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Construction Management

Job Title: Construction Manager Work Hours Regular Hours, Monday–Friday 9 am – 5 pm Flexible schedule during build events ...

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Findlay, Ohio

Hancock County

1/4/2023

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Job Description

Job Title:

Construction Manager

Work Hours

Regular Hours, Monday–Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Flexible schedule during build events

Organization:

Habitat for Humanity

Position Type

Full-Time

Exempt:

Yes

 

 

Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, the position manages Habitat for Humanity of Findlay/Hancock County’s new house construction, and rehab construction programs that utilize volunteer labor, external contractors, and produces quality homes for low income families in a safe affordable manner supporting the mission of Habitat for Humanity. 

Job Description

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTIES

Supervises seasonal house lead position, co-ops, temporary employees and volunteers

essential duties and responsibilities

  • Serves as construction program lead to work with members of every Habitat department, ensuring the seamless transition of qualified families to homeownership.
  • Leads organization as construction skills teacher as part of our teaching ministry to direct volunteers, donors, and our families to build or improve a place they can call home. 
  • Complete all projects on schedule and within budget maximizing volunteer resources, gifts of labor and materials, and family support requests.
  • Establish project budgets/schedules for new houses and rehab projects 6 months in advance of project commencement.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with local contractors and material suppliers resulting in reliable delivery of services, and gifts of labor and materials.
  • Coordinate activities of new house and rehab construction, including but not limited to:
  1. Develop and adhere to build schedule, communicating with all members of team,
  2. meet with home-owner to address special needs, review plans, complete color/option selections,
  3. prepare sites for construction, including clearing and foundation work,
  4. procurement and timely staging of construction materials, tools and equipment,
  5. hire subcontractors where appropriate,
  6. apply for and obtain appropriate permits and call for inspections, and
  7. oversee projects from start to completion utilizing unskilled labor to build and repair,
  8. deliver a positive volunteer and donor experience resulting in returning and growing community participation from donors and volunteers
  • Serve as staff partner for Construction Committee, recruit and retaining committee members, coordinate meetings with committee chair, and attend committee meetings.
  • Assist homeowners in the following activities, including but not limited to:
  1. educating homeowners in routine house maintenance,
  2. completion of home punch list and warranty work,
  • Recruit, develop and deliver trainings, to organize experienced volunteers called Crew Leads to lead work groups during build events.
  • 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, Incident recording and follow up
  2. ensure that equipment and tools are in safe, 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.
  • Ensure that building, electrical, plumbing, and construction codes are met or exceeded. 
  • Executes responsibilities of fiscal policies, i.e. credit card, reviewing/coding all construction expenses, inventory, tracking documentation/receipts, and authorizes payments.
  • Maintain order and upkeep of construction assets including trucks, tools, and work trailers.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is primarily performed outdoors (80%) and is not protected from external weather conditions.  Some exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases and all types of weather and temperature conditions. 

Job Requirements

Licenses and certifications

  • Valid driver’s license

education and/or experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  3 years’ experience in new house construction management,

Home renovations, or equivalent experience.

other knowledge, skills and/or abilities

  • Ability to work independently representing Habitat and to make on-the-spot decisions.
  • MS Office Word and Excel capability.
  • Ability to coordinate the complete construction of new single- family dwellings and renovations with volunteers and contractors.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule including working occasional evenings and early mornings during build events.
  • Ability to supervise and manage staff/volunteers/contractors.
  • Ability to operate company vehicles, construction tools and equipment.
  • Ability and interest in working with financially challenged families.
  • Knowledge and experience with ADA Building Requirements and Codes.
  • Proven ability to develop scope of work, material take-offs, budgets, and schedules

physical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work will require light lifting up to 50 lbs, carrying weight up to 20 feet.  Requires walking and standing to a significant degree.

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