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Construction Supervisor #2301-237700-01

Street Maintenance Division

Date Opened
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:30 PM
Close Date
Friday, February 10, 2023 11:59 PM
Charlotte Department of Transportation
  • $78,500.00 - $82,624.00/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.

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Supervises street maintenance activities for utility restoration, utility cut inspection and associated employees. Serves as the lead for the Street Utility Cut Program. Manages the SMD Construction Inspector Seniors, Central Dispatch, and (2) Labor Crew Chiefs. Plans and supervises the daily assignments of personnel involved in pothole patching and the restoration of utility cuts in concrete and asphalt. This work involves extensive public, interdepartmental and interdivisional contacts.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assigns, monitors, investigates, and prepares responses for service requests and complaints. 
  • Maintains applicable standards related to making and restoring cuts in transportation infrastructure. 
  • Provides on-site inspection of work conducted by private utilities, other City agencies and internal personnel. 
  • Manages the workload of (6) direct reports, ensuring timely service to internal and external customers. 
  • Establishes performance standards and measures for direct reports. 
  • Monitors and reports on performance metrics to ensure the timely completion of service requests. 
  • Supervises the utilization of equipment and personnel to complete work in an efficient and effective manner ensuring that roadway infrastructure is restored to an acceptable level. • Prepares a variety of written letters, and reports. 
  • Uses work and asset management systems and other tools to establish schedules and prioritization of work resources. 
  • Manage and facilitate the training of contractors and other personnel in the proper methods and specifications of utility restoration for the City of Charlotte. 
  • Provide guidance to other Street Maintenance personnel on proper standards and specifications for a variety of maintenance activities. 
  • Serve as leader and subject matter expert for standards related to street restoration activities and the Street Cut Guidelines document. 
  • Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Requires considerable experience in utility or street inspection and construction concepts, including some supervisory experience. 
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, prepare and explain complex reports, data, technical specifications, and recommendations. 
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of all street maintenance construction activities and abilities. 
  • Effective communication to internal and external customers particularly to ensure compliance with standards and provisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, departments, city officials and the public. 
  • Ability to schedule and manage work activities for one or more field crews. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Proficient in the use of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office Programs.

Preferred Qualification

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduation or Equivalent and seven (7)  years of relevant work experience
  • Associate's Degree and five (5) years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years of relevant work experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, an abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties


  • $78,500.00 - $82,624.00 / 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 all new City of Charlotte employees.

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

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

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

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