Focus is currently looking for candidates to fill the below list of roles:

Senior Superintendent

Experience:

  • 10 or more years in commercial construction supervision.
  • MUST have structural steel experience
  • Recent experience in the Greater Chicago Marketplace.
    • Subcontractors
    • Peers
  • Completed Multi-Family construction:
    • Garden Style, (3-4 story stick frame w/ precast concrete parking components).
    • For sale and for rent products
    • Precast parking structures
    • Land development
    • Ground up Construction – familiarity with all phases of construction-i.e. foundations through enclosure
  • Prefer experience with design/build delivery models.
  • Prefer experience with some degree of company self-performed work, i.e. worked for a company that ran their own carpentry or concrete crews.
  • Non-union employee status

Skills:

  • Previous positions must have included overall responsibility for project schedule, quality and safety for the project as a whole
  • Ability to develop logistics plans and manage phased projects.
  • Ability to manage competitive subcontract bid process and develop/document scope of work.
  • Proven project team leadership ability with multiple field reports.  Proven experience training and mentoring others.
  • Proven problem solving ability.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity w/ Microsoft Office Suite programs.  Experience managing schedule within Microsoft
  • Project.  Strong overall computer skills.

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management preferred, but applicable field experience will be considered equivalent.

Attitude:

    • Must be positive and energetic.
    • Must enjoy responsibility.
    • Measures their value by what they accomplish.
    • Be confident and assertive, but humble.
    • Be accountable.

Superintendent – Interiors

Experience:

  • Experience running multiple projects
  • Experience Completing Corporate Office Build Out
  • Retail build out
  • Occupied Space Renovation
  • Recent experience in the Greater Chicago Marketplace
    • Subcontractors
    • Peers
  • Prefer experience acting as liaison between owner / clients /subcontractor

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills

Superintendent I

Experience:

  • Experience Running Interior Finishes on a job
  • 2-3 years doing just the above on different product type
  • Experience Managing Schedule through P6 or Microsoft Project
  • Proactive time management on jobs / schedule
  • Experience Managing Pre Construction stage
  • Running weekly OAC meetings
  • Tracking meeting minutes
  • Managing subcontractors on general contracting jobs

What is important in this position is not years of experience but relevant experience:

  • Residential Construction
  • Interior Finished
  • Mixed Used
  • Commercial Construction
  • Senior Living
  • Hospitality
  • Office Build-Outs
  • Renovations
  • Ground up

Additional Characteristics Desired of all Focus Team Members:
Ability to bring tasks to completion
Ability to produce accurate and thorough work
Team Player / Collaborative
Positive Attitude

Please direct any inquires related to career opportunities at Focus to employment@focusrealestate.com