Construction Site Supervisor (Lafayette)

Construction Site Supervisor (Lafayette)

01 May 2019

Construction Site Supervisor (Lafayette)

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Department: Construction

Reports To: Construction Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Manages: AmeriCorps members, Crew Leaders, Construction Volunteer Groups and Interns

Work Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday

Summary: The Site Supervisor manages volunteer build days and balances volunteer experience with production goals, continuing our tradition of fantastic volunteer experience, and is responsible for maintaining the highest safety and quality standards in all our construction projects. The Site Supervisor should be able to successfully accommodate first-time volunteers as well as experienced lead volunteers. The Site Supervisor promotes Habitat on the build site and should be able to speak confidently and comfortably about Habitat to large groups. The Site Supervisor will oversee Habitat's high quality and sustainable construction practices. The Site Supervisor also assists the Director of Construction in all aspects of site development and construction implementation such as work schedules and project management tasks including material logistics, permitting processes, scheduling and oversight of subcontractors, and inspection processes. The Site Supervisor should have an entrepreneurial spirit and be comfortable working in a resource thin environment.

Full time (40 hrs/week), hourly, benefits.

Deadline: Open until filled.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned):

 Manage all on-site activities for residential new construction projects

o Manage both an inexperienced and experienced volunteer labor force

o Help plan and manage a construction schedule

o Learn and Present "Habitat 101" and give safety instructions to volunteer groups

o Work with crew leader volunteers to maintain quality construction, safety and

volunteer experience

o Become an authoritative source on Habitat construction practices

o Ensure tools and site support materials are available as needed

 Manage Materials

o Create takeoffs for ordering materials and assist the Director of Construction

manage delivery within the construction schedule

o Verify material purchases when delivered to the site

o Identify opportunities for improving quality, cost benefit, and ease of installation

of all materials

o Minimize material waste and manage construction waste diversion practices

 Development

o Represent Habitat positively as the face of the organization

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o Assist Director of Construction to identify qualified volunteers for potential Crew

Leader positions

o Emphasize and foster a positive volunteer experience daily

o Identify best practices for construction with volunteers and collaborate with other

affiliates for streamlining and cost sharing

 Manage Subcontractors

o Assist Director of Construction with contractor procurement/bid processes

o Assist Director of Construction with scheduling of subcontractors

o Ensure trades have a positive experience when working with FHFH

o Monitor trades' progress, quality and compliance with safety policy

o Works with Construction Director to schedule and manage building inspections

Skills and Experience:

 Skills

o General Construction Knowledge

o Competent at public speaking and interpersonal interactions

o Ability to teach building techniques to inexperienced volunteers

o Flexibility in a fluid construction environment

o Willingness to work cooperatively with the Director of Construction and other staff

 Experience

o At least 1 year of Residential Construction/project management experience

o Strong understanding of residential construction practices and processes

o Volunteer management/leadership experience beneficial

o Experience working with City and County building departments preferred

 Licenses

o Class B Contractor License or ability to obtain one within a year

o Minimum OSHA 10 hour certification or attain within the first month

o Habitat for Humanity's Competent Person certification (obtain within one year)

If you feel you are qualified and wish to apply for this position:

1. Submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to the attention of Laurie

Staniforth, Office Manager, via email. Flatirons Habitat for

Humanity is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for

employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual

orientation, disability or veteran status.

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