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Construction Supervisor - Land Development #2404-237700-01

Date Opened
Monday, July 01, 2024 8:00 AM
Close Date
Sunday, July 14, 2024 11:59 PM
Planning Design & Development
  • $70,124 - $87,656 Commensurate With Experience


In working to put communities and citizens first, the City of Charlotte’s Department of Planning, Design, and Development is committed to creating great places. The Department of Planning, Design, and Development is chiefly responsible for collaborating with community partners, guiding growth, sustaining the natural environment while also designing vibrant and inclusive avenues for citizen enjoyment.


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.




This position is responsible for supervising, mentoring, coordinating, and overseeing the work of Construction Inspectors assigned with the inspection of private development work for compliance with approved construction plans and with City ordinances and standards including storm water and roadway. The position works independently or as part of a CLT Development Center team to provide support to the Development Community or Citizens when unresolved concerns surface.  Concerns will be fielded, information provided, conflict mediated, and complaints investigated.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision, guidance, and oversight to construction inspection staff
  • Provide periodic field monitoring and review of Construction Inspector activities
  • Coordinate resource leveling of inspection staff
  • Monitor inspection staff’s technical consistency and quality of project files/record-keeping (logs, timesheets, mileage reports) 
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings and final inspections
  • Supervise quality of work performed, worker productivity and site safety
  • Oversee the completion of construction projects to assure compliance with approved plans, City standards and ordinances
  • Correspond verbally and in writing with contractors, designers, developers, other staff members, and citizens
  • Coordinate with other Departments/Divisions such as Street Maintenance and Storm Water
  • Ensure technical and professional competency of self and staff
  • Provide documentation for the acceptance of new City streets.
  • Manage construction contracts for completion of subdivisions which are in default
  • Participate as an active member of the Development Center Leadership Team
  • Inspections to include stormwater drainage systems, culverts, stormwater control measures and roadway construction

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply conflict resolution techniques, and positive solution development
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written (ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus)
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in various types of construction plus an understanding of and experience in site restoration  
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and contracts
  • Intermediate computer proficiency level in Microsoft Office and ArcGIS
  • Must be able to demonstrate consistent past project construction and conflict resolution successes including basic surveying, engineering and construction standards and procedures and project inspection

Preferred Qualification

  • Associate’s degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, construction management, or related field plus five (5) years of work experience in general construction activities. 
  • Experience in storm water and roadway construction preferred. 
  • Previous supervisory, management, or mentoring experience desired.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED with seven (7) years of relevant work experience. 
  • Requires a valid driver's license and a good driving record with the ability to obtain and maintain a City Driving Permit, plus a dependable passenger vehicle.

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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