Jim Higgins

Senior Superintendent

Industry Start: 1990

Focus Start: 2019

As Senior Superintendent

As a Senior Superintendent, Jim’s first priority is the safety of the construction site. During his time at Focus he has maintained an excellent safety record. He has had zero recorded time loss due to safety and he maintains a 95% success rate in monthly safety inspections.

  • Lead all field construction activity.
  • Lead project field operations including but not limited to site logistics, project phasing, developing schedules, working with city to develop inspection phasing plans, review scopes of work and pre - planning.
  • Build and maintain positive field and community relations.
  • Manage vendors and trades to ensure the project goals are achieved including conflict resolution.
  • Coordinate final building turnover and municipality approval.

Industry Expertise

  • Accomplished in trade and supplier negotiation.
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Expert in time management with experience coordinating complex, multiphase construction progress.
  • Experiences ally dedicated to building inclusive construction sites.

Prior Experience

  • Summit Design Build, Superintendent
  • WPI Chicago, Oversaw all Field Operations

Education + Certifications

  • Diploma in Construction Studies, SCD Ireland
  • Certified Procore PM and Superintendent user
  • EPA Certified, Illinois
  • 30-Hour OSHA Certifed
  • DuPont Certified Installer
  • First Aid Certified
  • AED Certified


  • Autism Speaks, Volunteer
  • Make A Wish Foundation, Volunteer
  • Tiny 'n Tall Rescue, Dog Foster Parent Program Participant
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