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Home Preservation Inspector

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Position Purpose:

Are you tired of the cutthroat grind of construction? Ready for long-term job security, and to get paid regularly? What about having paid health insurance for yourself and your family? Habitat is looking for someone to join the Home Preservation inspection crew. We help 100+ deserving households get home improvement projects done every year.


The Home Preservation Inspector visits owner-occupied homes within our service area and works with low-income homeowners, most of them seniors, to identify critical health and safety needs and desired repairs and improvements.  The inspector develops project scopes of work and estimates, and monitors construction to ensure compliance with relevant program guidelines, city and state codes and ordinances, and technical standards for workmanship and safety.

 

Essential Functions of Position:


·       Perform initial inspections to determine work scopes and estimated budgets.


·       Identify and communicate observations unrelated to construction that could indicate the residents’ need for additional support or referrals to other social services.


·       Perform monitoring inspections to ensure satisfactory completion of work and for compliance with local and State health, safety, and building codes and relevant laws and requirements and submit invoice payment recommendations.


·       Create inspection reports that clearly and accurately document specific information pertaining to each residence.


·       Prepare and distribute bid packages.


·       Initiate change orders as needed.


·       Respond to all communication from parties in a timely manner to address issues and complete the work.


·       Attend regularly scheduled team meetings.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


·       Commitment to the HEBSV mission to build and preserve low-cost housing.


·       Knowledge of residential home systems and components


·       Understanding of residential construction methods


·       Two-plus years relevant experience in the residential construction field ideally renovation/rehabilitation/repair


·       Solid organizational skills


·       Computer literate with basic Microsoft Word and Excel experience


·       Good written communication skills and comfortable with customer service


·       Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and insurance


·       Comfortable working with diverse populations from a variety of ethnic, socio-economic and living situations


Working Environment:

Primary work will be performed in the field and at either the Milpitas or Oakland Habitat office (post-pandemic)


Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.

Position Purpose:

Are you tired of the cutthroat grind of construction? Ready for long-term job security, and to get paid regularly? What about having paid health insurance for yourself and your family? Habitat is looking for someone to join…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

medical, dental, vision, matching 403b 

medical, dental, vision, matching 403b 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
2619 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

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Instructions:

Interested candidates must submit both a cover letter and resume to Lucinda Lee O’Sullivan, Director of HR & Operations at hr@habitatebsv.org.

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