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Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, Inc. (HabiJax) is currently seeking an experienced Construction Superintendent who has a heart for helping families and individuals in need of a hand up to build or improve a place they can call home. HabiJax is the local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global nonprofit housing organization seeking to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Job Summary:

The Construction Superintendent works with the Construction Director to provide leadership for the affiliate’s new construction and rehabilitation build projects. The Construction Superintendent must be highly organized, motivated, and productive in completing home build projects in a quality, timely, and safe manner while staying within budget. This position is responsible for communicating and modeling the mission, vision, and values of Habitat for Humanity, and directly supervising all aspects of a build site to accomplish established goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and execute the building of quality homes from development through final construction in a timely, safe, and economical manner. Anticipate and identify project issues and risks.
  • Monitor the activities of all construction workers on the construction site. Ensure job sites are kept clean and free of unnecessary hazards.
  • Train, direct, and supervise Construction team members, volunteers, homebuyers, and subcontractors to successfully complete each build within a defined schedule and budget.
  • Oversee the scheduling, delivery and use of materials, the quality of construction, worker productivity and compliance with building/safety codes.
  • Track and control construction costs against the budget in order to avoid cost overruns. Take proactive measures to ensure project budget constraints are met. Review and update the project financial budget with the Construction Director.
  • Schedule and manage subcontractors and suppliers in order to build homes on schedule and on time. Manage and inspect the quality of work that is performed by subcontractors.
  • Coordinate with Director of Community Engagement, Construction Team Members, and Crew Leaders for adequate organization and supervision of volunteers.
  • Conduct safety briefing and task instruction for volunteers prior to beginning construction on work site.
  • Review contract requirements, general conditions, schedules, budgets, subcontracts and purchase order agreements. Ensure work performed by crews and subcontractors adhere to contract documents.
  • ​Create punch lists to ensure prompt completion of projects. Ensure all construction related closing requirements are met. Implement and ensure compliance with project quality control processes.​
  • Manage compliance of construction activities with OSHA, EPA, Florida and Duval County building codes, ordinances, and regulatory statutes.
  • Ensure compliance with all grants received by the organization with respect to construction requirements
  • Maintain positive relationships with HabiJax team members, homebuyers, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors and inspectors.
  • Prepare daily, monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports as required.
  • Be aware of and advocate for the mission, vision, and values of HabiJax and Habitat for Humanity.

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

Education, Experience, and Job Requirements:

  • 2 year degree or equivalent experience in a directly related field
  • 4 years residential home construction worksite management and scheduling experience
  • Multi-family construction experience
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise effectively at all levels and with a variety of personalities
  • Manage time effectively, multi-task and prioritize in order to meet established goals and deadlines
  • Computer proficiency to include the use of Microsoft Office software applications
  • Decisive, flexible and work well under pressure when faced with unexpected situations or delays
  • Can analyze and resolve problems. Excellent organizational, leadership and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and persistence in follow up; Strong sense of urgency
  • Knowledge of construction practices and terminology. Ability to read and understand blueprints and construction documents
  • Understand contracts, plans, construction methods and regulations
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License insurable by HabiJax’s insurance carrier
  • Able to successfully pass a background and drug screening

Benefits Offered:

  • Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with 50% match up to 6%
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick, and Holidays
  • MarketPlace Discount Perks

HabiJax recognizes its duty to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons and reaffirms its commitment that there will be no discrimination against applicants or employees because of race, religion, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or status as a veteran, the presence of a disability, or any other legally protected status.

  Job Location City Jacksonville
  Job Location State Florida
  Job Location Zip 32206
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Construction
  Prefered Experience 4 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Jun. 13, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville, Inc. (HabiJax)
  Organizational Focus Affordable Housing
  Contact Person Jon Galbraith
  Contact Phone (904) 208-6655
  Contact Fax (904) 208-6655
  Contact Email
  Web Address http://2404 Hubbard Street

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