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Physical Labor
Traveling Construction Project Superintendent
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The Walsh Group | Chicago, IL
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Job Description


Walsh is currently seeking a Project Superintendent for the Higher Education Building Group in Chicago, IL. We are looking for someone that would travel to different projects throughout the year.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

* Challenging, complex projects
* Creative and innovative problem solving environment
* Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
* Opportunities for growth, training, and development
* Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


* Overall management of field operations
* Create and manage project schedule
* Coordination of subcontracts, drawings, and specifications
* Establishing budgets and controlling cost
* Identify the causes of cost variances and eliminate negative variances
* Identify project risk, and work to mitigate it
* Communicate quality standards to each subcontractor and vendor
* Conduct systematic quality control inspections
* Follows company safety program, laws, and OSHA operating standards
* Manages jobsite cleanliness
* Prepares daily time cards for personnel under supervision
* Prepares daily logs


* High school diploma; Civil engineering or construction management preferred
* 6-8 years of construction management experience
* Previous Higher Education or Student Housing experience required
* Word and Excel skills
* CMiC experience desired
* Self-motivated
* Strong follow up skills
* Establishing relationships
* Leadership skills
* Communication skills
* Decision making skills
* Heavy travel required and may be required to relocate.
* Ability to transport under 50 pounds.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

About The Walsh Group

Walsh has practiced general building construction since its foundation in 1898 by Matthew Myles Walsh; the firm has been a family held business since that time. Walsh Construction was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1949; in order to facilitate national expansion efforts, The Walsh Group and additional subsidiary Archer Western Contractors were founded in 1983. Neither The Walsh Group nor either of its subsidiaries has ever failed to complete a contract.