New Construction Site Supervisor

One of the leading affordable housing nonprofits in the area, Habitat Charlotte Region partners with hundreds of families each year through affordable homeownership, home preservation and financial literacy training. As a New Construction Site Supervisor, you’ll play an integral role in our vision of a world where everyone has a safe and affordable place to live.

Why join Habitat?
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Industry-leading healthcare, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care)
• Work/life balance supported by generous PTO
• Career development and promotion opportunities
• Casual working environment
• Retirement planning a 403(b) with 3% organizational match

Basic functions:
Responsible for managing the day to day field operations for new homebuyer projects. Personally perform and manage others in the performance of tasks directly related to building Habitat homes, while upholding the standard of partnerships, quality, safety, and team participation. The associate should show initiative, represent Habitat in a positive and professional manner, and be able to adhere to schedules and deadlines.

Essential functions (other duties may be assigned):
• Project Management
• Perform all tasks with little supervision
• Manage all aspects of the New construction process from project start to completion
• Plan for each work day to insure that all necessary resources- material and human- are available to complete the task list
• Supervise, monitor, and delegate tasks to volunteers, home owners and other team members as appropriate
• Complete walkthrough reports (safety, framing, and final) in a timely manner
• Notify the appropriate team member, in a timely manner, when team resources are needed for specific jobs
• Maintain quality of construction in accordance with local, state, federal, and Habitat Charlotte Region building standards
• Utilize Habitat’s administrative tools for job management, e. g. the construction manual, safety guidelines, ordering forms, volunteer management, OneDrive, etc
• Directly supervise New Construction Apprentices, Assistants, and AmeriCorps Members, as assigned, providing construction and leadership training, mentoring, and daily instruction
• Maintain flexibility of schedule to utilize volunteers, help other supervisors, and respond to specific homeowner and office requests
• Utilize knowledge and skills of residential construction to efficiently complete projects
• Develop and maintain good communication with building suppliers, subcontractors, trade professionals, Church leaders and other potential volunteers and donors
• Communicate with subcontractors and inspectors to ensure that their tasks are completed thoroughly, and efficiently, with minimal call – backs and according to the established standards of quality
• Maintain safe and effective working order of Habitat tools and equipment
• Be an effective team member when working with staff and volunteers
• Good verbal communication skills
• Demonstrate a positive and respectful attitude when interacting with employees, homeowners, volunteers and the public
• Show initiative
• Regular and reliable job attendance
• Adhere to schedule
• Represent Habitat in a positive, professional manner
• Required: CPR/First Aid, OSHA certification
• Preferred: NC General Contractors License, Green Building Certifications, Bachelors Degree
• Ability to operate Microsoft office programs, OneDrive
• Willingly adhere to Habitats Code of Conduct Policy and any other policies set forth by the organization
• Habitat Charlotte Region related tasks as requested by supervisor

Physical requirements:
• Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
• Ability to work and maneuver on roofs and high spaces
• Ability to work in tight confines and crawlspaces
• Ability to maneuver over uneven ground
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
• Ability to stand most or all of any given day
• Ability to work outside for extended periods of time during all months of the year

Internal interactions:
All Habitat Staff

External interactions:
• Sub-Contractors
• Code Enforcement Officials
• Building Standards/Zoning Officials
• Habitat Volunteers
• Habitat Homeowners
• Utility Companies

Level of authority:
• Supervise Apprentices
• AmeriCorps Members
• Construction Assistants
• Volunteers and Sub-Contractors as needed
• Apprentices, when assigned, will report directly to the Site Supervisor

Service week:
Tuesday through Saturday

Required meetings:
Weekly construction meetings, weekly all-staff meetings

Personal vehicle:
Personal Construction vehicle required

Estimated time commitment:
40-45 hours/week


Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.