Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Public Works Supervisor is $51,500
What Do Public Works Supervisors Do?
Public works supervisors work primarily for federal, state, and local government agencies on infrastructure projects, such as roads, to be used by the public. They often visit job-sites to inspect work, monitor progress, review job reports, and communicate with team leaders or crew chiefs, and they must ensure that their employees follow all safety guidelines and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations.
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- Work under the Public Works Director to manage department employees and maintain a safe working environment.
- Inspect and maintain public works department facilities and equipment such as vehicles and tools.
- Respond to problems and emergencies, and resolve them in a timely and efficient manner.
- Schedule and organize assigned projects, obtain required materials, and supervise project completion.