Habitat For Humanity Hawaii Island
    Job Description
    2 positions - 1 in East Hawaii; 1 in West Hawaii 
    Supervisors - Construction Manager and Executive Director

    • Site supervisors organize and manage the full volunteer construction team so that goals are met by the end of the day.
    • Site supervisors list tasks needed to be accomplished that day and match volunteer crew leaders with volunteer crew members to do each task.
    • Site supervisors are responsible for the day’s schedule, job safety and maintaining the quality of workmanship.
    • A site supervisor typically will not be present on site on a day when only subcontractors are working.
    • Coordinate with Volunteer Coordinator and Construction Manager for volunteer needs
    • Site Supervisors may need to perform hands on construction activities alongside partner families and volunteers
    • In accordance with Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Island plans, specifications and quality requirements, supervises overall construction activity and provides leadership to construction activity, including keeping up to date on activities of the subcontractors, as well as volunteers.
    • Under the direction of the Construction Manager, trains house leaders and crew leaders.
    • Tool coordination and transportation
    • Supervise volunteers on site (including crew leader)
    • Layout (prepare for Construction Manager review)
    • Responsible for site safety
    • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to identify crew leaders
    • Responsible for site log
    • Gather volunteers together at the beginning to each day for safety talk and prayer
    • Meet weekly with the Construction Manager to plan, in detail, volunteer scheduling, updates, materials, etc.
    • Works closely with purchasing manager to ensure materials and service needs are provided in a timely manner to the job sites.
    • Treats partner families with respect and dignity.  Strives to make their construction involvement meaningful and reminds house leaders of this ministry requirement.
    • Supervises job site on each designated workday.
    • Understands elements that contribute to successful volunteers and helps ensure that volunteers have a consistently good experience, thus motivating them to return.
    • Anticipates problems and issues typical of the organization and personally act on same, if necessary, to help ensure schedules are met and work plans are enabled.
    • Evaluates and implements good safety practices and constantly stresses same with house leaders and volunteers.
    • Ensures that communications to staff, and volunteers are accurate and timely.
    • Identifies volunteer jobs/needs not currently filled and communicates needs to Construction Manager.
    • Trains all volunteers utilizing others on his/her team.
    • Suggests potential advantageous building practices and material cost saving opportunities to construction chairperson as identified.
    • Supervises all site preparation and layout.
    • Supervises all warranty complaints and repairs.
    • Meets long and short term goals established with the Building Committee and Executive Director.
    • Considerable knowledge and experience in the construction/contracting business.
    • Willingness to teach and develop construction skills of volunteers
    • Construction management experience preferred.
    • Team-building experience a real plus.
    • Planning, organizing, scheduling, and time management skills are a must.  
    • Must be a good listener and be able to engage in well-considered discussions, as well as a good, respectful, and courteous communicator with all types of individuals
    • Must have good anticipatory abilities and personally act on same as needs arise.
    • Must be willing to understand the big picture of the Habitat mission and goals, and know that construction is only a part of the larger goal.
    • Must be self starter who can perform tasks with minimum of supervision at various job sites
    TO APPLY: Email resume to info@habitathawaiiisland.org.
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