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Construction Supervisor #2405-237700-01

Date Opened
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:43 AM
Close Date
Friday, June 28, 2024 11:59 PM
Storm Water Services
  • $76,593.00 - $85,102.00/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


Storm Water Services' mission is to serve the City of Charlotte by improving surface waters and conveying rainwater safely through well-maintained storm drainage systems. Each year Storm Water Services invests $100+ million in capital improvements and staff manages hundreds of storm drainage improvement projects. Storm Water Services is one of the largest stormwater utilities in the Southeast with approximately 215,000 customer accounts and more than 200 full-time positions.


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 based in the Construction and Utilities Division in Storm Water Services. A Construction Supervisor will be supervising, mentoring, coordinating and overseeing the work of Storm Water Services Construction Inspectors who are assigned with the inspection of various infrastructure and water quality improvement projects. This position may also supervise and provide direction and assistance to consultants performing construction inspection.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision, mentoring, performance reviews, direction and oversight to Construction Inspectors assigned to projects and activities  
  • Provide field monitoring of Construction Inspector (on the job) activities (includes time and contractor interaction) 
  • Coordinate with the Construction Manager on resource leveling of inspection staff, progress and management of contracts and projects  
  • Monitor inspection staff’s technical consistency and quality of project files/record-keeping (diaries, timesheets, mileage reports)  
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings; review contractor submittals for construction 
  • Monitor through inspection staff the progress of construction activities including the delivery and use of materials, tools, equipment, quality of work performed, worker productivity and site safety  
  • Oversee the completion of construction projects to assure compliance to project plans and specification  
  • Provide oversight in evaluating various construction methods and determining costs of assigned projects, write change orders to contracts and negotiate compensation for additional items for approval by the Construction Manager 
  • Correspond verbally and in writing with contractors, other staff members, designer of record, and residents 
  • Review changes to contract and plans 
  • Approve construction schedules  
  • Provide peer reviews of plans for constructability and claim reduction
  • Provide review and interpretation of construction contract language 
  • Review redlines for submission as Record Drawings 
  • Manage, track and report on construction contracts to the Construction Manager
  • Review and approve construction contract pay requests 
  • Coordinate with other Departments/Divisions such as Street Maintenance 
  • Provide safety training to inspectors 
  • Ensure technical and professional competency of self and staff 
  • Participate as an active member of the Storm Water Construction Leadership Team 
  • May be required for on-call emergency response activities

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in various types of construction plus an understanding of and experience in site restoration
  • Ability to demonstrate basic surveying, engineering and construction standards and procedures and project inspection knowledge
  • Experience in storm water and water quality project construction preferred
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written 
  • 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 Word, Excel and Outlook; demonstrated ability to apply conflict resolution techniques, and positive solution development  
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a good driving record with the ability to obtain a City Driving Permit, plus a dependable passenger vehicle

Preferred Qualification

  • Associate of Applied Science in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, construction management, or related field and 10 work experience in general construction activities
  • Previous supervisory, management, or mentoring experience desired; 
  • Ability to communicate in other languages

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduation or Equivalent and seven years of relevant work experience


Associate's Degree and five years of relevant work experience


Bachelor's Degree and three years of relevant work experience


$76,593.00 - $85,102.00 Commensurate with Experience

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 and physical examination. 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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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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