Director of Construction
Exempt / Salary
$48,000 – $55,000/year
Work schedule varies depending on volunteer event activities. Early mornings and Saturdays are required.
Varies based on Construction Activities
Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Simple IRA Savings Plan
Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas helps families build better lives through affordable housing. Our vision is to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live, which is the essence of the American dream. We do this through homeownership, by building single-family homes throughout Clark County for hard working families earning less than 80% of Area Median Income. Together we build homes, settle families and grow a community of neighbors.
The Construction Site Supervisor collaborates directly with volunteers and subcontractors in the on-time completion of new construction single-family homes and home repair projects per the construction schedule and in support of HFHLV’s mission. The Construction Site Supervisor must have a passion for advocacy on behalf of Habitat for Humanity with the philosophy of creating places where people have a decent place to live. This person serves as a front-line employee who regularly interacts with donors and volunteers and represents Habitat for Humanity of Las Vegas in the community and works to ensure they receive a safe and rewarding experience. Schedule: Work schedule varies depending on volunteer event activities. Early mornings and Saturdays are required.
- Completes construction tasks on time per the construction schedule.
- Ensures subcontractor and volunteer work is done per plan and in a safe, efficient manner.
- Arrives on time with ice, tools and materials needed for the day.
- Anticipates needs and schedules delivery of materials and supplies.
- Responds to email, texts, and phone calls.
- Stays focused, motivated and on task.
- Organizes tools, materials, and supplies.
- Reports daily progress to the Director of Construction.
- Oversees the completion of warranty work and repairs.
- Ensure homes are ready for inspection.
- Maintains job site per the dust control permit and ensures compliance with construction site requirements.
- Supervises, teaches, and engages team leaders and volunteers in completing each day’s construction tasks so they have a positive experience.
- Provides P.P.E. along with safety awareness and instruction to all volunteers and staff.
- Creates task lists to maximize the productivity of team leaders and volunteers.
- Recruits committed volunteers to become Team Leaders.
- Supplies plenty of cold drinking water for all volunteers and staff.
- Strictly enforces HFHLV Injury and Illness Prevention Program for OSHA compliance.
- Immediately corrects all unsafe working conditions or practices.
- Maintains dust control and SWPPP requirements.
- Properly stores and cares for all HFHLV tools and possessions.
- Conducts daily inventory of tools and equipment.
- Submits reports, forms and receipts in a timely manner.
- High School Degree required, Associate Degree preferred.
- Minimum (4) years of experience in residential construction, read/interpret building plans and specifications.
- Knowledge of IRC, IBC, IECC and jurisdictional building codes.
- Must have the ability to obtain an OSHA 30 card.
- Must have the ability to obtain a Department of Air Quality dust card.
- Must have the ability to meet the HFHI Competent Person Training requirements.
- Must be dependable, reliable, and responsible.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Excellent time management and organization skills.
- Experience in the non-profit sector or volunteerism is highly desirable.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft office application (Word & Excel).
- Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Assesses the urgency and importance of situations and takes proper action.
- Takes initiative and works well under pressure as priorities can change quickly.
- Discreetly manage confidential matters and keep an elevated level of professionalism.
- Possess diplomacy, flexibility and can work in a team environment.
- Ability to understand and follow instructions and perform tasks.
- Must have a philosophy of support in line with the values and mission of Habitat for Humanity.
- Must pass a criminal background check and drug screening.
- Must be a minimum of 25 years of age.
- Possess a valid Nevada driver license, clean DMV record, reliable personal vehicle and liability insurance.
- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
- This position is physically demanding, requiring good physical condition, ability to stand for extended periods of time, and ability to lift heavy objects of varying shapes, sizes, and weights repeatedly over prolonged periods of time.
- Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull a minimum of 50 pounds continuously (34-66% of the workday).
- Continuously (67-100% of the workday) and repeatedly required to climb, crawl, crouch, stoop, kneel, balance, bend, feel, fingering/fine dexterity, flex wrist, grasp/squeeze, handling/gross dexterity, reach above shoulder, reach at shoulder or below, hear, talk, turn body, twist body, walk, stand, use eye-hand coordination and foot-hand-eye coordination.
- Occasionally (1-33% of the workday) needed to sit or smell.
- Near vision, midrange vision, far vision, depth perception, color vision, field of peripheral vision is often (67-100% of the workday) required.
- Continuously (67-100% of the workday) required environmental conditions: outdoors, dust, exposure to weather, extreme cold, extreme heat, loud noises, mist, moving mechanical parts, toxic/caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, vibration, and wet/humidity/rain.
- Must be able to travel 20% of the time.
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.