Retail Construction Superintendent

Innovative Construction Solutions, Inc.

ICSI is a construction partner resource for leading developer clients of multi-state, repetitive retail construction developments throughout the Midwest and beyond. Whether the project is a new ground up 200,000 sf store, a 70,000 sf store conversion to a multi-tenant development or a 5,000 sf interior remodel, ICSI has the historic data, experience and personnel to proactively analyze, manage and deliver all types of retail stores in the most cost effective and timely manner in compliance with the developer’s obligations to their retail tenants. We are also experiencing growth opportunities for the company to expand its construction opportunities with current developer/clients to include entertainment concepts and theater, as well as mixed-us development, including multi-family experience in these areas is a definite plus as well.

Our philosophy is that good client relationships hinge on open, honest communications and a true team effort both internally and externally. We practice the integrated team approach at all levels of our organization and project team. Our mission is to provide the highest caliber of professional management services from concept to delivery to help our clients meet their objectives.

We are currently seeking both Local and Traveling Commercial Construction Superintendents to support the growth we are experiencing amongst our client base specifically in the Iowa market, targeting Tiffin, IA. The ideal candidate takes initiative and is self-motivated, reliable, organized, innovative, resourceful and have excellent attention to detail and quality. Strengths as a planner, coordinator, problem solver, communicator, negotiator, motivator, manager, leader and team builder are all key toward being a leading Retail Superintendent.

The right Superintendent is responsible utilizing their expertise in planning, managing and leading the entire construction team on a daily basis to deliver their projects within the established safety, timeliness and budgetary goals to the satisfaction of our clients. Successfully managing all of these responsibilities is key toward achieving the goals of ICSI and its clients.


  1. Develop short term and long-term schedules and gain commitments from subcontractors and suppliers to achieve mutual goals
  2. Manage all day-to-day construction activities from mobilization through punchlist completion in an efficient and productive manner including, but not limited to:

a. Scheduling of subcontractors and suppliers
b. Scheduling of delivery of equipment and materials
c. Coordination of all needed inspections
d. Acquisition of occupancy permits
e. Preparation and completion of punchlists within 2 weeks of punch walk

3. Daily interaction with Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Architects, Engineers, Clients and
Client’s Tenants
4. Study and understand all plans, specifications and contracts to allow efficient and timely coordination of work and proactive problem solving
5. Monitor and verify subcontractor work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and standard industry practices for a high quality project
6. Coordinate all required testing and inspections
7. Conduct and document weekly job meetings with subcontractors on site or planned to be on site prior to the next meeting
8. Conduct pre-installation meetings with contractors for critical systems such as façade details, window systems, MEP coordination, etc.
9. Manage cost control of General Conditions expenses
10. Control the day-to-day decision-making regarding project sequencing utilizing a 3 week look-ahead schedule
11. Prepare project specific site staging plan
12. Conduct and document subcontractor orientation meetings prior to their commencement of work
13. Maintain the record set of as-built drawings and coordinates completion of all close-out documents
14. Prepare and manage a project specific safety plan and manage implementation of the ICSI safety program
15. Prepare detailed weekly paperwork including daily reports, weekly reports, weekly safety toolbox talks, weekly safety inspections, 3 week look ahead schedules, weekly expense reports, daily and weekly photos, etc.
16. Prepare RFIs and submit for issues requiring clarification and coordinate with the PM and PC
17. Maintain a rolling punchlist and manage timely completion on a weekly basis
18. Coordinate transfer of all utilities to the appropriate parties
19. Attend and participate in quarterly company meetings when scheduled
20. Exhibit sound and accurate judgement
21. Maintain professionalism with all parties while performing its duties
22. Other duties as required or assigned


  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma; Junior college or construction education preferred
  • Construction Superintendent: 5 years’ experience
  • Retail Construction Experience: 5 years preferred
  • Experienced in Multi-family and mixed use commercial projects: 5 years preferred
  • OSHA 10-hour certification
  • Current FA/CPR certification
  • Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word & Excel, Microsoft Project
  • Experienced in working with smart phones, tablets and laptops
  • Excellent time manager with the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate superior retail plan and specification reading and comprehension
  • Strong team builder capable of motivating subcontractors and suppliers to achieve a common goal
  • Experienced in working in occupied facilities/developments



  • We offer competitive salaries and benefits
  • Medical, prescription & dental benefits
  • Company paid life & disability insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid time off & Holidays
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid living expenses while traveling

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Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and Veterans

Job Benefits:
  • We offer competitive salaries and benefits
  • Medical, prescription & dental benefits
  • Company paid life & disability insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid time off & Holidays
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid living expenses while traveling
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Retail Construction Superintendent

Innovative Construction Solutions, Inc.

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Job ID: 82826

Posted 13 days ago

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