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Construction Superintendent

Company: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Construction Superintendent Department: Construction Reports to: Construction Manager Status: Fulltime; Exempt Level: F Compensation: $57,500 to $70,058; See Starting Salary Expectations section below. Closing Date : June 2, 2023, or until filled. 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 of building 18 homes. The individual in this position leads staff, subcontractors, vendors, future homebuyers, and volunteers in performing in-house construction activities, including pre-development work (Site Development Work) and 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, Certificate of Occupancy (COO) Punch-list,Homeowner Orientation. Providing a quality volunteer experience is a key element of Habitat's mission. The 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 subcontractors, staff, volunteers, and future homebuyers Identify and encourage skilled regular volunteers to lead other volunteers Coordinate with the Construction Manager and individual site staff to prioritize daily and weekly tasks to be accomplished by Habitat staff, homebuyers, and volunteers Participate in the development and updating of project schedules; communicate issues of concern and potential schedule delays to the Director of Construction as they arise Gain/maintain a thorough understanding of the permitted construction documents and all construction drawings provided; review construction details for each activity in advance with the Director of Construction Maintain quality assurance check sheets, 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) Ensure 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, 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 current Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC) Excellent math skills pertaining to daily work 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 regularly requires standing, bending, kneeling, climbing, and reaching. Employee may frequently lift, move, and/or load items over 50 pounds. Schedule 40 hours a week, currently Mon-Fri, 7:30am-3:30pm; weekend work as necessary Starting Salary Expectations: Minimum $57,500 to range salary range midpoint of $70,058. Placement will generally not exceed the midpoint based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. The full salary range is $57,500 to $83,375. 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: habitatportlandregion.org/about/careers/ 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 Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $57,500 - $83,375 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Habitat for Humanity Portland Region, Portland , Construction Superintendent, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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