Field Supervisor Job Description

A field supervisor is an employee who works in the field.

They may be in charge of their own team, or may be required to work with a project manager or supervisor.

A field supervisor is responsible for managing a team’s activities, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget.

A field supervisor may require supervisory or managerial skills, and the ability to present reports to upper management.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Field Supervisor to manage a team of field researchers. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing field research projects and teams, and will be able to troubleshoot any problems that may arise. The Field Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that all field research is conducted according to protocol and that data is collected accurately and efficiently. If you have the requisite skills and experience, then we encourage you to apply for this position.

Field Supervisor Duties:

  • Ensure that construction sites are safe and that all personnel follow proper safety procedures
  • Coordinate, review, and approve all construction plans, bids, and specifications
  • Coordinate with architects and engineers
  • Conduct onsite inspections, including evaluation of personnel, tools, materials, and equipment
  • Maintain accurate and updated records on all construction activities
  • Meet with vendors and contractors on a regular basis
  • Train and provide regular feedback to ongoing personnel

Field Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between the team and upper management, and dispatch trucks, drivers, and equipment, including dispatching equipment maintenance
  • Train new drivers, mechanics, and support staff
  • Manage a fleet of vehicles and equipment
  • Track and report equipment usage, mileage, and fuel costs
  • Supervise support staff during project transports
  • Provide excellent customer service to drivers and customers
  • Maintain and improve performance and safety standards
  • Oversee recruiting, employee training, scheduling, and performance management
  • Manage cost controls
  • Enforce all company policies, procedures, and safety standards
  • Maintain proper documentation

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field
  • 2+ years’ proven management experience, preferably in construction
  • Knowledge of construction methods and technologies, and ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to a successful business. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the many different voices within our community. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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