Walsh Construction

  • Project Superintendent - Hospitality Construction

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Los Angeles
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Experienced - Full-Time
  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Superintendent in Chicago, IL for traveling hospitality projects.

    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



    The Superintendent is responsible for the supervision, organization, planning, and scheduling of the physical execution of the work and the leadership and management of field forces, including the following:

    • Overall management of field operations including cost management, labor tracking and reporting
    • Creating and managing project schedule
    • Coordination of subcontracts, drawings, and specifications
    • Establishing budgets and controlling cost
    • Identifying the causes of cost variances and eliminate negative variances
    • Controlling waste
    • Identifying project risk, and work to mitigate it
    • Communicating quality standards to each subcontractor and vendor
    • Conducting systematic quality control inspections and coordinating agency inspections
    • Following company safety program, laws, and OSHA operating standards
    • Managing jobsite cleanliness 
    • Preparing daily time cards for personnel under supervision
    • Preparing daily logs
    • Planning and executing jobsite logistics
    • Managing project closeout and punchlist
    • Providing project communication including daily, weekly and monthly reports
    • Reviewing and approving subcontractor pay applications


    • Civil engineering or construction management preferred
    • 15+ years of relevant experience; 3 in a superintendent or leadership role
    • Experience with hospitality projects over $50M
    • Self-motivated
    • Strong follow up skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Communication skills


    Key Personal Attributes:

    • Makes solid experienced based decisions
    • Volunteers beyond capacity
    • Can rally a team
    • Strong sense of urgency
    • Earns respect and trust
    • Communicates clearly and effectively
    • Demonstrates financial acumen
    • Does not give up when facing setbacks
    • Champions company culture


    Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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