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Construction Supervisor

Date Posted:  Jan 14, 2022
Requisition ID:  293401

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.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state’s quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.


This position typically pays a salary of $47,268.00 annually.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

About the Job:

You will provide construction engineering services for project development and administration of construction contracts. You will perform constructability reviews, interpret, recommend revisions, and ensure adherence to construction plans, contract documents, and specifications. You will also direct sampling and testing of construction materials.

A Day in the Life:

  • 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.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • 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
  • 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:


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the 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 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis