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General Superintendent - Process
Title:General Superintendent - Process
Graycor Company:Graycor Industrial Constructors
Location:Chicago, IL (Oakbrook Terrace)
Job Function:Project Management
Supervise the daily activities of the jobsite, ensuring that the work is performed in a safe and organized manner, is in compliance with the drawings and specifications, and is executed by the most economical means.
Reports to the Project Manager
  • Initiate project safety meetings for the on-site supervisors and labor force.
  • Manage and coordinate the activities of subcontractors, material vendors and direct labor forces via planning and scheduling.
  • Interface with the local union officials to resolve site-specific labor disputes.
  • Maintain open communication and goodwill with the Owner's representative, by coordinating pertinent work activities, attending project progress/scheduling meetings, etc.
  • Maintain project schedule controls and report problems or deficiencies to the Project Manager.
  • Document on-site activities that may impede progress or compliance to project/contract requirements.
  • Maintain strict control over the accuracy and quality for each work activity.
  • Identify, document and coordinate extra work.
  • Review and discuss change orders with the Project Manager prior to execution/authorization to proceed on additional work and/or change orders.
  • Purchase miscellaneous materials and services necessary for project execution with approval of the Project Manager.
  • Review and inventory the Superintendent’s package and comply with requirements therein.
  • Coordinate receipt of and inventory of all Owner supplied materials.
  • Provide status and photos weekly. Provide complete daily reports to the Project Manager.
  • Have thorough understanding of and maintain current complete set of project documents, blueprints, revisions, specifications and related items.
  • Verify ALL dimensions before constructions starts and confirm dimensions during the construction process.  Immediately advise the Project Manager and Owner of any discrepancies.
  • Review subcontract agreements related to the work for each trade. Identify exclusions and conflicts with contract documents and resolve same with the Project Manager.
  • Maintain strict control over the budget for each work activity and assist in preparation of project status reports.
  • Must be able to perform all responsibilities detailed above.
  • Associates degree or some college coursework in construction management or similar discipline preferred but not required.
  • 10+ years superintendent experience in the industrial construction markets of the process industries. 
  • Basic project controls skills required; Primavera software experience is a plus.
  • OSHA 30 safety certification preferred.
  • Must be familiar with a “self-perform” environment.
  • Must have previous experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Ability to travel extensively (up to 100%) required.

Graycor is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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