Assistant Construction Superintendent 1

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region
June 5, 2024
Portland, OR
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Job Summary: The Construction Crew Lead is integral to Habitat for Humanity’s goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. The primary responsibility is to lead groups of volunteers to build homes at different phases of construction. Tasks include but are not limited to site prep, framing, finish carpentry, interior and exterior paint, landscaping, clean up, and performing punch list work assigned by the Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent. Crew Leads also provide daily-on site orientations and safety talks. On occasion, participation in larger community projects and affiliate events is required, at times outside of the normal work week.

Job Responsibilities:
+Lead and teach crews of volunteers in building homes
+Understand elements that contribute to successful volunteer experiences and help ensure that volunteers have a consistently safe, positive, encouraging environment, motivating them to return
+Assist with hands-on construction tasks including, but not limited to, site prep, framing, roofing, finish carpentry, landscaping, and clean up
+“Fix” construction task performed below acceptable standards by volunteers
+Maintain project safety in accordance with OSHA Standards, including site safety inspections in Procore
+Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring And More!

Required Skills and Qualifications:
+Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and/or with varied language skills
+Proven leadership skills; positive disposition and even temperament
+Understand and embrace the volunteer perspective
+Strong multi-tasking skills, including managing various projects and deadlines
+Keen attention to detail
+Problem-solving skills, including supervising unexpected issues and emergencies
+Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat
+One year minimum experience in the construction/contracting business
+Experience volunteering and/or managing volunteers

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
+Any qualifying combination of education, certification, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. +Carpenter or framer experience
+Bilingual in Spanish

Compensation: $20.43/hour to $24.90/hour

Apply Online: Submit the following materials at:
+Cover letter addressing how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for this position.
+Three professional references

Employment is contingent on passing a background check.

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