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PA, Folsom - Construction Site Supervisor

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.

Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.

Job Description

This is a full-time, exempt position requiring at least 40 hours per week. Saturdays are mandatory. The construction supervisor reports to the executive director and takes project direction from the construction committee, of which he/she is a member.

Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefit package.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of construction techniques including new and rehab.
  • Knowledge and experience with building codes and permit processes.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Ability to motivate, instruct and supervise semi-skilled and unskilled individuals, mainly volunteers.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong belief in the Habitat for Humanity mission.
  • Basic computer skills preferred but not required (i.e. Word, Excel, project manager, email).

Main responsibilities:

Overseeing the building process

  • Create a construction schedule and budget for the house.
  • Coordinate with the construction committee and the volunteer committee in assuring that work site tool, material and skilled labor needs are ready at the job site.
  • Assure that required tools/materials are ready at the job site and maintaining quality of work on the job site.
  • Schedule and supervise subcontractors as needed.
  • Interact with necessary local government officials and inspectors to obtain permits, licenses, et al as required.

Working with volunteers at the job site

  • Work with the volunteer committee to schedule the appropriately sized crew of volunteers according to job site activity.
  • Work with the volunteer committee to research and to develop a variety of sources of volunteers.
  • Work with the family support committee to schedule and plan partner family sweat equity hours.
  • Provide on the job training of semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers, including use of power and hand tools, safety equipment and work site procedures.
  • Ensure the safety of volunteers and that safety practices are followed at the job site.
  • Identify and develop possible crew leaders.

Tracking progress of construction

  • Report progress of construction and budget on a weekly basis to the construction committee and to the vice president.
  • Track the partner family’s sweat equity hours at the worksite.

Other responsibilities as directed by the executive director and construction committee.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to info@habitatdelco.org, with Attn: Mr. David Morra in the subject line.