Modernization Superintendent – South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL

Full time @Otis posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Date Posted:

United States of America

OT552: CHW – Chicago Willis Tower 233 S Wacker Dr Suite 8100, Chicago, IL, 60606 USA

Modernization Superintendent

Otis Elevator Company is searching for a highly motivated Modernization Superintendent to drive productivity and the performance of modernization projects for the branch and customers. The Modernization Superintendent will be responsible for the modernization business, including field operations, customer satisfaction and overall general business management.

Essential Responsibilities

Direct, supervise, and lead the performance of field operations for the Modernization side of Otis’ business

Supervise mechanics and installation teams

Achieve all financial performance targets including profit and working capital

Conduct field education training ensuring that will create and maintain a safe working environment

Regularly perform field safety audits, jobsite inspections, and develop site safety/logistics plans

Coordinate all material deliveries and issuing purchase orders

Must be able to develop and maintain professional and productive relationships with co-workers, field employees, clients and others in contact with the job

Forecast and schedule labor resources ensuring successful project completion, maintaining customer quality assurance, and improving efficiencies

Accurately analyze situations and assist in developing contingencies for estimates

Education / Certifications

High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor’s degree preferred

Basic Qualifications

Ability to work in a highly team-oriented and dynamic environment

Candidate must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively develop expectations and relationships with internal and external customers

Needs to be self-motivated and able to manage many simultaneous projects and responsibilities

Successful candidate should be very comfortable in a technical environment utilizing Microsoft based computer software

Strong leadership skills and goal-orientated with strong time management and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

Elevator industry experience or experience leading field level associates/technicians in a similar industry preferred

Otis is the world’s largest elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service business. We serve customers in over 200 countries and territories around the world and maintain more than 2 million elevators and escalators globally. Our Gen2® elevator system, energy-saving ReGen™ drive technology and Link escalator solutions have set industry standards for innovation and performance. Otis has more than 69,000 employees, including engineers, digital technology experts, sales and functional specialists, as well as factory and field technicians. We are proud to be a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving, high-performance company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures to better serve our customers. So just imagine where you can take your career!

Otis is An Equal
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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