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Construction Manager

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh, NY


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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh           

Construction Manager Job Description               


Overview

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh (HfHGN) builds approximately 8 homes a year in the City of Newburgh. The Construction Manager oversees all aspects of the affiliate’s construction program including planning, implementing, and completing specific construction projects from conception to occupancy. This position works with staff and volunteers to ensure the overall construction goals are well planned, executed, and achieved. The Construction Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. Workweek: Monday through Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm.


Responsibilities

Project Site Selection and Acquisition

  • Investigate new sites for potential acquisition
  • Review and evaluate appropriateness to mission, structural soundness, and cost to develop proposed sites
  • Oversee the Site, Design & Construction Committee


Planning and Design

  • Develop comprehensive construction documents 
  • Create project budgets and schedules
  • Coordinate architectural and engineering design
  • Process Architectural Review Commission, Planning Board and Zoning Board documents
  • Solicit Bids for materials and services including environmental testing and structural surveys
  • Successfully navigate the permitting process 
  • Develop and effectively implement a master schedule
  • Investigate alternative building materials and products


Construction Management

  • Oversee work of the Site Manager
  • Build the construction schedule and work lists in conjunction with the construction team
  • Oversee the Building Committee
  • Coordinate and oversee subcontractors
  • Conduct site visits regularly
  • Handle all construction related purchasing and acquisition
  • Schedule and attend city required construction site inspections
  • Manage the maintenance and improvements to HfHGN vehicles, property,  and facilities


Administration 

  • Verify and categorize all construction related purchases for the Operations Manager
  • Maintain records for all aspects of construction projects
  • Track status of warranties for HfHGN homes
  • Maintain a list of MWBE contractors
  • Complete reports as needed for grants and other purposes
  • Provide HfHGN staff with regular construction updates
  • Work with the Executive Director and Fund Development Manager to develop strategic partnerships with donors, GIK contributors, municipalities, community organizations, and other building professionals
  • Conduct final walk-through with new homeowners 
  • Attend staff meetings, HfHGN events, and required seminars and conferences


Required Skills and Experience

Experience

  • 7+ years experience
  • Experience in residential construction with a focus on management, or able to demonstrate a high level of competency 
  • A university degree in architecture, civil engineering , construction management or a related field and/or comparable experience
  • Experience with industry related software: scheduling, design and budgeting preferred
  • Experience securing donations and working with grants beneficial
  • Experience working with various governmental agencies 
  • Knowledge of lead and asbestos regulations helpful
  • Familiarity with green/energy efficient building principles and design
  • Neighborhood redevelopment experience would be helpful
  • Strong understanding of historically correct residential rehabilitation and new construction

Skills

  • Well-developed communication and organizational skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Possesses the necessary multi-tasking skills
  • Possess leadership qualities that promote teamwork and the capacity to balance team and individual responsibilities
  • Comfortable managing and teaching volunteers, groups and inexperienced individuals in the building process
  • Ability to write and review construction contracts
  • Proficient estimator
  • Effective manager of subcontractors and the associated schedules
  • Ability to identify and drive objectives


Work Habits

  • Understands the Habitat for Humanity building philosophy and has the desire to promote it
  • Values a team-oriented approach to decision making and problem solving
  • Works effectively both individually and in a team environment
  • Demonstrates organizational and follow through skills
  • Exhibits attention to detail
  • Exercises excellent judgment
  • Works with integrity
  • Communicates effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and income levels
  • Provides and receives feedback constructively
  • Available to work evening and weekend hours when needed


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh           

Construction Manager Job Description               


Overview

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh (HfHGN) builds approximately 8 homes a year in the City of Newburgh. The Construction Manager oversees all…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Location

125 Washington Street, Newburgh, NY 12550

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@habitatnewburgh.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No phone calls please.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@habitatnewburgh.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No phone calls please.

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