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Construction Site Manager - Women Build Specialist

Tacoma, WA, USA
Full-time

 

Construction Site Managers supervise the work and coordinate the flow of material, equipment, volunteers and subcontractors on Habitat for Humanity home construction sites. The Women Build Specialist will also manage the construction aspect of our Women Build program including special women’s construction events and training. Future possibilities include facilitating Women in Construction summer internships and construction of an all-female designed and built home.

Areas of Responsibility: 

HOME CONSTRUCTION

  • Oversee day-to-day construction site operations including:
  • Volunteer activities – provide volunteer training and support services to ensure an exceptional volunteer experience
  • Resource management – ensure Habitat tools, materials and equipment are used effectively
  • Interface with homebuyers – facilitate homebuyer family involvement in the construction process. Report any homebuyer-related issues to the Director of Site Development & Construction and/or Director of Homeowner Services
  • Ensure a safe working environment – promote and follow best safety practices on site
  • Participate in weekly planning meetings
  • Perform warranty repairs as assigned

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Building Code Compliance
  • Ensure all work is executed in accordance with the IRC, IBC & WSEC as well as local jurisdiction standards
  • Schedule inspections as needed and interface with inspection officials

Materials

  • Ensure materials are utilized as efficiently as possible
  • Estimate required quantities, place orders and coordinate delivery logistics

Sub-Contractors

  • Schedule sub-contractors and coordinate work flow
  • Ensure contracted work is completed correctly and in a timely manner
Skills/Experience: 
  • A total of six years construction / project management experience and/or relevant college course work (construction management, engineering, architecture, etc.)
  • Candidate will be expected to have Competent Person certification or the ability to obtain (at affiliate expense) within the first year on the job
  • High degree of organization and time management skills required
  • Capacity to focus on multiple projects simultaneously and work collaboratively
  • Construction math proficiency, writing and editing skills and attention to detail required
  • Motivation to be self-directed; interest and ability to work with both skilled and unskilled volunteers
  • Availability to work Tuesday – Saturday schedule and occasional evenings
  • Ability to lead and manage groups of up to 20 people of diverse backgrounds, often with limited English language proficiency
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Experience with public speaking, training and meeting facilitation preferred
  • Experience with diverse ethnic and faith communities preferred
  • Fluency in a second language such as Spanish, Vietnamese or Russian is highly desirable
  • Previous work experience with non-profit organizations desirable
  • A truck or van will eventually be needed for occasional job-related use
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 21 2019
Active Until: 
Dec 21 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit