• Project Supervisor 1 - Seasonal - ABWK

    Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
    Job Description
    With spring just around the corner, we are seeking a seasonal Project Supervisor to help us through our busiest months. This position will be working for our A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) program, which provides painting, landscaping, and repairs to qualifying low-income homeowners who have unmet home repair needs. ABWK serves about 80 local homeowners each year, and more than 2,000 homeowners have been helped since the program started in 1998.
     
    JOB SUMMARY
    The Seasonal Project Supervisor 1 is responsible for developing and executing the work scope for each homeowner site in his/her portfolio. Provide onsite project support to volunteer teams, subcontractors, and homeowners. Maintain consistent communication with all applicable parties throughout work scope development process and onsite project days. Arrange all necessary equipment and supplies.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Project Development
    • With support of Project Manager, plan projects based on work scope, staffing and volunteer needs, and subcontractor requirements.
     Onsite Construction Supervision
    • Plan and implement work scope on A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) sites. Work scope may include interior or exterior carpentry repairs, accessibility modifications, paint preparation/painting, flooring, siding, roofing, landscaping, etc.
      • Follow all TCHFH policies and procedures, including maintaining safety for all staff and volunteers.
      • With support of Project Manager, coordinate all necessary project supplies and equipment, including paint tinting, equipment rental, material purchases, and deliveries.
      • Supervise volunteer team and staff on each work day.
      • Communicate daily work plan and schedule to staff, volunteers, and homeowners.
      • Coach volunteers and homeowners correct repair and painting techniques, focusing on safety and proper materials and tool use.
      • As needed, assist with rough and finish carpentry, roofing, siding, masonry, cement finishing, drywall installation and finishing, painting, various types of flooring and carpeting, window and door replacements, and landscaping.
      • Consult with volunteer team leaders and homeowners on work site throughout the day, providing onsite technical assistance and work scope clarification as needed.
      • Monitor quality and provide worker feedback.
      • Complete all work according to applicable international and State building and energy codes, TCHFH construction standards, and construction documents.
      • Document work progress through photos, project update forms, and communication notes.
     Customer Service
    • Maintain relationships with homeowners, volunteers, project team, subcontractors, and inspectors.
      • Maintain consistent communication with homeowner, Project Manager, and Project Coordinator/Family Liaison throughout work scope development process and onsite project days.
      • Log all communications in SalesForce database.
     Supervision
    • In coordination with the AmeriCorps Program Manager, supervise National Service Members, including training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Supervise and train Construction Assistants with support from supervisor.
     
    Other duties as assigned and/or needed.
     
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
     Experience
    • Minimum of 1 year related construction experience or combination of education and experience, including experience through National Service Programs or majority completion in applicable trade instructions.
    • Knowledge of and/or up to 5 years experience in residential painting and construction.
    • Experience working with volunteers or social services preferred.
    • Previous supervisory experience helpful.
    • Valid driver's license with good driving record.
     Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Independently operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to creatively problem-solve with accuracy and thoroughness, ensuring project quality.
    • Possess technical skills, including project management skills to develop, plan, coordinate, organize, and complete projects on time and within budget.
    • Exhibit excellent customer service and judgment, using initiative to manage difficult or emotional homeowner situations, responding promptly and professionally to customer needs.
    • Good verbal and written communication, clearly expressing directions to individuals and groups.
    • Exhibit teamwork and leadership skills in order to motivate individuals and groups, building morale and group commitments to achieve goals and objectives.
     
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Must be able to apply extensive physical mobility including the ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • Talk and hear to communicate with others.
    • Utilize visual acuity, including adequate color vision.
    • Regularly lift and/or move 50-70 pounds without assistance.
     
    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    Daily exposure to dirt, dust, dampness, construction debris, outdoor responsibilities with varying to extreme temperatures, construction noises, fumes, and odors from construction materials with frequent exposure to high, precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with intermittent loud work site construction noise.
     
    HOURS OF WORK
    Four 10-hour days, generally Tuesday-Friday. Subject to change throughout the season as needed.
     
    Application Deadline: Open until filled.
    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Human Resources via one of the following methods:
    1. Online: www.tchabitat.org/careers
    2. Mail: 1954 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN 55104
    3. Fax: 612-305-7109
     
    AA/EOE
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, disability, age (over 40), or status with regard to public assistance, local human rights commission activity, or other protected status.
     
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