Superintendent - Bridge Construction in Chicago at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Job Description

Superintendent - Bridge Construction

A leader in the heavy civil/heavy highway industry is seeking a seasoned to fulfill the responsibilities of Bridge Superintendent. We look for those passionate about leading projects from the field with the desire to grow within the organization.

The Bridge Superintendent is responsible for field planning and the management process of our bridge and heavy highway related projects. This includes the ability to ensure work is well planned, executed and completed with exceptional quality while working safely and delivering projects on time and under budget. This role ensures the smooth progress of the project and represents the company in a professional manner.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work with the project manager to determine method and sequencing of construction. Plans, directs, coordinates and budgets activities.
  • Manage day-to-day activities and prepare daily electronic field logs.
  • Manage multiple tasks, crews and projects as well as be able to handle changes in project priority based on resource availability.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with owner, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Communicate and promote safe working environment and company safety standards, with strong knowledge of OSHA regs in regard to crane and bridge construction.
  • Must be able to read plans and have a strong knowledge of various DOT specifications and standards. Superintendent will inspect work in progress to ensure quality workmanship that conforms to contract specifications and standards.
  • Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel and inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in road, bridge, concrete construction, asphalt paving and/or related area
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a foreman-level or similar supervisory role
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and industry requirements
  • Ability to take on challenges, adapt to changing conditions, and manage multiple priorities without direct supervision
  • Valid Drivers' License and ability to maintain a clean driving history


  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Lucrative bonus plans
  • Complete benefits package
  • Positive work environment

If you have a passion for construction, please do not think twice about this opportunity and apply now! Our client is ready to hire.

If you're interested in this position apply online or submit your resume and project list to Kenna Warren at

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.