Construction Supervisor (Transportation)

Location US-IN-Indianapolis
Job ID
# Positions
Construction - Inspection


Transportation is the movement of people and goods between locations. Safe, efficient and effective transportation systems enable mobility and trade, both of which are essential to social and economic development, improvement and advancement. 


CHA aims to enhance our nation’s infrastructure, ensuring goods are shipped, safety and services provided, and the economy vitalized. Our transportation specialists plan, design, and help maintain and construct our nation’s most valued infrastructure assets by providing solutions for public and private transportation owners, agencies and authorities in more than 16 states.


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Construction Supervisor to join our Transportation group in the Indianapolis, IN office.


  • Observes large and complex projects.
  • Familiar with company, client, government and industry standards.
  • Coordinates all project related issues.
  • Observes and monitors construction for conformance with contract documents and shop drawings/material submittals.
  • Records field observations and determines acceptability of construction worked performed.
  • Able to review and recommend acceptance or rejection of contractor’s proposed corrective measures for nonconforming work.
  • Monitors contractor’s quality control and verifies construction conforms to the contractor’s quality control plan.
  • Prepares reports outlining the work performed and the quality of work completed and acceptable for payment.
  • Prepares and maintains project records in accordance with the company’s, client’s, and government standards.
  • Reviews and verifies contractor’s payment applications, proposals, and change order requests.
  • Coordinates construction activities with owner, serves as main contact with client on construction related issues, and interacts with local government authorities.
  • Coordinates or conducts quality assurance testing, inspections and surveys.
  • Chairs project related meetings and oversees the preparation and distribution of meeting agendas, summaries, and any necessary project administration documentation.
  • Conducts constructability reviews, verifies quantity calculations, and assists with design related tasks.
  • Completes project close-out with no oversight.
  • Able to review and comment on shop drawing and material submittals for conformance with construction documents with oversight from designers.
  • Reviews and analyzes construction schedules.
  • Mentors and assists with skill development and training of accepted standards and procedures of entry level staff.
  • Coordinates workload of other inspection staff assigned to the project.
  • Other related duties, as assigned.
  • This position may have supervisory responsibilities.


  • Associate’s degree in Engineering Science, Construction Services or related technical field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Site Manager proficiency certification.
  • INDOT IA testing certifications preferred.
  • INDOT level I stormwater certification preferred.


  • A minimum of 5 years of related Construction Observation experience required.
  • Demonstrates a good knowledge about the construction industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of and reinforces the company’s and client’s standards.
  • Ability to understand and interpret client’s contracts.
  • Able to analyze and recommend resolutions to complicated construction issues.
  • Strong mathematics skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel Project, and Outlook.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently as well as part of team.
  • Demonstrates willingness to aid and train entry level staff.
  • Ability to coordinate workload of other inspection staff members assigned to the project.


CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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