Field Superintendent

(#12338) - Chicago, IL
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete

United Employment Group is seeking a Field Superintendent in Chicago, IL


Provide the necessary leadership and oversight to field crews that ensures a safe working environment, enhances profits, and increases customer satisfaction.


  • Project Planning
  • Attend all planning meetings to understand project information pertinent to the erection process
  • Identify project milestones, and potential problems, that could affect schedule
  • Establish the basic guidelines that the project will operate within, including erection sequence, critical lifts, rigging procedures, and coordination of crane assembly/ disassembly
  • Review and discuss with the Foreman the basic guidelines that have been established for each project
  • Ensure that each erection crew is executing the game plan for each project
  • Act as the knowledgeable resource for any erection related question that the foremen or office personnel may encounter
  • Communicate any changes in scope of work that would cause extra costs
  • Uphold all company policies and execute any disciplinary action as the office deems necessary


General Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field equivalent experience
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certified – Construction Industry
  • Excellent computer skills required, proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents
  • Excellent understanding of welding details and welding procedures
  • Ability to determine critical lifts, interpret crane charts, and create rigging schemes
  • Excellent understanding of cranes; assembly/ disassembly of lattice boom cranes and general maintenance
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, prioritize activities, and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • At least ten years’ experience in the management of precast erection


Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:
  • Must be able to spend 50% of the day working at a computer and 50% at upcoming and active jobsites
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move objects up to 50 lbs
  • Occasionally it may be necessary to work in outside conditions that can include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust
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