New Construction Site Supervisor – Northern Region

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This position serves our Northern Region – Northern Mecklenburg & Iredell Counties

One of the leading affordable housing nonprofits in the area, Habitat Charlotte Region partners with hundreds of families each year through affordable homeownership, home preservation and financial literacy training. As a New Construction Site Supervisor in our Northern Region, you’ll play an integral role in our vision of a world where everyone has a safe and affordable place to live.

Perform and manage others in the performance of tasks directly related to building and repairing Habitat project homes, while upholding the standard of partnerships, quality, safety, and team participation.

• Willingness and ability to work well with all types of people
• Operate as a team member, communicating openly and maintaining respect for others
• Self-motivated, organized, and follows through with tasks and responsibilities
• Supervise, monitor, and delegate tasks to volunteers and other team members, as appropriate
• Maintain current knowledge of building codes and Habitat standards
• Foster good relationships with volunteers, homeowners, inspectors, and sub-contractors
• Communicate effectively with people of all levels
• Promote partnership among all participants within Habitat Charlotte, giving special attention to the needs and concerns of home owners, staff, volunteers, and donors
• Develop and maintain good communication with building suppliers, subcontractors, trade professionals, Church leaders and other potential volunteers and donors
• Communicate with subcontractors and inspectors to insure that their tasks are completed thoroughly, efficiently, with minimal call – backs and according to the established standards of quality
• Perform all tasks with little supervision
• Manage all aspects of the New Construction process from project start through the warranty process
• Plan for each work day to insure that all necessary resources- material and human- are available to complete the task list
• Supervise, monitor, and delegate tasks to volunteers, home owners and other team members as appropriate
• Complete walkthrough reports (safety, framing, and final) in a timely manner
• Respond promptly to warranty work
• Notify the appropriate team member, in a timely manner, when team resources are needed for specific jobs
• Utilize Habitat’s administrative tools for job management, e. g. the construction manual, safety guidelines, ordering forms, volunteer management, etc.
• Provide a safe working environment at all times – Abiding by all Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, OSHA, and EPA safety standards
• Directly supervise AmeriCorps, Apprentices, and Construction Interns providing construction and leadership training, mentoring, and daily instruction. Encourage and support members to increase their skills and abilities in all aspects of their position
• Maintain quality of construction in accordance with local, state, federal, and Habitat • • • • Charlotte building standards
• Maintain flexibility of schedule to utilize volunteers, help other supervisors, and respond to specific homeowner and office requests
• Maintain Habitat equipment, as assigned
• Personal construction vehicle required (pick-up truck)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Construction Management Experience
• Ability to Perform all Construction Tasks Related to Projects
• Communication Skills
• Organizational Skills
• Attention to Detail
• Good Interpersonal Communication Skills
• Good Organizational Skills
• Safety Certifications – OSHA, Lead RRP, Lead Abatement, Asbestos Awareness, Asbestos Abatement
• General Contractor License, Home Inspection License, or BPI Certification

Work Environment:
This position requires working outdoors on construction sites in all types of weather, traveling between locations within the service area in all types of weather, and working indoors in an office setting.

Physical Demands:
• Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
• Ability to work and maneuver on roofs and high spaces
• Ability to work in tight confines and within crawlspaces
• Ability to maneuver over uneven ground
• Ability to lift up to 75 lbs unassisted
• Ability to stand most or all of any given day
• Ability to work outside for extended periods of time during all months of the year
• Ability to operate basic computer skills
• Estimated Time Commitment: 40-45 hours/week, Tuesday-Saturday schedule
• Personal Vehicle: Personal Construction vehicle required

Why Join Habitat?
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Industry-leading healthcare, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care)
• Work/life balance supported by generous PTO
• Career development and promotion opportunities
• Casual working environment
• Retirement planning a 403(b) with 3% organizational match

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region program funding often includes federal funding and this role may support federally funded activities. People qualifying as Section 3 residents per Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C § 1701u) and its associated regulations (24 C.F.R. Part 75) are encouraged to apply. Information on Section 3 qualifications and certification material is available upon request.


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