Home Repair and Warranty Construction Superintendent

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 9/30/2022
Description

Position: Home Repair and Warranty Construction Superintendent

Department: Construction

Reports to: Director of Construction

Status: Fulltime; Exempt

Level: E

Compensation: $52,500 to $63,966; See Starting Salary Expectations section below.

About Us:

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. Habitat for Humanity Portland Region is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home-building movement and top private home builder in the country. By providing affordable housing, home repairs, skilled construction training, financial education, and volunteer opportunities, the organization has transformed millions of lives, helped stabilize communities, and fostered economic vitality in the region. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential, and that starts with a stable and healthy place to call home.

We are intentional about building a healthy and thriving organizational culture and envision a community of staff, partners, volunteers, and donors who are deeply committed to equitable and anti-racist practices in every facet of our organization. We engage in continual learning and seek ways to operationalize equitable practices. Our Equity Statement and Cultural Compact are living, breathing documents that we continually work toward.

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region operates out of two offices (Hillsboro and NE Portland), three brick and mortar stores (Beaverton, Gresham and Portland), one warehouse (NE Portland), and construction sites in east and west Portland, Beaverton, Hillsboro, King City, Gresham, and Lake Oswego. Please visit our website and social media pages to learn more.

Note to Candidates:

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We recognize that requirements for educational and experience minimums create unnecessary barriers for under-served populations in pursuing employment opportunities in which they may be successful. In considering this alongside our Equity practices, we have removed educational and experience minimum requirements in order to focus on candidates’ abilities to excel based on the responsibilities of the position. We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.

Position Overview:

The Construction Superintendent is responsible for supporting the organization’s goal for Home Repair and Warranty program.

The individual in this position leads staff, trade partners, vendors, future homebuyers, and volunteers in performing in-house construction activities, including Site Preparation: Site Clearing, Excavation, Footing & Foundations, Framing, Roofing and Pre-Rock, Subs Rough In, Water Resistant Barrier, Windows and Exterior Doors, Insulation, Drywall, Interior Doors and Trim, Interior Paint, Countertops and Cabinets Flooring, Appliances, Subs Trim Out, Exterior Siding, Paint and Gutters, Landscaping, Punch-list, Homeowner Orientation. The Home Repair and Warranty Construction Superintendent directly supervises work teams on-site and must be mindful of their diverse abilities by assigning work that can be accomplished successfully.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day construction activities, and supervise trade partners, staff, volunteers, and future homebuyers
  • Perform Site assessments and create SOW in coordination with the project team (Assistant and Project Engineer)
  • Identify and encourage skilled regular volunteers to lead other volunteers
  • Coordinate the planning and schedule for the Home Repair and Warranty Work plan in coordination with the Director of Construction. Establish daily and weekly tasks to be accomplished by Trade Partners, Habitat staff, homebuyers, and volunteers.
  • Meet with Project Engineer regularly to monitor SOW and bidding processes of the repairs
  • Review and approve invoices weekly
  • Train Assistant Site Superintendent as needed to implement safety on site and manage daily construction logistic operations.
  • Approve timecards of the Assistant Site Superintendent
  • Order materials and track orders
  • Responsible for opening and closing the daily construction home repair sites with the support of the Assistant.
  • Perform 1-year Warranty Inspections in conjunction with the Assistant and record the inspections in PROCORE
  • Responsible to obtain the Homeowner sign-off closing process of the 1-year Warranty Inspections through Docusign.
  • Responsible to file Police reports in case of material theft and recording incidents in PROCORE.
  • Participate in the development and update schedules daily; communicate issues of concern and potential schedule delays; lead the weekly Teams meeting for the Home Repair program and Warranty work.
  • Maintain quality assurance check sheets on smartsheet and procore inspections which require a dual sign-off, to verify that work completed has been inspected prior to proceeding to the next phase/stage of construction.
  • Create a positive, safe, and productive on-site experience for all Habitat volunteers and homebuyers (construction teams present daily safety orientations at each site)
  • Ensurere that proper safety equipment and safe tools are in use; maintain a fully stocked first aid kit, safety binder, and map to the nearest emergency facility; notify Construction Manager per requirements
  • Participate in regular meetings (construction and organization) as well as other Habitat events
  • Lead and conduct pre-construction meetings, and perform Quality, Safety and Erosion Control Inspections daily, weekly and as needed.
  • Proactive and collaborative within the construction team during plan reviews, sow & contracts, weekly meetings, and update daily construction build schedule.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Proven ability to take a project from plans to a completed structure, including reading blueprints, preparing material take-offs, and extensive knowledge of all phases of residential construction
  • Working knowledge of the 2021 Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC)
  • Excellent math skills
  • Ability to assess the capabilities of others and teach basic construction techniques to unskilled homeowners and volunteers
  • Strategic thinking with ability to adapt to changes
  • Excellent oral communication skills; effective with diverse audiences
  • Commitment to affordable housing development and the mission of Habitat

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Any qualifying combination of education, certification, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Familiarity and experience with project management and scheduling
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Sustainable Home Professional certification
  • Green building training
  • Experience with Procore
  • Experience with Smartsheet


Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Job is located at the assigned construction site
  • Position is very active and requires climbing ladders as well as considerable standing, bending, kneeling, and reaching in awkward and tiring positions during varying weather conditions
  • Employee must frequently lift, move, and/or load items over 50 pounds

Schedule

  • 40 hours a week, currently Mon-Fri, 7:30am-3:30pm

Starting Salary Expectations:

Minimum $52,500 to range salary range midpoint of $63,966. Placement will generally not exceed the midpoint based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. The full salary range is $52,500 to $76,125.

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Health insurance (medical, vision, alternative care, prescription)
  • Health reimbursement arrangement (HRA)
  • Dental insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • 3% matching 403(b) retirement plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Short-term & long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • And more!

How to Apply:

Submit the following materials at: https://bit.ly/HABCAREERS

Cover letter addressing how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for this position.

  • Resume
  • Three professional references

Employment is contingent on passing a background check.

Habitat for Humanity Portland Region hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive. Habitat for Humanity Portland Region is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.


Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Construction/Facilities | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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