JOB DESCRIPTION: Site Superintendent




Primary Role: The Site Superintendent coordinates the construction of safe, decent, affordable housing by:

·         Supervising and leading on-site construction, including the construction site supervisors and crew leaders, as well as construction volunteers.

·         Creating a positive and encouraging work atmosphere.

·         Ensuring that safety guidelines are followed on-site and that adequate training is provided to construction team and daily volunteers.

·         Being responsible for seeing that homes are built in accordance with applicable building codes.

·         Being skilled in detailed techniques and principles of construction, construction scheduling, procurement, budgeting, warranty program and continuous improvement.





Construction Activities:

·          Assist in developing plans and specifications.

·          Develop good working relationships with subcontractors.

·          Work with various county and municipal staff on inspections and specifications as required.

·          Maintain and ensure on time and on-budget completion of homes.

·          Ensure that team is meeting all standards related to affiliate green building and energy efficiency practices and other building programs in which the affiliate may be involved.

·          Responsibility to 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 among construction sites.

·          Oversee completion of “punch-list” items.

·          Conduct walk-through inspection with family upon completion of the home. Work with Assistant Executive Director in providing necessary warranty cards and manuals for the homeowner.

·          Work with partner families with call backs, warranty issues, or maintenance advice.


Supervisory Role:

·         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.

·         Recruit, train, and oversee a team of site supervisors and crew leaders to support the building efforts of the affiliate.

·         Ability to supervise volunteers with a variety of skill levels and patience to explain and teach various skills.




·         Work closely with the Assistant Executive Director, coordinate weekly and monthly schedules as well as long-term planning for volunteer needs.

·         Attend All Staff Meetings.

·         Turn in paperwork and timesheets in a timely manner.




Administrative Responsibilities

·         Properly code and approve invoices and sales slips for purchased materials and all other construction-related expenses.

·         Document in-kind donations and communicate these with the accountants







Skills and Personal Characteristics:

·         Dedication to and ability to articulate the mission of Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity

·         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.

·         Attention to detail and overall quality control.

·         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.

·         Excellent communication and public relations skills.


Education, Experience:

·         Experience in the residential construction industry.

·         Experience managing volunteer construction programs.

·         Experience managing teams of skilled professionals.

·         Basic mathematical aptitude to calculate building measurements, quantities, etc.

·         Safety and first-aid training for emergencies on-site.

·         Basic computer skills.

·         Background check required.



Physical Requirements Necessary to Perform This Job:

Ability to perform in a construction setting – lifting, climbing, working at heights, etc.



Reports to: Construction Manager

Employment Status: Full Time Equivalent

Salary: Competitive pay and benefits package. Compensation is dependent on experience.


Send Resume to George Johnston, Construction Manager, at

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