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Labor Crew Chief #2209-102100-02

Multiple Labor Crew Chief I & II Vacancies

Date Opened
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 4:30 PM
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Charlotte Department of Transportation
  • $45,615.00 - $57,019.00/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


  • Skilled Trades


Supervisor of a crew involved in the maintenance and repair of roadway infrastructure. The Labor Crew Chief operates heavy equipment, assigns and coordinates activities of crew personnel and records labor, equipment and material usage on jobs completed.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures work crew complies with work rules, safety rules, and OSHA regulations. 
  • Ensures work is completed as scheduled and meets construction standards.
  • Enters records of employee labor, equipment usage and materials used for each job or activity completed. 
  • Trains, develops, and evaluates crew employee performance to ensure successful completion of assigned tasks.
  • Operates heavy equipment, hand tools and other power-equipment necessary to complete assigned activities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, tools, and procedures used in the construction and maintenance of roadway infrastructure. 
  • Ability to use personal computers, tablet devices and smartphones. 
  • Physical Abilities include but are not limited to: sitting, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, kneeling/squatting, walking, driving, crawling, climbing, lifting and carrying (up to 60lbs), shoveling, pushing, and pulling. 
  • Ability to effectively operate backhoes, wheeled and tracked excavators, skid steers, motor graders and other heavy equipment.

Preferred Qualification

  • Class A Tanker endorsement
  • Fork-Lift Certification
  • OSHA 10-Hour Certification

Minimum Qualifications

Labor Crew Chief I
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent and three (3) years relevant work experience 
  • Class A CDL
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties
Labor Crew Chief II
  • High School Graduate or Equivalent and five (5) years relevant work experience 
  • Class A CDL
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties


  • $45,615.00 - $57,019.00 / Year: Commensurate with experience

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As of October 1, 2021:

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees.

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

In Conclusion

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