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Shaw Industries Inc Field Supervisor (Temporary) - Spectra Contract - Nashville, TN in Nashville, Tennessee

Job Title

Field Supervisor (Temporary) - Spectra Contract - Nashville, TN

Position Overview

S pectra is a large national commercial flooring contractor. We have numerous pending contracts in the Nashville area. Projects are Hospitality and Multi Family / Mixed use. We are seeking experienced Field Supts. to aid in onsite project management which includes Safety, Manpower, Logistics (materials management) and Quality Control. Prior construction experience is required. Experience or knowledge of the flooring industry is a plus. OSHA 30, CPR certification and Lull / Lift operation certification is desired.

Timeline is for six to nine months in 2021 .

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Spectra Contract Flooring is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our team in Norcross, Georgia.

Position Overview - Field Supervisor

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

Essential Duties:

  • 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

  • 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

  • Assistant management when negotiating 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

  • OSHA 10 Training Certification or ability to obtain certification

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the products in the floor covering industry

  • Demonstrated ability to possess excellent communication skills.

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

  • 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

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

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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