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Construction Director, Habitat for Humanity Great Falls Area

The Construction Director (CD) provides leadership, management and direction to the construction team. The CD will work also with the designer, vendors, construction committee, city permit officials, volunteers and contractors to help facilitate the design and construction of residential homes in the Habitat for Humanity-Great Falls Area.  He or She will also ensure the project remains within Habitat’s budget. The CD is solely responsible and held accountable for the timely completion, cost control and the health and safety compliance of their assigned projects. Additionally, the CD is responsible for ensuring that the projects are constructed in accordance with the plans, specifications and local building codes required. The CD is involved in all aspects of projects assigned to them from initial concept through execution to include volunteer management and recruitment.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Essential Functions:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential duties and responsibilities for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned to an individual. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Working with Partner Families during the early stages of the project to determine the feasibility of execution and timeline.
  • Manage field crew and subcontractor schedules to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding work being performed.
  • Ensure that subcontractors are fully executing and complying with their contracted scope of work.
  • Direct/coordinate work in the field in accordance with plans and specifications.
  • Communicate any conflicts or revisions associated with the project to Operations Director prior to execution.
  • Coordinate required inspections with local building departments.
  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety and quality standards.
  • Identify conflicts in the construction progress and communicate them to the crew for resolution.
  • Maintain and update the construction schedules for assigned projects in project folders on a weekly basis.
  • Provide updated schedules to the Operations Director in a timely manner.
  • Perform CD duties at multiple job sites, simultaneously.
  • Perform residential job site estimating.
  • Ensure subcontractors have corrected all deficiencies identified.
  • Walk all projects multiple times a week to monitor progress, accuracy, cleanliness, safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Perform job progress and completion punch lists.
  • Preside at pre-construction meeting with each subcontractor.
  • Ensure CD or representative is opening the job site at beginning of the day and securing the job site at the end of each day.
  • Safety and Health Responsibilities:
  • Works with and through the Operations Director, to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures.
  • Assists, plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Advises Operations Director and construction committee on safety compliance concerns and preventative actions.
  • Plans and implements training for volunteers in work site safety practices.
  • Maintains safety files and records
  • Performs safety surveys and inspections, prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Conducts post-accident investigation and prepares report identifying possible accident causes and hazards for use by Habitat for Humanity.
  • Assist, set up and conducts training.
  • Assists in the development, evaluation and upgrading of safety programs.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Competencies Required:
  • Problem Solving/ Analysis.
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Interpersonal Competence
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Control
  • Adaptability
  • Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must be able to understand and interpret architectural and structural plans.
  • Mathematical Skills- Ability to calculate figures such as percentages and square footage.
  • Strong communication skills; thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; proactive and deadline-oriented.
  • Ability to interact effectively with partner families, vendors and volunteers at all levels of the organization.
  • Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Training in PPE, Scaffolding and Fall Protection.
  • Knowledge of acceptable construction site practices including safety and health regulations.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Company will use Driver Record Information for employment and insurance purposes. Final selection candidates will be asked to sign a consent to release of DMV driver record prior to hiring.
Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer.

BENEFITS

Benefits package offered with Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Wage $41,000

START DATE: August 1, 2022  

 If you’re interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to operations@greatfallshabitat.org

Attention: Jeff

Or Call 406-453-5972

 

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