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Director of Construction

Company: Habitat For Humanity International
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

To manage all aspects of Habitat's construction program in a way that utilizes staff, volunteer labor and materials to produce quality homes for low-income families in a safe and affordable manner. To honor and implement the mission of Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County.

Construction Staff Management:
* Manage the Construction Site Supervisor staff.
* Maintain job descriptions for the staff positions within the construction division that are consistent with the affiliate wide goals and objectives.
* Appraise the job performance of all direct reports in the construction division.
* Communicate labor needs to the Volunteer Services Coordinator and facilitate the matching of tasks to volunteers.
* Coordinate the Affiliate Safety Policy and ensure each Site Supervisor is aware of, understands and follows the established Affiliate Safety Policy and Procedures
* Maintain HFHI Competent Person training and ensure all construction site supervisors remain current with HFHI Competent Person training.
* Prepare RFP's for subcontracted work. Negotiate final contracts with subcontractors and ensure timely and accurate completion of work.
* Ensure all Site Supervisors are trained in HFH CFC policies and procedures and ensure the quality of their work and interactions with volunteers.

Material Procurement:
* Procure materials and tools in a timely and accurate fashion and coordinate building material deliveries to jobsites with the Site Supervisors as necessary.
* Seek in-kind goods and services for construction division. Ensure that in-kind donations are reported to the development and accounting divisions.
* Manage organization of construction warehouse and maintain proper inventory levels.

* Complete all relevant building permitting requirements with Town &/or City building departments.
* Schedule and ensure execution of all necessary inspections; both municipal and Energy Star related.
* Ensure all Habitat CFC homes are constructed per Energy Star requirements.

Planning/Construction Finance:
* In consultation with the to the COO and Director of Finance establish a yearly build schedule.
* Monitor construction schedules and direct Site Supervisors to ensure construction deadlines are met.
* Update the construction columns on the Habitat CFC Monthly Status report and monthly Operational Dashboard.
* Establish annual construction budget and monitor actual expenses against the budget monthly.
* Review all construction invoices for accuracy and code them to projects/cost codes before authorizing payment.
* Assist with grantmaking by providing construction information as needed.
* Actively participate in dialogues and ongoing planning with the COO, Director of Family Services, and other relevant senior management.
* Work as part of the senior management team to provide support to the CEO as needed to ensure accomplishing the mission of HFH CFC.

Home Sales/Warranties:
* Provide timely dates for Dedication and move-in to Director of Family Services.
* Manage final inspection and Certificate of Occupancy process with municipalities.
* Conduct final walk-through with homebuyer and Family Services team.
* Coordinate completion of warranty items with Family Services team in a timely manner.

* Sufficient knowledge of residential construction.
* Proven experience in the processes and flow of construction tasks and management.
* Proven proficiency in operations management, e.g., procurement, scheduling, costing, decision analysis, interdisciplinary coordination, etc.
* Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel.
* Ability to lead, manage, supervise and motivate individuals from diverse backgrounds and different levels of construction experience.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Good interpersonal skills. Must be able to build relationships both internally and externally.
* Flexibility regarding work assignments and work hours.
* Demonstrated desire to support the mission of Habitat.

Interested candidates please send resume and cover letter to No Phone Calls Please:

Kevin Moore, Chief Operating Officer
Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County

#LI-DNP Location: State/Region: Connecticut Job Type: Employment Type: Affiliate Job Function: US Affiliate Travel: About Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity , founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitatseeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.Habitat for Humanity International 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.

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