work with subcontractors, suppliers, utilities, city inspectors, organize and direct activities concerned with their construction projects
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, performance, and quality standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications
  • Monitor and control project through managing the construction schedule and directing subcontractors and suppliers to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget
  • Investigate potentially serious situations, anticipate project delays, monitor job site safety, and implement corrective measures

What's on Offer

  • Excellent career and leadership growth opportunities - add value immediately
  • Great benefits packages. Base salary from ($100,000 to $150,000) based on experience
  • Competitive bonus structure based on performance
  • Reviews every year
  • 401K Plan
  • Cell Phone allowance
  • Car allowance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Vacation
  • Join one of the most well respected, and reputable construction firms in Chicago
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Site Manager
Business Services
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Madelyn Isaacson
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