Assistant Construction Superintendent

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region

July 22, 2022

1478 NE Killingsworth, Portland, Oregon


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Job Summary:

The Assistant Construction Superintendent is responsible for supporting the organization’s home building goals. The individual in this position leads future homebuyers and volunteers in performing in-house construction activities, including site preparation, foundation systems, rough framing, window and door installation, weatherproofing, siding, painting, flooring installation, millwork installation, interior painting, and landscaping. This position will interact with Habitat staff, volunteers, homebuyers, subcontractors, Habitat partners and City inspectors.


  • Volunteers and Partner Homeowners Lead Habitat Crew Leads and crews of volunteers in building homes
  • Ensure appropriate safety practices at all times
  • Teach needed skills to new volunteers
  • Conduct regular quality control inspections
  • Assist in the training of Crew Leads and volunteers
  • Understand elements that contribute to successful volunteers and help ensure that volunteers have a consistently positive, encouraging environment, motivating them to return
  • Ensure that communication to volunteers and partner homeowners is respectful, accurate, and timely
  • Assist in identifying volunteer jobs/needs not currently filled and satisfy needs with appropriate volunteers

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ability to effectively work with, manage, and lead volunteers
  • Excel at multi-tasking various projects and deadlines; attention to detail a must
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Effective with diverse audiences
  • 2+ years experience in the construction/contracting business, especially as a carpenter or framer
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Reliable transportation

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Any qualifying combination of education, certification, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Accustomed to working with digital tools that streamline efficiency or have the willingness to learn and implement this new skillset

Compensation: $22.84/hour to $33.11/hour.

Submit the following materials at:

  1. Cover letter addressing how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for this position.
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Employment is contingent on passing a background check.

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