Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity - Construction Supervisor

Job Tile                  Construction Supervisor – New Residential Construction                             

FLSA Status            Exempt                                                           

Revision Date        5/31/2024



The Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity is looking for a full-time Construction Supervisor to service the Savannah/Chatham County area. This position supervises overall site management for residential construction projects. This position reports to the Construction Manager.



  • Oversee site development for new residential construction
  • Supervise site operations with construction team, subcontractors and volunteers
  • Train subordinates and volunteers on proper construction techniques and applicable safety regulations
  • Obtain permits and licenses from applicable jurisdictions for various stages of construction based on housing plans provided by the Construction Manager
  • Communicate with the Construction Manager on a weekly basis regarding construction progress to mitigate project delays or adjust project timeline
  • Monitor and update construction budgets routinely to ensure budget conformity
  • Garner relationships with construction partners to source gifts in-kind services and materials
  • Coordinate purchase requests for materials and services with the Construction Administrator
  • Track inventory for active projects and supplies for general use
  • Comply with jurisdictional and other applicable building codes to ensure quality building standards
  • Prepare construction reports to share with the Construction team and site volunteers
  • Adhere to the organization procurement policy to maintain a competitive bidding process
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks to reduce liability
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Construction Manager



This position supervises the Construction Site Leader, subcontractors and volunteers.



Education, Training, Special Licenses:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Must have an acceptable criminal background check and pass a pre-employment drug screen.



  • Proven work experience in residential construction
  • Intermediate knowledge of construction management processes and methodology
  • Common knowledge of industry services and products, safety regulations and quality standards
  • Familiarity with construction management software



  • Lead, manage, supervise and motivate individuals and teams of volunteers
  • Plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and manage multiple work activities
  • Read and interpret standard residential construction blueprints and specifications
  • Analyze challenges in current operations and define alternative solutions to improve performance
  • Basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, supply quantities, and other scalable figures
  • Meet stringent deadlines imposed by internal and external entities
  • Formulate project budgets and analyze finance reports to maintain adequate cost controls
  • Use simple and complex construction tools and equipment to perform duties
  • Develop strategic relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and community partners
  • Research public and private funding opportunities and proposal requirements
  • Build network of industry experts, community advocates, and skilled laborers
  • Exude a passion and strong appreciation for the mission of the organization;
  • Communicate effectively through written and verbal modes
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to a diverse population
  • Exhibit proficiency with Microsoft Office365 software suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and adaptability to use other relevant technology




This job is primarily performed on a construction site with various duties performed in an office setting. This position is scheduled to work forty (40) hours per week, Tuesday - Saturday from 7:30am – 4:30pm with one (1) hour for lunch. Weekend availability and other flexible scheduling is required.


Sick time is accrued at five (5) days per year and earned on a prorated basis after ninety (90) days of service. Vacation time is accrued at ten (10) days per year and earned after twelve (12) months of service. Medical reimbursements and retirement benefits are offered after ninety (90) days of service.

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