Job Description: Construction Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
FSLA Status: Nonexempt (Part-time 20-32hrs/wk.)
Function: To manage Jackson County Habitat for Humanity (JCHFH)’s new house construction and repair programs that utilizes volunteer labor, and produces quality homes for low-income families in a safe, affordable manner.
- Education/Formal Training: Degree in Construction Management OR equivalent work experience; general contractor’s license preferred but not required.
- Work Experience: 3 years of experience in single-family construction management, or equivalent experience.
- Aptitudes: Ability to coordinate the construction of single family dwellings with volunteers and contractors; ability to supervise and manage staff/volunteers/contractors; ability to lift 80 lbs. or more; ability to operate company vehicles, construction tools and equipment; interest in working with disadvantaged families.
- Essential Responsibilities:
- Coordinate activities of new house construction, including but not limited to:
1) Purchase construction materials, tools and equipment, 2) hire subcontractors where needed, 3) pull appropriate permits and call for inspections, and 4) oversee new house construction.
- Serve as liaison for Construction Committee, attends board and executive committee meetings when necessary.
- Ability to work Saturday’s
- Prepare sites for construction.
- Assist homeowners in the following activities, including but not limited to:
1) monitor sweat equity hours when on site, 2) educating homeowners in routine house maintenance, 3) conducting punch list for closing, 4) conducting warranty work.
- Coordinate volunteers ranging from beginner to skilled in construction tasks.
- Organize experienced volunteers to lead work groups.
- Responsible for quality control, including review of contractor and volunteer work.
- Responsible for safety at construction site, including but not limited to:
1) implementation of emergency plan, 2) ensure that equipment and tools are in good working condition, 3) train volunteers in safety practices, and 4) monitor volunteers, including minors, to ensure safe use of tools and equipment according to age, skill and OSHA and HFHI regulations.
- Work with ED to set project budgets for houses and make adjustments accordingly.
- Review billing statements and authorize payment accordingly.
- Executes pertinent responsibilities of fiscal policies, i.e. credit card.
- Work with ED to obtain in-kind donations of material and services.
- Maintain order and upkeep of construction storage.
- Represent JCHFH at events, and attend conferences/trainings as needed with associated travel.
- Supports the mission and programs of JCHFH.
- Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Physical Demands: Strenuous activity requiring ability to sit, walk, carry, push, pull, lift 80 lbs., climb, and bend.
- Working Conditions: Exposure to extreme temperatures, loud noises, and other various adverse working conditions associated with outdoor work.
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