New Construction Site Supervisor
Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
Full-time, Exempt
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Tuesday through Saturday Work Week


Imagine a career where you get to work with great people and could have a life-long impact on the families in your community. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a leading nonprofit organization in the field of affordable housing.


Habitat Charlotte is searching for a talented and committed professional to serve as a New Construction Site Supervisor. This position is responsible for performing and managing others in the performance of tasks directly related to building Habitat project homes, while upholding the standard of partnerships, quality, safety and team participation.


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


Job Description


Essential Functions:


Management Skills

  • Willingness and ability to work well with all types of people
  • Operate as a team member, communicating openly and maintaining respect for others
  • Self-motivated, organized, and follows through with tasks and responsibilities
  • Supervise, monitor, and delegate tasks to volunteers and other team members, as appropriate
  • Maintain current knowledge of building codes, Habitat standards, and safety regulations
  • Foster good relationships with Volunteers, Homeowners, Inspectors, and Sub-Contractors



  • Communicate effectively with people of all levels
  • Promote partnership among all participants within Habitat Charlotte, giving special attention to the needs and concerns of home owners, staff, volunteers, and donors
  • Develop and maintain good communication with building suppliers, subcontractors, trade professionals, volunteer group leaders, other potential volunteers and donors
  • Communicate with subcontractors and inspectors to insure that their tasks are completed thoroughly, efficiently, with minimal call - backs and according to the established standards of quality and safety


Project Management

  • Perform all tasks with little supervision
  • Manage all aspects of the New Construction process from project start through the warranty process
  • 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
  • Respond promptly to warranty work
  • Notify the appropriate team member, in a timely manner, when team resources are needed for specific jobs
  • Utilize Habitat's administrative tools for job management, e. g. the construction manual, safety guidelines, ordering forms, volunteer management, etc.


Position Requirements

  • Provide a safe working environment at all times – Abiding by all Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, OSHA, and EPA safety standards
  • Directly supervise AmeriCorps, Apprentices, and Construction Interns providing construction and leadership training, mentoring, and daily instruction. Encourage and support members to increase their skills and abilities in all aspects of their position
  • Maintain quality of construction in accordance with local, state, federal, and Habitat Charlotte building standards
  • Maintain flexibility of schedule to utilize Volunteers, help other Supervisors, and respond to specific homeowner and office requests
  • Maintain Habitat equipment, as assigned


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 within crawlspaces
  • Ability to maneuver over uneven ground
  • Ability to lift up to 75 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
  • Ability to operate basic computer skills


Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Construction Management Experience
  • Ability to Perform all Construction Tasks Related to Projects
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Good Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Good Organizational Skills
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Safety Certifications – OSHA, Preferred
  • General Contractor License, Home Inspection License, or BPI Certification, Preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred


Internal Interactions

  • Habitat Staff
  • Construction Apprentices & Interns
  • AmeriCorps Members


​​​​​​​External Interactions

  • Sub-ContractorsCode
  • Enforcement Officials
  • Building Standards/Zoning Officials
  • Habitat Volunteers
  • Habitat Homeowners
  • Utility Companies


Level of authority: Supervise Apprentices, AmeriCorps Members, Construction Interns, Volunteers and Sub-Contractors as needed

Estimated Time Commitment: Full Time Position – 40 hours/week

Service Week: Tuesday – Saturday

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

Personal Vehicle: Personal construction vehicle required


The successful candidate must pass a drug test and a clean background check is required.