Shaw Industries Inc Installation Supervisor - Spectra Contract Flooring - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

Job Title

Installation Supervisor - Spectra Contract Flooring - Houston, TX

Position Overview

To field inspect job sites prior to installation in order to address any concerns that need to be resolved before start of job.


  • Inspect substrates for the acceptability of flooring (i.e moisture testing, alkaline testing…)

  • Inspection of flooring that may presently be installed to determine the compatibility with new flooring

  • Must be able to determine if old residue is compatible with new flooring.

  • Inspect for defects in the substrate of walls which may affect the quality of installation

  • Check for proper climate control and lights.

  • Check accessibility of job site, elevator, parking, and loading dock.

  • Arrange storage area for materials that are delivered to job site

  • Visiting job site during installation to head off problems before they arise

  • Keep in touch with job contacts to address their concerns immediately

  • Resolve any installation problems that may occur during the length of the job

  • Advise of safety requirements on each job site

  • Resolve any differences between installers and job contacts

  • Inspect defective material on job site

  • Communicate job needs to Installation Managers

  • Teach Installers on Job site (i.e. new product or techniques)

  • Deliver material/sundries to job site in order to expedite completion

  • Post inspect jobs when required

  • Inspect job deficiencies and determine their legitimacy

  • Submit written inspection reports on all jobs where required

  • Present oneself as knowledgeable professional to the internal and external customer

  • Measuring areas at job sites

  • Picking up plans

  • Ordering material when the job is short

  • Coordinating deliveries with buyers

  • Writing reports to job site contacts

  • Fill in for Installation Managers when they are absent

  • Negotiate settlements with customers

Required Competencies:

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Initiate Action

  • Adapt and Change

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Building Trusting Relationships


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must have a valid drivers license

  • Must have good close and distance vision and the ability to distinguish colors

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the products in the floor covering industry

  • Demonstrated ability to act in a professional demeanor with customers and fellow employees

  • Demonstrated ability to possess excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability of mathematics, specifically fractions, measurements, and reading a ruler.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate both written and oral

  • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and have a minimum of five years experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written reports and documentation

  • Demonstrated ability to visually recognize conformance and nonconformance of flooring products

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

  • Potential to learn of all pertinent Winbid modules

Work Shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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