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Construction Project Supervisor

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  27408

Greenfield, IN, US, 46140

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.  This position is typically filled at a salary of $44,486.00 annually.


Provide construction engineering services for project development and administration of construction contracts. Perform constructability reviews, interpret, recommend revisions, and ensure adherence to construction plans, contract documents, and specifications. Direct sampling and testing of construction materials.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

• Ensures that both INDOT and contractor employees are performing work in a safe manner.
• Supervises assigned INDOT construction technicians.
• Ensures projects are completed in accordance with plans, specifications, and contract requirements as well as on-time and on-budget.
• Performs sampling and testing of construction materials or coordinates work of assigned technicians
to do same.
• Attends construction status meetings.
• Provides clarifications as requested by contractors and recommends revisions as needed to meet the scope of the project.
• Reviews working and shop drawings provided by contractors, suppliers, and fabricators.
• Reviews construction schedules.
• Prepares inspection reports, progress reports, and other construction records. Makes progress
payments to the contractor for work performed. Maintains all files related to project in an orderly and usable manner. Reviews and approves daily field reports prepared by assigned technicians.
• Prepares project specific responses to inquiries from local public officials, news organizations and
other interested parties for the District Communications Director.
• Meets with property and business owners in the project area as needed to resolve access, drainage, and other issues that may arise during construction.
• Assists with the training of technicians.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.


 High School Graduate or equivalent required.
 Successful completion of HT academy coursework or equivalent post-secondary education in a related field preferred.
 Three years of experience in construction contract inspection preferred. One year of experience in construction contract administration preferred.
 Six months of experience in supervisory principles and techniques or equivalent training.
Broad knowledge in construction material sampling and testing standards; and FHWA and INDOT test
 procedures pertaining to materials.
 Ability to read and interpret highway and bridge plans and to identify errors and omissions.
 Basic computer skill with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access).
 Ability to communicate effectively with staff, the public, Contractors, Consultants, other Department sections both orally and in writing.
This document is used to provide a basic description of essential duties and other work elements.
 Must possess a valid driver's license.
 Must have valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or ability to obtain within 90 days.
 Required to submit to, and pass, a drug test as a condition of employment.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis