Construction Supervisor


Exempt: N
Location: New Castle
Department: DON Management

The Construction Supervisor for DON Management will report to the VP of Housing and Community Development and will directly supervise and coordinate the daily activities and functions of the construction sites and workers.


Include the following.  Other duties as assigned.

  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction and the workers.
  • Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment.
  • Assign work to employees, based on materials or worker requirements of specific jobs.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Confer with management or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods.
  • Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, and company policies.
  • Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
  • Aid workers engaged in construction activities, using hand tools and other equipment.
  • Arrange for any repairs of company equipment or tools.
  • Confer with management to help initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, and hires.


Employee will request direction for non-routine tasks but is expected to exercise judgment and authority consistent with procedures or routine behavior.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or equivalent and seven years to ten years related experience and/or training in construction supervision; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and provide information to supervisors and co-workers by telephone, e-mail, or in person.  Ability to write, enter, transcribe, record, store, and maintain information in written or electronic form.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of consumers or employees of the organization.


Ability to solve problems and deal with variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings or other similar structures. Understanding of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.

The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employee will possess the ability to bend, stoop, crawl and stretch.

Employee will have the physical ability to use job specific tools and apply all ranges of motion to properly handle said tools.


    Were you 18 years of age or older on your last birthday?: *


    Do you have a valid driver's license?: *


    Do you have a car for work use?: *


    If you answered no to either of the last two questions, will you be able to arrange for independent travel?:


    Are you willing to undergo a criminal records and child abuse check as part of this application process?: *