Site Prep Supervisor
Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
Tuesday through Saturday Work Week

Habitat Charlotte is currently seeking applicants for a Site Prep Supervisor.  This role will perform and manage tasks directly related to the initial phases of new residential construction of Habitat homes. These tasks will include, but are not limited to, clearing, grading, footing and foundation installation, and public utility coordination, while upholding high standards of safety, quality, and reflection of Habitat’s core values. We encourage residents from Habitat served communities to apply.  Please respond by 1/06/20 to be considered for this opportunity. 


We offer a great benefits package; Health, Vision, Short & Long-Term Disability, Dental, Life and a Retirement Plan with employer match.


Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Description


Basic Function:  Perform and manage others in the tasks directly related to land acquisition analysis and site development necessary to build Habitat houses, while upholding the standards of safety, partnership, quality, and team participation.


Essential Functions:

  • Manage Land Inventory. Duties include managing the following: maintenance, erosion controls, address verification, and obtaining water/sewer extensions. Also responsible for maintaining a property management database
  • Assist in Land Acquisition. Duties include completion of due diligence, confirming availability of utilities, and soil testing. Make acquisition recommendations to the Director of Land Acquisition
  • Manage Infill Site Prep Development. Duties include performing and supervising the following: permits and zoning, demolitions, clearing and grading, installing foundations, securing temporary and permanent utilities, erosion control, and all other site readiness measures
  • Manage Large Tract Site Prep Development. Work at all stages of development from planning and design to implementation. Emphasis on site management at Construction Start
  • Control Site Development Costs. Implement site prep and foundation strategy to ensure economic efficiency per lot. Examples are cutting vs. filling a lot, determining appropriate house plan, determining foundation type (slab, mono slab, crawl), setting foundation height, managing sub-contractor efficiencies
  • Ensure Quality Control. Develop and maintain tools to ensure subcontractor quality meets Habitat Charlotte standards. Utilize Habitat's administrative tools for job management, e.g., the construction manual, safety guidelines, ordering forms, etc. Maintain Habitat equipment as assigned. Maintain current knowledge of building practices, industry standards, and trends
  • Assist in Site Supervision. Function as a Site Supervisor, leading homeowner and volunteer crews, during peak seasons and high volume Saturdays. Work as the Habitat liaison to the annual Builders Blitz


Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervision of HabiCorps members, Fellows, volunteers/homeowners, and sub-contractors are required.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
  • Ability to work on roofs with a pitch up to 6:12
  • Ability to maneuver over uneven ground
  • 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  
  • Ability to lift at least 75 pounds

Internal Interactions:         

  • All Staff

External Interactions:        

  • Sub-contractors/Suppliers/Vendors
  • Code Enforcement/Zoning Inspectors/Building Standards
  • Habitat Homeowners/Volunteers/Donors
  • Utilities Companies
  • CMS Staff/Faculty/Students


  • Construction Experience
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • OSHA Certification
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Multi-Task

Service Week:                    Tuesday – Saturday, ~7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Required Meetings:            Weekly Construction Operations Department meetings

Personal Vehicle:                Construction vehicle required


The successful candidate must pass a drug test, have a clean background check and a clean driving record.