Assistant Superintendent

Clark Construction Group - Chicago, IL4.1

Full-time | ContractEstimated: $56,000 - $78,000 a year
There is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it’s our people. You can play a critical role in the future of our cities and communities with a career at Clark Construction. From monuments and museums, to stadiums, hospitals, universities, highways, hotels and more, Clark has shaped America’s skyline for over a century. Our work leaves a lasting legacy; the same goes for our people. We owe our success to the leadership, talent, and drive of our employees. With a wide range of opportunities from management, to finance, to engineering and more, explore the many ways to grow your career and build your own legacy at Clark. Come be a part of our team, today!

The Assistant Superintendent coordinates field operations for specific areas and/or specific self-performed and subcontracted trades on a project. Assistant Superintendents ensure that construction work is completed according to a project’s planned sequence and schedule, and implement and enforce pertinent safety and quality control procedures.


Supervise and coordinate installation of work in accordance with the contract documents, project schedule and the planned sequence of work. Be aware of project milestone dates and the requirements to achieve them.
Have thorough knowledge of the Contract Documents and the scope of work for the specific area(s) or trade(s) assigned.
Develop an understanding of the duration of each activity.
Apply knowledge of equipment capability and develop plans for optimum utilization.
Know the scheduled delivery dates for all material and equipment that have a direct effect on the area(s)/trade(s) assigned.
Supervise field work force to assure that all work is put in place in the most cost effective manner. Know the budgets for work that is being supervised. Determine causes and develop remedies when costs are not in line with budget, estimate, and/or reasonable expectations.
Implement the safety program. Conduct regular, scheduled and unscheduled, safety inspections to assure all working conditions and work habits are in compliance with company and government standards. Take remedial action when required. Establish a procedure for hazard recognition at the beginning of every new activity. Be thoroughly knowledgeable of all of the company's safety standards, manuals, and procedures.
Maintain good working relationships with subcontractors and suppliers.

Undergraduate degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related discipline
3 to 6 years of construction management experience in a field supervisory role.
Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others including subcontractors and suppliers
Working knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment, manpower, etc.
Well versed in safety and government regulations (eg ,OSHA) with success in implementation on a job site.

Clark Construction Group, LLC, (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) employer. All hiring and employment decisions are made without regard to a person’s race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status and any other status or characteristic covered by an applicable federal, state or local EEO law. An employer may not require or demand as a condition of employment, prospective employment or continued employment that an individual submit to or take a lie detector or similar test. An employer who violates this law is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine not to exceed $100.