Job Opening – published 4/15/2022
Self Help Building Program Construction Supervisor
Position Summary: The Construction Supervisor is responsible for all phases of construction under the Self Help Building Program (Mutual or Acquisition-Rehab). The position is responsible for home inspections, cost estimates, construction schedules, supervision of subcontractors, and supervision and guidance of Self Help participant families.
Office Location: St. Helens, Oregon
Work Locations: Clatsop, Tillamook and Columbia Counties, Oregon
Position Classification: Program Coordinator – Non-Exempt
Position Supervises: None
Position Reports to: CAT Executive Director
Position Coordinates effectively with: CAT Executive Director, Fiscal Director and Department Staff, Community Investment Program Managers, staff of the Community and Human Investment areas, our internal and external partner/funding agencies, and others as developed.
Salary: Program Coordinator ($21.26-$36.36/hour)
Hours Worked: 1 FTE position with the majority of work done between 8:30-5:00. There may be occasional evening and weekend requirements for emergencies or service delivery.
Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and a resume indicating your preparation for and interest in the position to: Darlene Smith, Administrative Assistant, 125 N 17th St. St Helens, OR 97051 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work within Self-Help Housing Guidelines.
- Instruct and monitor construction and rehabilitation activities according to local, state and federal building codes.
- Complete home inspections for the Self Help Acquisition Rehabilitation Program.
- Preparation of materials take-offs for new constructions, scopes of work for rehabilitation and cost estimates for all project types.
- Review of bids and contracting for subcontracted services; ordering of building materials and associated record keeping.
- Supervise housing new construction and rehabilitation projects.
- Ensure project readiness for subcontractors; supervise job site work of subcontractors.
- Implement and maintain up to date construction and rehabilitation schedules and budgets.
- Conduct pre-construction meetings (group or individual).
- Determine tasks to be assigned to family participants for Self Help Program. Inspect work and recommend corrections. Ensure that work passes all required inspections.
- Assist family participants in the Self-Help Acquisition Rehabilitation Program with performance of assigned tasks as necessary to accommodate the efficient and accurate completion of the tasks including:
- Demolition, Carpentry, Painting, Installation of Floor Coverings and other building components.
- Preparatory work for licensed contractors including residential general and specialty contractors.
- Interpret and enforce general safety standards on the job site.
- Resolve conflicts throughout construction or rehabilitation processes.
- Maintain all records as required by programs for reporting requirements.
Additional Responsibilities with the Department:
- Work within applicable program guidelines and CAT policies.
- Provide support to CAT Property Maintenance for CAT owned and CAT affiliated properties, perform specific construction, maintenance, and repair tasks on an as-needed basis.
- Provide support to CAT on CAT as General Contractor projects, perform specific construction and repair tasks on an as-needed basis.
- On an as-needed basis perform minor repairs, including minor emergency repairs for the CAT weatherization program. Work performed may include carpentry and preparatory work for sub-contractors.
- Become an expert in assigned program areas and remain current and informed about various program policies and procedures, and program regulations.
- Attend Staff Meetings.
- Access to reliable transportation
- Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications (existing or to be acquired):
- High school diploma; college-level courses in construction field preferred
- 10 years of residential construction experience
- Experience cost estimating, managing bid processes, and oversight of contractors/subcontractors
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- Experience training others in building techniques (from curriculum development to hands-on instruction)
- Excellent time management skills; proven experience managing other peoples’ time and meeting deadlines
- Basic computer skills and experience with various Microsoft Office applications
- Strong and supportive people skills; demonstrated ability to work well with people from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds
- Ability to lift and move materials as required by the position.
- Valid State of Oregon Driver’s license
- Lead Renovator Certification
NOTE: CAT has adopted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Please keep this in mind as you consider this position.
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To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and a resume indicating your preparation for and interest in the position to: Darlene Smith, Administrative Assistant, 125 N 17th St. St Helens, OR 97051 or email to email@example.com .
CAT is an Equal Opportunity Employer