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15Sep

Construction Manager

Habitat For Humanity Dubuque & Jackson Co., Dubuque, IA

Construction Manager


JOB TITLE: Construction Manager (CM)
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Full-Time
COMPENSATION: $50,000 - $55,000 annually depending on experience
Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Construction Manager (CM) is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations on Dubuque and Jackson County Habitat’s various construction sites, to include new construction, home rehabilitations and A Brush with Kindness projects. The CM has responsibility for engaging, managing and coordinating with the on-site construction team, including house and crew leaders, Habitat homebuyers, general volunteers, sub-contractors, developers, city inspectors, etc. Additionally, the CM leads other broad functions of construction, including, but not limited to: budgeting, scheduling, bidding of labor and materials, long-range planning, warranty work, volunteer coordination, community partner and homeowner relations, and storage management.
This position features a mix of on-site and office work. Successful candidates must be capable of performing at a high level in both settings.
Minimum Qualifications:
➢ Demonstrated planning and organizational skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines, and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities
➢ Strong team player with demonstrated ability to manage others
➢ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with volunteers, providing exceptional customer service at all times
➢ At least three years managing commercial or residential construction; proficiency in managing a range of different types of projects from new construction to home rehabilitation to exterior painting/repairs
➢ Commitment to affordable housing and mission of Habitat
➢ Standing; walking; working weekends (typically Saturday mornings); exposure to heat, wind and rain; willingness to regularly travel within two-county service area and occasionally statewide
➢ Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
➢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in individual and group settings
➢ Strong computer skills, to include proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic internet functions; experience with project management software is a plus
➢ Residential contracting license and some technical/vocational education are preferred; bachelor’s degree is a plus
Position Description:
➢ Coordinate on-site construction activities
➢ Develop home construction schedule, and manage sites in accordance with it
➢ Lead Habitat’s daily safety talk on a regular basis
➢ Manage all aspects of Habitat’s new home construction, home rehabilitation and painting/repair projects
➢ Work within Board-approved budget parameters under the direction of the Executive Director
➢ Develop the annual construction plan in conjunction with Executive Director and Building Committee
➢ Lead the Building Committee meetings
➢ Advise the Executive Director regularly on all activities and issues related to active Habitat construction sites, to include scheduling, accident reports, sub-contractor issues, etc.
➢ Manage budgeting planning process and house pricing/bidding activities
➢ Maintain a safe and volunteer-friendly work site at all times, enforcing safety guidelines whenever necessary

➢ Ensure that quality construction is maintained in compliance with standards set by HFHI, DJCHFH and local authorities
➢ Coordinate home inspections with appropriate city authorities, as well as energy raters, etc.
➢ Conduct walk-through inspections with future families and file written reports prior to closings
➢ Complete and/or coordinate all ongoing home warranty work, per direction from Executive Director
➢ Help to maintain functional inventory of tools and supplies; assist in the maintenance and organization of Habitat’s storage units
➢ Report promptly to the Executive Director any on-site accidents involving staff, sub-contractors, volunteers, homeowners, etc.
➢ Assist Executive Director in the recruitment and development of skills-based volunteers
➢ Work in conjunction with Executive Director to ensure that Habitat’s safety program is up-to-date and being implemented at all times; ensure that volunteer safety and volunteer experience are always at the forefront of the program
➢ Other duties as required and requested by Executive Director

Comprehensive background check required. Interested candidates should email director@habitatdjc.org.

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Job Details

ID 757849
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
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Categories
Construction/Skilled Trades
Management/Executive
Volunteer and Non-profit
EMSI Skills Bidding
Budgeting
Computer Literacy
Construction
Construction Management
Coordinating
Customer Service
Interpersonal Communications
Microsoft Office
Operations
Organizational Skills
Painting
Project Management Software
Rehabilitation
Residential Construction
Scheduling
Written Communication
Benefits

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