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Construction Program Manager

Habitat for Humanity of Madison and Clark Counties
Job Description
Summary: Habitat for Humanity of Madison & Clark Counties is seeking a Construction Program Manager who will oversee all new construction, remodeling, and home repair projects performed by our Habitat affiliate in the delivery of our mission.  The ideal candidate will be able to effectively manage project schedules and budgets.  The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively with a variety of people subsets ranging from unskilled volunteers, contractors, partner families, and staff team members.
Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Time requirements: Full time; some seasonal fluctuation; weekends and some evenings; flexibility of schedule determined by efficiencies achieved. Arrives to work on time and completes assignments.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  1. Construction Program & Team Management (20% of time)
    1. Construction Team Management
  • Direct construction personnel to ensure smooth building schedule.
  • Provide staff performance evaluations at least annually and coaching as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain an annual build schedule and program budget.
  • Conduct regular construction planning meetings, weekly and/or as needed.
  • Serve as staff liaison for Construction Committee and attend monthly meetings.
  • Assist in identification and recruitment of key volunteer leaders and interns.
    1. Safety Program Management
  • Maintain and keep updated Affiliate Safety Manual and document routine safety activities.
  • Ensure high standard of safety on construction sites.
  • Work with ReStore Director to support ReStore safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure participation in all Lockton Safety programs and maximize benefits of program for cost-savings.
    1. Additional Construction Program Management
  • Develop construction practices that minimize waste and document results.
  • Coordinate and maintain Gift-In-Kind inventory and program.
  • Instruct the homeowner maintenance component of Homeowner Readiness classes.
  • Manage and maintain all construction tools and equipment in manner to ensure safe and efficient use.
  1. Project Management including all new construction, remodeling, and home repair projects (50% of time)
  • Prepare and submit building plans that are in accordance with affiliate standards, current code regulations, and funder requirements.
  • Prepare and submit work scopes, budgets, schedules, and material estimates for home repair projects.
  • Coordinate and complete construction projects in accordance with the project budget, construction schedule, volunteer schedule, technical plans, and building code requirements.
  • Coordinate and schedule inspections and subcontractors, as needed.
  • Estimate tool and material quantities. Orders and receives deliveries in manner that promotes a good site management and safety practices.
  • Ensure that subcontractor documents and requirements are documented and meet standards. (ex. Insurance requirements)
  • Work in collaboration with partner families to select eligible home finishes.
  • Ensure that all warranty work is completed in a satisfactory and timely manner.
3. Volunteer Crew Management (30% of time)
  • Prepare for expected and unexpected volunteers prior to volunteer work days.
  • Coordinate directly with the Community Engagement Manager about upcoming volunteer needs and adjustments in the volunteer schedule.
  • Leads the effort in volunteer retention. Assists in identification and recruitment of key volunteers.
  • Works alongside volunteers but delegates appropriate work for varying abilities.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty and dependability
  • Commitment to the mission of Habitat for Humanity
  • Commitment to workplace safety
  • Strong leadership skills, including management of and accountability for staff performance
  • Excellent organizational skills, including prioritizing, analyzing, multi-tasking, problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent relationship building skills with an ability to negotiate and to relate to people with different backgrounds, internally and externally
  • Effective teaching, coaching and mentoring skills (especially for volunteers, partner families, staff)
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in use of computer programs related to general professional office operations and the construction business such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to speak publicly about the mission of Habitat for Humanity and encourage support of volunteers, donors, suppliers and contractors
  • Ability to effectively engage large groups of people in meaningful volunteer activities
  • Promote stewardship of all Habitat resources
Permits and Licenses:
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Degree in construction-related field, or equivalent experience
  • Certification in Project Management (PMI or PMP) a plus
  • First Aid and CPR certifications a plus
  • OSHA 10 or Habitat Competent Person Certifications a plus
In accordance with the American Disabilities Act:  This position requires the physical ability to sit, walk, and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.  The individual in this position must have the use of all senses, to include, but not be limited to sight, hearing, smell and taste while possessing the ability to stand, stoop, bend, grasp and/or hold to complete warehouse, storage shed, construction and grounds work. The normal work place will be on construction sites, in the warehouse and in the office.  While HFHMCC offices are smoke-free and temperature controlled, a majority of the work may be in unconditioned spaces, and outdoors.  The position requires persons who are able to safely lift 50-100 pounds on a regular and frequent basis.
Non-discriminatory hiring:  All are welcome in the work without regard to race, religion, sex, age, ethnic background, color, national or local origin, creed, ancestry, status with regard to public assistance, marital or family status, disability, military service, sexual orientation or other characteristic protected by law. Some positions may have minimum physical requirements which are delineated in the job description.
Habitat for Humanity mission:  Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry partnering with volunteers and donors to eliminate substandard housing. 
Total Rewards Package includes regionally competitive compensation, health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, contributions toward retirement plan.
To apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including three references, to info@habitatmadisonclark.org by no later than 5 pm on November 21, 2018.
Our Mission: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Our Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Our Operational Values:  We take initiative in the excellent pursuit of goodness, generosity, and gratitude.
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