General Superintendent

  • USD135000 - USD160000 per year
  • Chicago, IL, USA Chicago IL US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page International - US
  • 22 Apr 18 2018-04-22

The General Superintendent will be responsible for all projects and all superintendents. This individual is the lead super on every projects and will be managing subcontracts, and other employees.

My client is a reputable name in the construction industry with a track record of successful construction projects across the Chicago Market. Having been in operations for over 30 years, they are clear leaders in the construction industry and a business synonymous with Chicago property development.


Responsibilities for the General Superintendent Will Include But Not Be Limited To:

  • Establish and maintain effective communication across the department and with all internal and external customers.
  • Define the roles and position descriptions for the site work production staff.
  • Develop site work production personnel by working with HR to recruit, hire, train, and motivate personnel.
  • Manage site safety as required and ensure subcontractor compliance.
  • Ensure quality and finish of all construction projects, insuring each meet company standards, and expectations.
  • Maintain high productivity to meet and exceed profitability goals.
  • Designate site superintendents and foremen for all site work projects.
  • Work with Project Managers to develop master schedules for projects.
  • Attend and participate in all in-house and owner site work preconstruction meetings.
  • Review all site work weekly schedules.


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or similar field.
  • 15+ years of construction experience.
  • 5+ years of management experience at supervisory level.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

Job Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to enter a company while they experience great growth, and thus taking on more and more responsibilities, providing you with the career opportunities you want! A few of the many perks offered by our client are:

  • Competitive pay
  • Full benefits
  • Car Allowance