Construction Project Manager

Summary:  Habitat for Humanity of Madison & Clark Counties is seeking a mission-oriented Construction Project Manager to coordinate and complete single family home construction and repair projects through project management, carpentry, and volunteer crew leading.  The Construction Project Manager will enthusiastically promote the mission of Habitat for Humanity and must have the capacity to be highly engaged with a diverse group of people in a very active environment.  The Construction Project Manager must promote safety, must be able to teach volunteers, and must adhere to project schedules and budgets.

Reports to: Construction Director

Status: Full-time hourly, Nonexempt

Time requirements: Full-time hourly; some seasonal fluctuation; weekends and some evenings. Arrives to work on time and completes assignments.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Project Management (40% of time)

·         Coordinate and complete construction projects in accordance with the construction schedule, volunteer schedule, technical plans, and building code requirements.

·         Coordinates and schedules inspections and subcontractors, as needed.

·         Estimate tool and material quantities. Orders and receives deliveries in manner that promotes a good site management and safety practices.

 

2. Volunteer Management (40% of time)

·         Prepare for expected and unexpected volunteers prior to volunteer work days.

·         Coordinate directly with the Community Engagement Manager about upcoming volunteer needs and adjustments in the volunteer schedule.

·         Leads the effort in volunteer retention. Assists in identification and recruitment of key volunteers.

 

3. Carpentry (20% of time)

·         Performs regular carpentry and home construction tasks, as required.

·         Works alongside volunteers but delegates appropriate work for varying abilities.

 

Duties:

1. Safety Risk Management

·         Complete all required safety inspections and meetings to assure compliance with OSHA safety standards.

·         Ensure all personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety gear are available for staff and volunteers on site.

·         Ensure all work activities are conducted using approved safety procedures and appropriate PPE.

 

2. Resource Management

·         Assures materials, tools, and equipment are well kept, suitable, and safe for volunteer labor.

·         Alert Construction Director to needed maintenance and repairs for tools, equipment and vehicles.

·         Be conscientious of labor hour expense and submit accurate time reports.

 

Qualifications:

·         Possess a full understanding and significant experience in home building & construction methods.

·         Effective teaching, coaching, and mentoring skills with the ability to engage large groups of people in purposeful activities.

·         Able to work effectively & with efficacy with skilled & unskilled volunteers.

·         Excellent resource management skills.

·         Able to work outdoors.

·         Excellent verbal communication skills.

·         Able to work a flexible schedule.

·         Must be able to meet the physical rigor of working on feet, handling material up to 50 lbs, and varied range of motions needed to perform a wide range of construction activities.

·         Skilled in use of computer programs related to general project management operations.

·         Ability to speak publicly about the mission of Habitat for Humanity and encourage support from volunteers, donors, suppliers and contractors

·         Promote stewardship of all Habitat resources

 

Expectations:

·         Committed resolve to mission and values of Habitat for Humanity and to the communities in which we partner and build.

·         Committed to workplace safety.

·         Able to elicit a fun, pleasant and rewarding work experience among volunteers.

·         Willingness to learn & adopt new methods and technologies to improve our products & volunteer experience.

·         Ability to recognize alignment of missions and engage in a collaborative manner.

·         Must enjoy working with others in team environment that includes staff, contractors, and volunteers.

·         Excellent relationship building skills and ability to relate to people of varying backgrounds.

·         Personal qualities of initiative, goodness, generosity, and gratitude.

·         Excellent organizational skills, including prioritizing, analyzing, multi-tasking, problem solving and decision making.

 

Total Rewards Package includes regionally competitive compensation, health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, contributions toward retirement plan.

 

Permits and Licenses:

·         Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

 

In accordance with the American Disabilities Act:  This position requires the physical ability to sit, walk, and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.  The individual in this position must have the use of all senses, to include, but not be limited to sight, hearing, smell and taste while possessing the ability to stand, stoop, bend, grasp and/or hold to complete warehouse, storage shed, construction and grounds work. The normal work place will be on construction sites, in the warehouse and in the office.  While HFHMCC offices are smoke-free and temperature controlled, a majority of the work may be in unconditioned spaces, and outdoors.  The position requires persons who are able to safely lift 50-100 pounds on a regular and frequent basis.

Non discriminatory hiring:  All are welcome in the work without regard to race, religion, sex, age, ethnic background, color, national or local origin, creed, ancestry, status with regard to public assistance, marital or family status, disability, military service, sexual orientation or other characteristic protected by law. Some positions may have minimum physical requirements which are delineated in the job description.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including three references, to russ@habitatmadisonclark.org by no later than 5 pm on March 21, 2017.

Our Mission: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Mission Continues Fellowship - Construction Crew Leader

Assists Construction Supervisor with the following: 
    
   A. Site Coordination
   Assure that Habitat for Humanity of Madison & Clark Counties construction sites are maintained in a manner that promotes safety, efficiency, and effectiveness for both the skilled contractors and the unskilled volunteers that we engage in the home building process.  Accept job site deliveries such as materials, dumpsters, and portable toilets. Direct the delivery person where to locate the delivery package per the site coordination plan. 
    
   B. Coordination of Materials & Tools
   Assure that ordered materials reach site and are inventoried & checked for quality. 
Inventory & check quality of tools used by skilled and unskilled persons during the home build process.  Maintain clean and organized material and tool storage facilities. 
    
   C. Preparation for Volunteer Crews
   Prepare scopes of work for scheduled volunteer crews.   Prepare site, tools, and materials for use by volunteer crews.  Assure that all preventative safety measures are in place prior to volunteer work beginning. This may include inspections of ladders, tools, and first aid kits. 
    
   D. Volunteer Crew Leading
   Teach volunteers how to complete necessary tasks .  Involve the future homeowners in the construction process; team with regular volunteers.  Assure that all work done is high quality and completed in a timely manner.  Remove all tools and materials from site at end of project.
    
   E. Carpentry (during work times in which volunteers are not present) 
   Provide construction staff assistance in performing carpentry scopes of work to maintain the construction schedule.  

The application deadline is April 17, 2017!  https://www.missioncontinues.org/fellowships/ 

Please email Nick@habitatmadisonclark.org with any questions or to express interest!