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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineNovember 30, 2022
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$40,000+
Phone(434) 293-9066


Habitat for Humanity is currently seeking a full-time Construction Supervisor.

As Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville increases its production from 20 to 40 homes a year, we are presented with several new job openings in our Construction Department. We hope to hire 2-3 people for this role.

The Construction Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the construction of assigned homes. He/She will perform and manage others in the performance of tasks directly related to building Habitat houses, while adhering to high standards of quality, safety, and team participation. The Construction Supervisor will work primarily “on-site” directly managing all aspects home construction.

Job Duties

• Provide leadership to construction projects
• Ensure that houses are built in accordance with current building codes, schedule and budget, and
HFHI and HFHGC requirements (including any additional standards set forth by the Board)
• Train Crew Leaders and Volunteer Crew Leaders in safety, construction techniques, volunteer
supervision and use and maintenance of Habitat property and equipment
• Directly supervise through construction and leadership training, mentoring, and daily instruction
in a manner that supports their personal and professional growth
• Supervise, schedule and manage all subcontractors on assigned homes
• Coordinate all necessary municipal inspections for assigned houses throughout construction
• Order and ensure all necessary materials and tools are onsite to complete scheduled tasks;
perform material takeoffs to ensure efficiency
• Perform routine inspections of all houses to ensure quality control
• Participate in the creation and management of project budgets
• Coordinate and execute proper safety procedures for all staff, volunteers, and homebuyers
• Participate in weekly planning and scheduling of volunteers and construction staff Understand
need to balance critical path objectives with maximized volunteer engagement
• Create a safe, fun and inviting environment for all volunteers & homebuyers
• Work to create a continuity of construction techniques and volunteer experience across all
Habitat jobsites

Skills Required

• Positive, “can do” personality
• Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
• Minimum 5 years of experience with residential construction
• Natural preference for working in a team environment
• Familiarity with sustainable and green building practices including EarthCraft and Energy Star
• Strong construction skills including structural framing, siding, drywall, roofing, finish carpentry,
• Proven ability to teach building skills, lead groups and work well with people of diverse skill
levels and backgrounds
• Excellent delegation and leadership skills
• Considerable knowledge and experience in the construction/contracting business. Construction
management experience a plus.
• Ability to work well with diverse populations including sponsors, homebuyers, staff, community
leaders, board members, and other volunteers
• Strong organizational skills including ability to multi-task effectively
• Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook
• Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
• Ability to create and maintain a schedule

Work Schedule


Additional Info

Benefits include: Health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, mobile phone
allowance, contribution to retirement account and discount on purchases at the Habitat Store located in
the City of Charlottesville.