Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County
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Lincoln County Affiliate

227 NE 12th Street
PO Box 1311
Newport, OR 97365
541-574-4437

Job Opportunities!

We currently have an opportunity at our Affiliate Office located in Newport, Oregon!

 


Affiliate Office (Newport, Oregon)

Title:                           Construction Manager

Supervisor:                Executive Director

Status:                        Part-time, 20 hrs. per week non-exempt 

Compensation:         Starting salary range: $17-21/hour, commensurate with experience. 

Benefits include health care coverage with optional dental and vision insurance; vacation and sick leave; holidays; self-funded 401K plan available.

SUMMARY

At Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County (HFHLC) we are dedicated as part of a global, nonprofit housing organization that works to eliminate substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.

By becoming our Construction Manager you’ll join a collaborative, team-based organization. You will oversee our construction programs, including new home builds, rehabs, and critical home repairs.  It’s the perfect way to use your construction skills to directly help the members of our community looking for a hand up, not a hand out.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Construction Manager is responsible for the overall construction and rehab programs of HFHLC.  In accordance with HFHLC house plans, HFHI and HFHLC specifications and quality requirements, supervises overall construction activity and provides leadership to construction activity, including all paid contractors, subcontractors, and volunteers.  Insures that a safe construction environment is maintained in accordance with HFHLC policies and OSHA, state, county, and city regulations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Construction: Supervises job sites and works with construction staff to ensure construction is accomplished in accordance with approved permits and plans.  Secures all permits and inspections.  Provides leadership to subcontractors and volunteers so that work is performed in a timely, quality manner.  Develops and regularly updates calendar of construction activities.  Suggests potential advantageous building practices and material cost savings opportunities.  Supervises and/or performs all homeowner warranty complaints and repairs.  Plans for future construction cycles.  Develops and maintains relationships with skilled volunteer workforce.
  • Critical Home Repair Program (CHRP): Manages the CHRP program, including program promotion, application processing, job scheduling, volunteer management, procurement, documentation of project completion, follow-up survey of homeowners, and preparing reports to granting agencies.  Develops and maintains relationships with community partners to stimulate referrals for the program.
  • Safety: Ensures safety guidelines are followed on-site and adequate training is provided to construction team and daily volunteers.  Maintains construction site safety manual and policy.
  • Volunteers and Partner Families: Treats Partner Families and volunteers with respect and dignity and strives to make their construction involvement meaningful.  Coordinates with staff for optimal and efficient volunteer coverage.  Creates a positive and encouraging work atmosphere, ensuring adequate communication, materials, and tools to create excellent volunteer experiences on construction sites.  Provides volunteer leadership and training.  Anticipates problems and issues typical of this environment and takes proactive actions as necessary to help ensure schedules are met and work plans enabled.
  • Budget and Procurement: Working closely with the Executive Director, develops construction budget.  Maintains and ensures on-time and on-budget completion of homes.  Procures construction materials and services through competitive bid process and assists in development of donations of professional labor and in-kind materials.  Properly codes and approves construction-related expenses.
  • Other Duties as Assigned: Meets all long- and short-term goals established by the Executive Director.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful results from a criminal and sex offender background check.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and experience in residential construction and construction project management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local and state building codes.
  • Technical understanding of land and infrastructure design and ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications.
  • Basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc.
  • Basic computer skills, including email, word processing, and spreadsheets.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with repairs and remodels.
  • Volunteer management experience.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Strong organizational and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing with a variety of people, personalities, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate, and manage multiple work activities.
  • Attention to detail and overall quality control.
  • Must have good anticipatory abilities and proactive approach to problem solving.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment, on new-home construction sites, and repair sites at private residences, with occasional work at Habitat ReStores.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee must also occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities include close vision, far vision, peripheral vision, and color vision.

TO APPLY: All applicants must complete an online application and upload their resume and cover letter. Please tell us why you are the perfect candidate to become our new Construction Manager and why you want to work for Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County.  Apply online at our Employment Portal.

 Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

NOTE: This job description is intended as a guideline only and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.


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