Construction Superintendent

Powers & Sons Construction - Chicago, IL

Founded in 1967 by Mamon Powers Sr., Powers & Sons Construction Company Inc., is a highly respected commercial construction company. While corporate headquarters remain in Northwest Indiana, the firm has expanded to include fully staffed offices in Indianapolis, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois. Our commitment to excellence has allowed us to recruit and develop a top-notch team to undertake projects within our core businesses. Powers & Sons offers the highest level of quality construction services including: General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Owner's Representative services.

As a mid-size, family-owned General Contractor, Powers & Sons offers our employees the experience of working on large projects while still maintaining the feel of a small collaborative environment. At Powers & Sons, our commitment to not only our clients but also our employees is why for over 50 years we have become a staple in every market we work in.

As we continue to grow and expand, we are searching for an experienced and talented Construction Superintendent to join our team.

The Construction Superintendent will be responsible for the overall leadership and coordination of assigned project sites to include the timely and profitable completion in a professional manner. The Superintendent will have the responsibility to ensure that management is accurately and fully informed of project status through weekly labor reports, project schedule parameters, and quality measurements.

Job Responsibilities:
Review and be familiar with purchases/material orders and subcontracts after they are prepared by project manager or estimating.
Work with the municipalities in determining the special conditions and requirements of the project such as permits and other special items.
With assistance from the Project Manager, establish a construction schedule (network logic of use in Project Schedule). Develop and maintain the Project Master Schedule ensuring adequate information is available from the subcontractors and suppliers.
Assist Project Manager in developing thorough scopes of work including critical delivery paths.
Keep Project Manager informed of changing dates or requirements in the field relative to procurement dates.
Review material schedule and procurement status at weekly job progress meeting. Assist Project Manager in resolving procurement issues.
Work with owners, architects, and subcontractors on problems dealing with the project. Refer any items outside of your realm of responsibility or any problems which require additional staff support to the Project Manager.
Require subcontractor to fix incorrect work and recommend to Project Manager that we not pay for subsequent work unless corrected.
Coordinate all site activities in order to complete on time, within budget, and meet high quality expectations.

Bachelor’s Degree in Construction, Architecture, or Engineering related major.
Knowledge of the construction industry practices, procedures, and market trends.
Demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to effectively lead a team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Well-organized, ability to effectively plan, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.
Detail-oriented, with the ability to focus on quality, accuracy, and attention to detail.
Able to work under pressure and maintain professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines.
Ability to interact, develop, and maintain a positive professional relationship with all team members.
A learning leader's mindset; welcomes training and coaching; and assumes responsibility for their own work.
Excellent salary and benefits.

Interested candidates are asked to submit resume and salary requirements for consideration