Superintendent Jobs in Illinois

In charge of everyday onsite management. Construction superintendents ensure quality workmanship and verify that daily progress conforms to plan, and so must be able to read and understand specifications documents and scaled drawings. They are also responsible for the cleanliness and safety of their worksites.

Construction superintendents coordinate work schedules for all onsite teams, including skilled trades and general laborers. They must have advanced interpersonal and communication skills in order to maintain positive and efficient working relationships between customers, suppliers, and onsite personnel. They also manage the obtainment of supplies and equipment as necessary.

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Hays US - Chicago, IL
Superintendent, Construction, Chicago, Illinois, $100,000 Your new company Hays Construction are currently working with an Illinois Design Build General Contractor who are industry leaders in the I...
3 days ago
MR - Spokane - Chicago, IL
My client, a growing General Contractor, is searching for a Traveling Superintendent to support their Midwest construction projects. Our clientdevelops excellent working relationships with their clie...
2 days ago
Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation - Chicago, IL
Americas is currently seeking an experienced Superintendent - Modernization to join our world class team in our Chicago, IL office. The Modernization Superintendent is responsible for surveying and prepari...
2 days ago
Alston Construction - Rosemont, IL
CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT (Chicago) Are you an experienced construction Superintendent with a background in industrial and/or commercial ground-up projects? Alston Construction Company is looking...
3 days ago
Trillium Staffing Solutions - Elk Grove Village, IL
Trillium Construction is currently seeking a Construction Superintendent-Foreman for work in the Elk Grove Village, IL area. This Working Superintendent position involves 95% travel with projects focused o...
23 hours ago
Chicago, IL
paced retail construction company that is growing rapidly. We are looking for a construction superintendent to start immediately. This position would require travel. We are looking for someone with re...
3 days ago
NOVA - Taylorville, IL
of industrial machinery and equipment. Follows electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications. Responsible for assuring work is done in a professional manner, mee...
4 days ago
Naperville, IL
Working Knowledge of a variety of residential construction concepts, practices and procedures - Familiar with OSHA regulations pertaining to residential construction - Exercise sound Judgment to pla...
4 days ago
RealStreet - Chicago, IL
Requirements The Rail Transit Superintendent will need to have significant knowledge of track construction, regulations, and quality standards. This Rail Transit Superintendent is responsible communicati...
8 days ago
Schiller Park, IL
website for more information: ... Builders, Inc. is seeking a qualified and experienced Site Superintendent to oversee all aspects of the construction building process. Northern Builders offers a compe...
8 days ago
Alsip, IL
employment type: full-time Established Electrical Company is looking for an experience Electrical Superintendent . Industrial, Commercial and Residential knowledge is preferred. Please fill out attachment...
9 days ago
Mahomet, IL
1204 E Oak Street compensation: $600-$750 per week employment type: full-time For retail store build outs. Basic carpentry skills required. Vehicles furnished. Daily food/motel per diem. MUST...
10 days ago
Chicago, IL
ype: full-time Steadfast Management Company ( ... ) is seeking an experienced Construction Superintendent to be responsible for daily on-site construction and labor for our rehabilitation projects....
14 days ago
ARCO Construction - Chicago, IL
Murray has an exciting opportunity for a Traveling Superintendent. The ideal candidate will have five plus years working as a lead Superintendent on construction projects throughout the US. We are a...
14 days ago
Naperville, IL
Job Description: Construction Superintendent Reports to: Director of Renovations Job Summary: The individual in this position is accountable for the renovations and capital projects for the properties...
15 days ago

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Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Superintendent positions

  • James Mchugh Construction Company
  • Cb & I
  • ARCO Construction
  • Airoom Architects, Builders and Remodelers
  • Alston Construction
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • Hays US
  • Icon Medical Imaging
  • Level Construction
  • MR - Spokane

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Superintendent positions.

  • OSHA Certified
  • OSHA 30
  • OSHA 10

Qualifications / Skill Sets

The following top skills are often required or desired to land a Superintendent position

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  • Blueprints
  • Budgets
  • Building Codes
  • Change Orders
  • Commercial Construction
  • Communication Skills
  • Component Object Model
  • Computer Skills
  • Concrete
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Supervision
  • Contract Writing
  • Cost Management
  • Design
  • Design Build
  • Development
  • Documentation
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Estimating
  • Framing
  • General Contractor
  • Industrial Construction
  • Inspections
  • Installation
  • Job Costing
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Word
  • Organization
  • Packaging
  • Paving
  • Planning
  • Policy Development
  • Preconstruction
  • Pre-Construction
  • Primavera
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Closeout
  • Project Controls
  • Project Coordination
  • Project Management
  • Project Scheduling
  • Punctual
  • Quality Control
  • Regulations
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Remodeling
  • Renovation
  • Request For Information
  • Residential Construction
  • Safety Management
  • Scheduling
  • Scope Development
  • Shop Drawings
  • Site Supervision
  • Software
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Submittals
  • Training and Development

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