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North Wind Group Site Superintendent 2358 NWGC in WAUKEGAN, Illinois

Location: Waukegan-North Chicago

Title: Site Superintendent

Schedule (FT/PT): FT

Travel Required: As Needed

Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind General Contractors, LLC (NWGC) is a small business firm that provides comprehensive construction services for commercial, military, and government customers. NWGC is part of a family of North Wind companies with common ownership under Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). NWGC offers clients a low risk small business backed by a mature, financially strong parent organization and an excellent past performance history.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team – not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.

Job Description

  • Ensure that the project maintains the required schedule by organizing, planning, monitoring, and inspecting work.

  • Good communications skills, verbal and written

  • Prepare schedules or assist scheduler for pay estimates and 3–week look ahead.

  • Prepare takeoff or assist project engineer with all required materials and ensure that materials and equipment are delivered to the site on time.

  • Assist project engineer in defining subcontract scope of work and verifying that the subcontractor is on the project when required and progress in accordance with the schedule.

  • Oversee that the activities of various workers do not interfere with one another.

  • Inspect the work of each trade and confirm that not only the quality of the work is up to standard, but that the work is being built in accordance with the plans and specifications.

  • Plan and run weekly progress meeting and assist in the performance of Quality Control preparatory meetings and inspection.

  • Computer use and knowledge of MS Word /Excel /PowerPoint /Primavera -P6

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications

  • Assist with project estimates, bid packages, and schedule preparation and budgets.

  • The position roles and responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.

  • Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Construction Management, Construction Science, Architecture, or Engineering, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience (within the last ten (10) years) as a Site Superintendent of construction OR High school Diploma and a minimum of eight (8) years construction experience (within the last 10 years) as a Site Superintendent with training in engineering and construction management

  • Completion of the Construction for Quality Management for Contractor course desired Familiar with requirements of USACE EM-385-1-1, and experience in the areas of hazard identification, safety compliance, and sustainability and OSHA 30-hour certification with Construction Health & Safety Technician certification desired

  • Working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, standards, codes, and guidance

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate work requirements with various staff and subcontractors

  • Able to communicate both written and verbally in English

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change

  • Knowledge of acceptable construction site practices including occupational safety and health regulations

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulation

  • Security requirements determined by the FBI. Limited background check and fingerprinting required.

  • The position requires working at the construction job site for extended periods of time. The position may require working during weekends and extended hours in order to meet deadlines.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.