Construction Manager



Summary:  Responsible for planning and coordinating all construction projects. This includes new construction, rehabs, and home repair projects.

 Policy and Planning

  • Oversee the construction process on all LGHFH projects – new builds and home repairs.
  • Create schedules and budgets for the entire scope of projects.
  • Work with site selection committee to identify suitable building lots.
  • Work with municipalities for application and approval of permits, inspections and specifications.
  • Lead developing project plans and specifications.
  • Prepare materials list from plans and organize timely ordering and delivery of materials.
  • Procure construction materials through a competitive bid process and assist in the development of donations of professional labor and in-kind materials.
  • Seek out and implement gift-in-kind (GIK) partners in the construction process while coordinating with development director.
  • Properly code and approve invoices and sales slips for purchased materials and all other construction-related expenses.
  • Implement a regular process for bidding subcontractors and vendors.
  • Ensure W-9, contractor’s license, certificate of insurance for general liability, and workers compensation are on file prior to subcontractor starting project.
  • Ensure that project meets all standards related to affiliate green building and energy efficiency practices and other building programs in which the affiliate may be involved.
  • Provide staffing, volunteer leadership, and adequate materials and tools to create excellent volunteer experiences on construction sites.
  • Monitor site recycling, material reuse, and material storage activities.
  • Maintain tools and equipment inventory. Coordinate tools and equipment.
  • Oversee completion of “punch-list” items.
  • Conduct walk-through inspection with family upon completion of the home. Work with family services coordinator in providing necessary warranty cards and manuals for the homeowner manual.
  • Work with partner families with callbacks, warranty issues, or maintenance advice.
  • Coordinate with staff for optimal and efficient volunteer coverage.
  • Ensure proper training and instructions on Habitat’s construction practices and safety procedures are given to all volunteers.
  • Enforce safety policy and OSHA safety standards on site.


Job Requirements

  • Dedication to and ability to articulate the mission and core values of Habitat for Humanity
  • 5+ years demonstrated construction management and leadership
  • Detailed knowledge of techniques and principles of residential construction.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local and state building codes.
  • Skill in using machines, equipment, and specialized tools used while performing work.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate, and manage multiple work activities.
  • Demonstrated administrative, communication, financial, and leadership skills.
  • Technical understanding of land and infrastructure design and ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications.
  • Strong organizational and team management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing well with a variety of people, personalities, and backgrounds.Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected clas

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