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Habitat for Humanity Hiawathaland Construction Site Supervisor/Project Manager in Manistique, Michigan

DescriptionThe Construction Site Supervisor oversees the construction activities that take place on the worksite on any givenwork day and is involved in the supervision of volunteers and family partners. The Construction Site Supervisor is incharge on the worksite and responsible for creating a team atmosphere. All work crews and individuals on site taketheir direction from the site supervisor, who is responsible for knowing what work must be done and applyingvolunteer resources to accomplish that work.Expected Time Commitment1. Full-time, seasonal position, approximately 40 hours per week (5 workdays per week)2. Approximately 6-8 weeks per summer (mid-May to mid-September)3. Evaluation after 3-month period4. Attend meetings as needed and/or appropriate5. Weekly staff meetings may be requestedGeneral RequirementsA site supervisor should be able to meet the following requirements:1. Understand Habitat for Humanity: Site Supervisors are one of the most visible ambassadors for HFH, and as aresult, they will be asked Habitat-related questions from volunteers, public officials, and even the news media.2. Strong People Skills: A Site Supervisor must be patient, should maintain an air of confident enthusiasm about thework being done, and should strive to make the work experience enjoyable and rewarding for each and everyvolunteer. Site Supervisors shall not become angry or upset on site, shall not get into arguments, and shallnever use profanity on site. Site Supervisors shall not berate or belittle any volunteer or the efforts of anyvolunteer.3. Strong Supervisory Skills: The role of the Site Supervisor is to supervise the work at hand, and not necessarily todo the work. If a small number of volunteers are present at the work site, the Site Supervisor may be able toparticipate in the actual work the entire day. As the number of volunteers on site increases, it becomesincreasingly important for the Site Supervisor to back away from the actual work and focus on the supervisoryrole.4. Construction Experience: A Site Supervisor should have a working knowledge of residential construction, andhave the confidence in that knowledge to effectively lead construction activities on the worksite. The SiteSupervisor should also have experience doing major critical home repairs. ResponsibilitiesA. Construction Project Manager1. Work with volunteer coordinator and Executive Director to create construction schedule and identify number ofvolunteers needed for each workday so they can be recruited in advance2. Ensure that projects are completed on schedule, according to contractual conditions, within budget, and withadherence to high standards of quality construction.3. Work with the Construction Team on house plans, as needed.4. Coordinate all sub-contractors, inspections, etc.5. Ensure that materials and tools are available for each workday.B. Construction Site Supervision1. Responsible for completion of assigned tasks.2. Teach and demonstrate the techniques of house construction or repairs as assigned.3. Responsible to organize work crews for maximum efficiency of workers and material.4. Ensure Affiliate Safety Program is being adhered to at all times. Teach tool use and safety. Maintain safe workingconditions.5. Responsible for tools assigned on a daily basis.6. Maintain good group relations during construction.7. Engage in production work on the houses when it does not interfere with instruction or supervisorial duties.8. Performs other duties as required.g

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