Site Superintendent

Website Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro

Position Summary:

The Site Superintendent is responsible for all project- related construction site supervision and provides overall onsite administrative and technical management of the construction project site. The duties of the Site Superintendent include coordination of all field activities, and working with unskilled to skilled volunteers, while maintaining the project’s schedule and providing quality control.



Site Supervision

  • Supervise daily construction efforts to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule requirements
  • Communicate site rules regarding safety procedures to volunteers and enforces those rules
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise onsite volunteer functions along with material control and logistics
  • Provide technical assistance, construction document interpretation, and recommendation of construction methods and equipment as required
  • Assist in developing and implementing the project schedule, provide weekly project reports, and perform all necessary field paperwork as required
  • Coordinate with staff to organize and plan for special events
  • Schedule and manage Building Department inspections and implement required corrections


  • Provide construction skills training for volunteers of widely varying ability level
  • Provide daily site safety meetings and continuous safety compliance

Personnel Supervision

  • Select and assign volunteers according to their abilities to the jobs that are needed
  • Supervise AmeriCorps National Direct and Vista members as assigned
  • Attend new hire AmeriCorps job interviews and assist with selection

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in construction field
  • Ability to successfully perform the essential responsibilities of the position
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred
  • Technical Skills – thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction including technology, equipment, and construction methods required for effective performance by subcontractors, volunteers, and partner families
  • Organization Skills – the ability to set priorities, assign tasks, and function under deadlines and shifting priorities, and identify and resolve problems
  • Must be able to communicate appropriately keeping a professional demeanor
  • Supervisory Skills – ability to engage, train, supervise and evaluate a range of personnel who perform a variety of trades
  • Communication – consistently provides timely information to skilled and unskilled volunteers on the job site
  • Team Motivation – Ability to manage large work groups and to motivate volunteers and staff by making good performances rewarding and satisfying
  • Open and welcoming of people of any faith or no faith, individuals of diverse populations, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Demonstrates a high level of ethics, integrity, diplomacy and initiative
  • Computer literacy in MS Office applications Outlook and Word

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk for eight hours per day
  • Ability to bend, reach, climb stairs and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to verbally communicate clearly in-person and on the telephone
  • Visual acuity sufficient to satisfactorily perform and review construction work to ensure building safety and quality control

Special Conditions:

  • A background screen and drug test will be conducted
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Ability to drive throughout the Greensboro region


Expected Hours of Work:

Days and hours of work are Tuesday through Saturday, 8-hour days, 40 hours a week. Work outside/regular work schedule is expected.

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