Traveling Superintendent - Light Industrial

Chicago Permanent USD85,000 - USD120,000
  • Established General Contractor with clear advancement opportunities
  • Excellent training program led by industry leaders

About Our Client

Our client offers a complete range of construction services for large scale light industrial and commercial projects. They have a proven track record in the construction industry and have become one of the top integrated developers/general contractors in Chicago.

  • Culture: collaborative work team and environment with strong mentor-ship
  • Project Portfolio: large scale light industrial multi-family, commercial, mixed-use, assisted living
  • Chicagoland based projects with minimal travel
  • Annual Revenue: $200M+
  • Great work/life balance - company outings and events
  • Strong compensation package with full benefits & PTO
  • Bonus potential (based on performance)
  • Strong backlog of projects and future pipeline in 2023

Job Description

  • Assist in the development of the Master Project Schedule.
  • Schedule all trade & manpower activities for efficient work flow.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings & walk-throughs, as required.
  • Attend trade contractor scope reviews prior to trade award.
  • Track long lead items & material procurement.
  • Enforce all OSHA safety rules.
  • Prepare & distribute focus schedules.
  • Coordinate all required inspections (municipal, material, etc.).
  • Identify schedule slippage & provide a recovery plan.
  • Prepare & distribute detailed Daily Construction Reports (DCRs).
  • Host weekly subcontractor coordination meetings & provide detailed meeting minutes.
  • Hold start-up meetings with subcontractors to review scope of work, schedule & safety requirements.
  • Support logistics planning.
  • Manage QA / QC program, including inspecting & approving the work product.
  • Assist in the preparation of RFIs, providing recommended solutions for consideration.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance project efficiency.
  • Manage efficient & timely project close-out including punch list completion, as-built review, attic stock demobilization, etc.
  • Maintain current OSHA required certifications (30-hour, CPR, scaffold, etc.)

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

  • 10+ years of supervisory experience on large projects for a General Contractor or Construction Manager
  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architectural Engineering, or equivalent preferred or equal experience
  • Working knowledge of field construction: systems, practices, safety and procedures
  • Working knowledge of general engineering principals and construction techniques, materials, methods, and sequencing
  • Knowledge of basic scheduling techniques (i.e., Critical Path Method)
  • Ability to interpret construction documents
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication, supervisory, problem solving, initiative, and teamwork skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project and Project Controls
  • Driver's license required
  • 30 hour OSHA certification (preferred)

What's on Offer

  • A competitive base salary between $80,000-$130,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based. (Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • PTO days - potential for unlimited PTO
  • Company wide events
  • Gas/fuel card offered
  • Company Vehicle offered
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
  • Local role - no outside travel
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