Construction Manager

Job Details
Estimated: $81,000 – $100,000 a year3 hours ago
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Communication skills
  • Volunteer management
  • Training & development
Full Job Description
Reporting to the Operations Director of Habitat Bay-Waveland Area, the Construction Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of our HFHBW’s critical home repair and new home construction, along with managing volunteers on work sites. In addition, responsibilities include facility and equipment management, various construction-related activities, and always being a positive representative and advocate for Habitat in our service area. The Salary will be based on experience and includes health insurance, life insurance, and retirement. Relocation costs may be covered.

Key Responsibilities:
Work with other staff to review potential projects and assist in project selection.

Create work scopes, material lists, and budgets.

Instruct, lead, and manage volunteers and partner families onsite in various workday construction and repair tasks.

Oversee job site safety to ensure we adhere to best safe construction practices.

Manage Habitat facilities, equipment maintenance, and other minor construction-related issues that come up from time to time.

Stay on top of best practices for outstanding Habitat affiliates in the areas of construction, home repair, volunteer management, and other innovations within Habitat.

Ensure that our volunteers have a great experience. This includes training, people development, and patience.

Be an outstanding representative of our mission and organization at all times and in every way.

Work with Habitat staff to ensure an orderly and efficient process for completing projects.

Ensure quality construction and Habitat’s commitment to building energy-efficient, healthy homes and staying current on green and fortified building trends.

Attend regular staff meetings and serve as a vital and contributing member of the affiliate leadership team.

Build relationships with churches, businesses, vendors, community partners, skilled trades, and others to ensure our affiliate is best positioned to advance our mission.

Key Requirements:
This individual should have experience in construction or equivalent education in Construction Management or a related field.

They should be a person of integrity and strong character, have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), be capable of working well with people, be adaptable, be willing to learn Habitat programs, and be committed to our mission.

A licensed contractor is preferred or the willingness to get obtain a license.

Physical requirements include the ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods, to lift tools and carry at least 50 lbs, climb and work from ladders, frame scaffolding, and heights of up to 2 stories, and to work effectively in varying weather conditions such as high heat, humidity, and heavy rain.

To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.


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