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Construction Supervisor

B/CS Habitat For Humanity
Job Description
Construction Supervisor
 
Department:  Construction Programs
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Job Status:   Full Time
Reports To: Director of Construction
Amount of Travel Required: 80%
Positions Supervised: Construction
Coordinators, Construction Study student workers
 
 Work Schedule: Tuesday- Saturday. Some weekends and evenings required.
 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a hands-on position that will require an applicant to be able to physically construct a home from the ground up, coordinate subcontractors, as well as manage continuous, critical and significant tasks and projects, which supports the overall productivity of the Construction Department.
 

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)
  • In accordance with B/CS Habitat for Humanity Plans and quality requirements, supervises all construction activity and provides leadership to assigned construction personnel, including all paid sub-contractors.
  • Trains Construction Coordinators and Student Construction Work Study Assistants as necessary.
  • Works closely with Construction Director to ensure materials and service needs  are provided in a timely manner to the job sites.
  • Treats house recipients with respect and dignity. Strives to make their construction involvement meaningful and reminds week day crew leaders and Construction Coordinators of this requirement.
  • Understands elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure that volunteers have a consistently good experience thl'.ls motivating them to return.
  • Ensures schedules and departmental goals are reached by anticipating, reacting to and developing appropriate action plans to typical or common obstacles.
  • Evaluates and implements good safety practices and constantly stresses safety with house leaders and volunteers.
  • Identifies       volunteer   jobs/needs    not   currently    filled and communicates needs to Construction Director.
  • Supervises all warranty complaints and repairs.
  • Meets long and short term goals established with Construction Director and Executive Director.
  • May   dismiss   any    construction    volunteer/employee    provided adequate disciplinary document data is furnished.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or the Construction Director
  • Provides calm, confident, and positive leadership to the entire organization.
  • Assists with agency events, as needed.
  • Disseminates information readily to stake holders as appropriate.
  • Submits accurate reports according to deadlines.
  • Submits accurate reports according to deadlines.
  • Cross trains with staff to ensure a steady flow of business despite absences.
  • Ensures that all areas and buildings are clean, organized, safe, and in compliance with all codes.
  • Supports, adheres to and enforces core values, employment policies, strategic plan and operations manual.
 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)
 
--Coaching and Development-Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
--Training-Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.
--Decision Making -Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures. Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
--Leadership -Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
--Problem Solving -Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. Resource Management (People & Equipment) -Ability to obtain and appropriate the proper usage of equipment, facilities, materials, as well as personnel.
--Safety Awareness -Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety. Technical Aptitude -Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
--Relationship Building -Ability to effectively build relationships with homeowners, volunteers and co-workers.
--Time Management -Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
--Working Under Pressure -Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations. Team Builder -Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a  goal.
--Accountability -Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her  actions.
--Self-Motivated -Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of ones ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
--Communication, Oral -Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Accuracy -Ability to perform work accurately and  thoroughly.
--Project Management -Ability to organize and direct a project to completion. Receive Instruction-Ability to follow instruction and take direction on tasks

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education: High School Diploma
 
Experience: Experienced in residential construction, personnel management and purchasing.
 
Computer Skills: Basic
 
Certificates & Licenses: Must have a valid driver's license
 
Other Requirements: Knowledge of and commitment to the Habitat for Humanity concept, principles and covenant
 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

Physical Demand
Stand                               F {Frequently)
Walk                                 F {Frequently) 
Sit                                     F {Frequently) 
Reach Outward                O {Occasionally)
Crawl                                O {Occasionally)
Bend                                 O {Occasionally)

Lift/Carry
10 lbs or less
                      F (Frequently)
11-20 lbs                             F (Frequently)
21-50 lbs                             F (Frequently)
51-100 lbs                           O (Occasionally)
Over 100 lbs                        N (Not Applicable)

Push/Pull
12 lbs or less                        F (Frequently)
13-25 lbs                               F (Frequently)
26-40 lbs                               O (Occasionally)
41-100 lbs                             O (Occasionally)

N {Not Applicable)                 Activity is not applicable to this occupation
F {Frequently)                        Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (1 -  2.5+ hrs/day)
O {Occasionally)                    Occupation requires this activity from 33% -- 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly)                        Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)             

Other Physical Requirements: must ware proper safety equipment including hard toe/sole boots.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

Majority of work is done outside. Exposure to heat, cold and other weather conditions.
 
 
The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.
 
Please send serious inquiries and resumes via email to ayork@habitatbcs.org or via mail to 119 Lake St. Bryan, TX 77801 ATTN: Andy York
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