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Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity is looking
for qualified individuals to join our team.

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Construction Manager

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) is seeking a licensed construction manager to lead our construction program. At least five years experience in residential construction and rehab as a builder or project manager is necessary. The position requires the ability to train, educate, and lead both skilled and unskilled volunteers. The candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills and a proven track record of completing projects on time and within budget. Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to Aimee Giroux via email at

Please, no phone calls.

Reports to: Executive Director

Summary: The Construction Manager is responsible for the overall management of all GSHFH’s building projects (new construction, rehabilitation projects, and repair projects) ensuring that all projects are completed in a timely manner and within budget. Responsibilities include project planning, leading and teaching volunteer construction crews, recruiting and training site supervisors, hiring subcontractors, coordinating building materials and supplies, obtaining occupancy certification, and final walk-through/inspections with partner families.

Key Responsibilities:

Construction Management:

  • Serves as the General Contractor for all housing solutions conducted by the affiliate (new construction, rehabilitation projects, curb-appeal, and repair projects).

  • Oversee the development of house plans with architect and/or draftsman.

  • Oversee appropriate actions to determine suitability for building (environmental tests if necessary, surveys, plot plans, etc …)

  • Obtain appropriate permits for all projects.

  • Procure competitive bids from area sub-contractors and suppliers – a min. of two bids.

  • Solicit and document in-kind donations of materials, tools, and services.

  • Coordinates material takeoffs from plans.

  • Organizes timely ordering and delivery of materials and supplies.

  • Schedule and monitor subcontractors to ensure timely and accurate project completion.

  • Oversee all areas of construction to make certain that all homes are built to code.

  • Secure Certificate of Occupancy and provide thorough walk-through with homeowner before closing.

  • Provide a simple, decent, affordable home built on time and in budget.

  • Create a volunteer build schedule and coordinate volunteer needs with Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Lead volunteer construction crews in all aspects of construction.

  • Identify, recruit, and train paid and volunteer site supervisors.

Direct Management site supervisors (paid and unpaid):

  • Assign supervisors to jobs and determine when additional supervisors are needed.

  • Assist Site Supervisor with house plans and work scope for volunteer crews to complete.

  • Provide training and construction development opportunities for supervisors and consistent volunteers.

  • Confirm that site supervisors are providing proper materials and tools on-site.

  • Review the Affiliate Safety plan regularly with staff and ensure that all policies and procedures are implemented to maintain a safe volunteer environment.

Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Provide construction reports on a monthly basis to Executive Director.

  • Attend all ceremonies for construction projects including ground breakings, wall-raisings, and dedications.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have Management experience overseeing a variety of residential construction projects.

  • Currently hold or willing to complete HFHI Construction Management Training.

  • Currently hold or capable of acquiring a CSL upon hiring.

  • Ability to apply construction knowledge to scheduling, coordinating, and participating in general construction activities.

  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate, and manage multiple work activities.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to lead and motivate volunteers.

  • Basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc …

  • Ability to use technology to support construction work, MS Office Suite – Word/Excel/Outlook, Internet, etc …

  • Capacity to lift 50lbs or more.

  • Understanding and passion for the mission and vision of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity.

  • Understanding and respectful of the affiliates faith-based roots.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to Aimee Giroux via email at

Please, no phone calls.

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