Superintendent, Civil & New Construction - Traveling
Job Details
Reed Construction - Chicago, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Road Warrior
Superintendent, Civil & New Construction - Traveling



Reed Construction is a fifth-generation, family-owned General Contractor with over 125 years of experience in the construction industry. Reed is well-known for its unmatched level of reliability, attention to detail, and customer experience. We are looking for a dynamic Superintendent to join our Field Operations Team. This individual will travel across the Chicagoland and out-of-state to lead various project assignments in the Corporate Interiors, Healthcare, and Cannabis markets. If you enjoy collaborating with a results driven team and are passionate about building great projects, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


The ideal candidate will work closely with our project management team and trade partners to ensure that work is delivered on-time, within budget, and to the highest degree of quality that Reed Construction is known for. This person will demonstrate strong leadership abilities and drive the project team to deliver an enjoyable and exceptional project experience.



  • Holds field team and trade partners accountable for all work performed while serving as the main point of contact in the field.
  • Displays a thorough understanding of project specifications, contract documents, drawings, potential code violations, and inspections.
  • Reviews construction documents such as schedules, drawings and submittals, and coordinates and executes various project activities while providing routine progress reports to all project stakeholders.
  • Campions project safety and quality control standards and ensures prominent postings of safety signage, including notices and permits.
  • Ensure 100% PPE compliance, reports and documents incidents, and immediately corrects unsafe actions.
  • Regularly conducts jobsite walkthroughs, toolbox talks and attends company safety seminars to ensure the highest safety protocols and procedures are in place.
  • Maintains master schedule, 3-week look-ahead, daily logs, progress photos and various project documents in Procore.  
  • Attend all scheduled meetings with regards to L10s, project management staff, clients, architects and other partners and engages in team collaboration to address and resolve issues.
  • Facilitates weekly coordination, pre-installation pull-planning meetings and distributes meeting minutes accordingly
  • Consistently utilizes Procore, MS Project and all other software (Microsoft Suite) to provide real-time data/reports to assist with making timely and informed decisions.
  • Develops and manages punchlist process to deliver timely project completion and an exceptional client experience.
  • Maintains and build exceptional relationships and communication with entire project team while conducting oneself in a courteous and professional manner at all times.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of experience as lead project Superintendent in a range of project sizes and scopes
  • Travel Required. Must be able to travel outside of Chicagoland area and or out-of-state ranging from  part-time to full-time for various project assignments 
  • Heavy Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical experience is required
  • Experience with new construction buildings ranging from $5M to $50M preferred
  • OSHA 30 Hour and First Aid/CPR certification is a plus
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of construction technologies such as project management and scheduling software
  • Ability to effectively lead a project team and work toward multiple deadlines at once
  • Goal-oriented – ability to problem solve,  react quickly to changing circumstances and still achieve the desired end results
  • Committed to producing high-quality work, striving for a “zero punch list” on every project
  • Organized, excellent verbal and written communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with project management software is a plus (Procore, On-Screen Takeoff, PM Web Solutions, etc.)




This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of this position.


Reed Construction is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Why Join Reed?


Reed Construction has been a proud part of Chicago’s infrastructure for over 125 years. We have grown immensely in the last decade are continuing to invest in our business and our employees. We build our teams strategically and make sure that commitment to our employees is paramount. Join us and benefit in:

  • Highly Competitive Healthcare Coverage, Paid Time Off and 401k with Company Match
  • Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Options
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Verizon Wireless Employer Discount Program
  • Fully Stocked Bar
  • Entrepreneurial Work Environment & Opportunity for Career Advancement
  • Ergonomic Desks
  • Charitable Time Off
  • Team Building
  • Gym Membership Discounts