Join the Habitat Team!

Thank you for your interest in a position with Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County.

We are currently recruiting for Construction Manager.  This position may be filled at a part-time status to begin, then move to full-time, depending on the qualifications and needs of the successful candidate.  

 

Title:                           Construction Manager

Supervisor:                Executive Director

Status:                        Full-time and/or part-time, non-exempt

Compensation:         Salary Range: $19-25/hour, commensurate with experience

Benefits include health care coverage with optional dental and supplemental insurance; paid time off; 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 and in collaboration with the Construction Committee, the Construction Manager is responsible for the overall construction and rehab programs of HFHLC.  In accordance with HFHLC house plans, Habitat for Humanity International, 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.  Networks within the community to recruit volunteers.  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 and Construction Committee, develops construction budget.  Maintains and ensures on-time and on-budget completion of homes.  Networks with contractors, suppliers, and other construction-related organizations to secure in-kind donations and discounts on supplies and services.  Procures construction materials and services through competitive bid process.  Properly codes and approves construction-related expenses.

  • Administration:  Provides regular progress reports to the Executive Director and Construction Committee.  Assists in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures related to construction programs and activities.

  • 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.

  • Successful results from a driving history 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 and word processing.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with repairs and remodels.

  • Volunteer management experience.

  • Basic spreadsheet and database skills.

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Strong organizational and team management skills.

  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate, and manage multiple work activities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing with a variety of people, personalities, and backgrounds.

  • Excellent communication and public relations skills.

  • 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. 

Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age (40 and older), race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by 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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ReStores hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 11:00am - 5:30pm

Locations:

Lincoln City - 2150 SE Hwy 10

541.614.1060

Newport - 134 E Olive St

541.264.8585

HFHLC Office

PO Box 1311, Newport, OR 97365

541.574.4437

CCB# 217601