Site Supervisor II

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2017
Oct 21, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Site Supervisor II – Full Time

Job Summary

Supervises construction operations on assigned projects from pre-construction to owner closing, including supervision of vendors, volunteers and subcontractors. Coordinate staff management with team of Senior Site Supervisors:  Other duties as needed and assigned.


  • Plan and implement all construction activities on multiple and single family sites.
  • Verify completeness and accuracy of material estimates and schedules
  • Thoroughly understand construction documents
  • Schedule and approve all project supplies and materials
  • Schedule project subcontractors
  • Create initial project schedule with and communicate volunteer needs to Project Manager
  • Supervise all personnel on construction site
  • As needed, assist with rough and finish carpentry, roofing, siding, masonry, cement finishing, drywall installation and finishing, various types of flooring and carpeting
  • Complete all work according to applicable international and state building and energy codes, TCHFH construction standards and construction documents
  • Maintain relationships with homeowners, volunteers, project team, subcontractors and inspectors
  • Maintain appropriate contact with all applicable parties throughout the construction process
  • Conduct site meetings with subcontractors and vendors (awarded the job), confirming plans, specifications, schedules and costs
  • Address and resolve concerns and issues in a timely manner, escalating as needed to Senior Site Supervisor or Field Manager
  • Provide a safe and meaningful on-site experience for volunteers, donors and homebuyers
  • Lead crews of volunteers and homebuyers on work site, communicating work assignments; teach correct material and tool utilization techniques and provide feedback as needed for quality control
  • Promote safety through safety policy compliance, volunteer education and personal leadership
  • Implement volunteer engagement policies including sign-in, service learning, etc.
  • Display site signs and participate in other activities to recognize donors
  • Communicate essential construction information to other TCHFH departments, committees and staff; participate in appropriate joint decision-making as needed
  • Process and code appropriate purchase invoices
  • Coordinate in-kind donations use, sworn construction statements, and in-kind confirmations
  • Coordinate volunteer work schedules on assigned construction sites
  • Communicate work plan questions, project budget and schedule with project team
  • Communicate with Family Services regarding homeowner sweat equity, house modifications and on-site participation
  • Lead assigned  AmeriCorps and/ or construction interns
  • Administer performance review process
  • Manage staff use of Vacation, Personal, Sick and other leaves
  • Administer, review and approve staff mileage and expense reimbursements
  • Provide training-needs and project-assignment information as needed and requested
  • Monitor safety practices and quality control, addressing as needed
  •  Participate in required department or affiliate-wide staff and professional development and safety training
  • Provide guidance to Site Supervisor One staff members as needed
  • Participate in annual Construction department reviews of standard procedures, standard specifications, house plans and in applicable staff and professional development training



  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • Minimum five year’s residential construction experience and minimum one year supervision experience with volunteer construction projects or 5 years residential construction experience with minimum 1 year first-level construction supervision (lead carpenter, foreman, or equal)
  • Other supervisory experience preferred or relevant teaching experience
  • Possess valid driver’s license with good driving record


  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and the ability to deal well with a variety of people, personalities and backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively communicate clearly through oral and written means, giving specific instruction and direction to individuals and groups
  • Ability to lead, manage, supervise and motivate individuals and teams of volunteers
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and manage multiple activities
  • Ability to analyze circumstances, make routine decisions, problem solve, and give direction regarding problem resolution

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possess sufficient knowledge of residential building materials, their application and use to perform material take-offs to determine quantities needed
  • Ability to apply construction knowledge to scheduling, coordinating and participating in general construction work activities
  • Ability to identify on-site safety hazards and remedy including lead, asbestos, and hazardous materials being used for construction
  • Able to read and interpret standard residential construction blueprints and specifications, including working knowledge of residential building codes
  • Possesses basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc.
  • Knowledge of first aid and safety regulations and practices.  First aid and CPR certification preferred or the ability to be certified in first aid and CPR within the first three months of hiring
  • Independently operate motor vehicles
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Trained and certified in the following or have the ability to be trained and certified in the following within one year of hiring.
  • Scaffold Association Certification
  • Applicable OSHA standards
  • Environmental Protection Agency Renovation Repair & Painting (RRP) rule
  • TCHFH Trainings on:
    • Volunteer Management
    • Supervising Partner Families
    • Supervising Construction Volunteer Facilitators
    • Build, Think, Act Facilitator training



  • Stand or walk for the majority of a work day, including working on uneven surfaces
  • Apply extensive physical mobility, including reaching, lifting, holding, pushing and pulling, carrying, bending, climbing stairs and ladders, crawling, kneeling, arm and leg extension
  • Regularly lift 10 - 35 pounds:  Occasionally 50 pounds or more
  • See and judge distances and space relationships


  • Must be familiar with and possess the ability to use basic hand and power tools for rough and finish carpentry, roofing, siding, masonry, cement finishing, drywall installation and finishing, vinyl flooring and carpet, as well as instructing others on their effective and safe use


The majority of the work is done outside on a construction work site, either residential re-model or new builds. Daily exposure to dirt, dust, dampness, construction debris, extreme temperatures, construction noises, fumes and odors from construction materials will occur.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Please submit as one combined document: a cover letter, resume and references to HR via one of the following methods:

1.       Mail: 1954 University Ave West St Paul, MN 55104
2.       Fax:    612-305-7110
3.       Apply online at


“Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.”

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, regardless of their race, color. Creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, disability, age (over 40), or status with regard to public assistance, local human rights commission activity or other protected status.”

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