The Construction Site Supervisor runs the build site on a daily basis including creating the day’s work plan, solving problems, completing materials requests and ensuring all volunteers and homebuyers have a meaningful experience and are satisfied with their involvement. The Construction Site Supervisor has the experience and technical knowledge to construct an entire house and can execute homebuilding plans on schedule. Other responsibilities include performing work at other properties as requested by Management. On call 24 hours per day for emergencies.


Who we are looking for:

You have residential construction and remodeling experience, project planning and control experience, people management skills, and an enthusiasm for working with volunteers. The Construction Site Supervisor Position reports to the Construction Manager and supports Habitat Chicago’s mission by planning construction projects, overseeing safe and productive build sites, managing build site personnel (including AmeriCorps members, volunteers, and prospective homebuyers), and engaging with stakeholders around Habitat’s mission.


Key Responsibilities 

Project planning (25%)  
Ensure the scope, schedule, and resources are aligned to achieve planned project progress. 


Personnel management/training (25%)
Provide hands-on training and guidance to AmeriCorps service members in the accomplishment of their assigned tasks. 


Safety management (25%)
Ensure hazards related to both subcontracted and self-performed work are identified and mitigated. 


Quality management (25%)
Establish quality standards and ensure installed work meets those standards.


Leadership and teamwork
As a key Programs Team member, contribute to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership and personal integrity.



Salaried position ranging from $40,000-$45,000, depending on experience. 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer paid health insurance; access to dental, vision and 401k plans.


To Apply

After reviewing the attached Full Position Description, please submit a cover letter and resume to jason.brown@habitatchicago.org with “Construction Site Supervisor – Your Name” in the subject line by 6/15/19. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.

Full Description



Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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