Construction Site Supervisor

Construction Site Supervisor

Job Description

Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity

Reports to: Construction Director

Direct Reports:

  • Volunteers

Employment Status: Full-Time Salaried

Job Classification: Exempt

Salary:  $47,000 – $54,000 Annually

 Position Summary:

Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity (MVHFH) is a nonprofit housing organization that brings people together to build homes, community and hope in Lucas County. Our vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We work toward this vision by building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable place to live.

The Construction Site Supervisor assists with the overall construction plan utilizing staff, novice and skilled volunteer labor and materials to build, rehab, and recycle houses. This role is responsible for overseeing these projects and managing assigned job sites, managing, and training volunteers, coordinating plan updates, and ensuring construction quality and workplace safety.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure a complete understanding of scope of work for each project.
  • With Volunteer assistance, ensure that Habitat has appropriate, well maintained tools for construction, and materials are delivered to work sites when needed.
  • Evaluate subcontractor bids, recommend contracts, and monitor timely and accurate project completion.
  • Utilize in-kind materials and labor when possible.
  • Provide maintenance and construction education opportunities for partner families and homeowners.
  • Oversee all aspects of new, rehab and recycle projects to ensure timely completion.
  • Work with staff to ensure that partner families are productively involved in the construction process.
  • Ensure timely delivery and appropriate security of materials.
  • Ensure tool/equipment inventory, management, and repairs.
  • Establish, follow, and evaluate worksite safety program, facilitate safety talks, and routinely submit completed sign-in sheets to ensure Safety Policy is adhered to at all job sites. Complete Competent Person Training, Power Tool Training, and Fall Protection Training.
  • Ensure implementation of Construction Safety Policy.
  • Provide weekly plan updates to other affiliate staff including estimated completion dates.
  • Guarantee completion of all repairs under warranty for homeowners.
  • In conjunction with Volunteer Manager, identify, schedule, train, and develop volunteers for expanded roles.
  • Supervise assigned job sites.
  • Oversee all areas of project to ensure that all new home construction is built to Energy Star standards.
  • Ensure daily updates of project progress are confirmed, evaluated, and formally updated on project plan.
  • Address any schedule and planning issues with the Executive Director, Construction Manager, Quality and Resource Manager, Project Manager and Corporate Engagement Manager as appropriate.
  • Identify any significant change to Scopes of Work and communicate with the Habitat team and Partner Family.
  • Work with Development Director to ensure construction-related grant requirements are fulfilled.  Update Development Director with progress and potential issues as needed.
  • Work with Development Director and Corporate Engagement Manager to find best fits for Gift-In-Kind opportunities of construction materials and volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications, Certifications and Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree/credentials in appropriate field or equivalent experience preferred. Minimum High School Diploma or GED.
  • A strong background in comprehensive home construction including framing, siding installation, trim work and with at least five years of related experience.
  • Licensing in the building trades and the ability to ‘pull permits’ preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern practices, principles and materials used in building construction.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to cost-effective energy standards such as Energy Star, and specific grant program requirements related to energy standards.
  • Good knowledge of the requirements of the local building code and zoning ordinance.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Paid or volunteer experience with non-profit community-based organizations a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate in both written and verbal form.
  • Ability to foster trust, credibility, and cohesive teamwork among persons with diverse talents, backgrounds, and perspectives.
  • Ability to work with volunteers, homeowners, donors, and sponsors and ensure they have a good Habitat experience on and off the worksite.
  • Ability to work independently and to make on-the-spot decisions.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule and to work some evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability to plan, organize and delegate.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand, squat, bend, and climb ladders to roof level and into foundations.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, general computer expertise such as email and social media platforms.
  • Certification for forklift operation (training provided, if necessary).
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required (training provided, if necessary).
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured under Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity’s auto insurance and drive affiliate vehicles with trailers, as well as forklift.
  • Must pass background check including criminal records and sex offender registry prior to offer of employment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and other Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity staff.
  • Willingness to attend training and conferences as appropriate.
  • Must have commitment to the Habitat mission and uphold its values and ethics.

 Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the location where we operate. Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity encourages applicants of all ages.