Construction Manager Job Description
Rebuilding Together Richmond (RTR) is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving affordable homeownership through home rehabilitation services. We bring volunteers and skilled contractors together to repair the homes of low-income families across the Greater Richmond region at no cost to the homeowner. We have improved nearly 1,400 homes during our 27 years of service.
Summary: The Construction Manager will be responsible for the technical oversight of our home repair and renovation projects in Chesterfield, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Richmond. He/she will also support Rebuilding Together Richmond’s volunteer leaders in the coordination and execution of build projects and other community engagement projects. This person will primarily take direction from the Program Manager. The target population for all projects is low-income homeowners.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conduct initial home assessments,
- develop scopes of work and budgets for projects,
- coordinate bid solicitation for contract work,
- communicate with contractors, homeowners, and volunteer leaders to ensure: (1) projects are on track; (2) the necessary paperwork is completed for contract reporting; (3) ensure project completion and quality,
- ensure documentation is complete and track files in the internal database for reporting purposes,
- assist in identifying volunteers and vendors to specific projects,
- occasionally perform as project lead for special projects,
- coordinate building and other permit processes needed to complete repairs,
- communicate with inspectors at the completion of projects, and
- ensure compliance with the EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Executive Director. This position offers health, paid time off, 403B plan with employer match and schedule flexibility.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
- Construction experience, skills and knowledge is required.
- Experience working on federally funded grant projects preferred but not required.
- Ability to work with older adults, volunteers, community groups and sponsors.
- Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
- Must possess excellent written/communication skills as well as organizational, planning and outreach skills.
- Ability to use Gmail, Google Calendar, MS Word, Excel with access to the Internet.
- Salesforce or database management experience is a plus.
- Ability to assess and describe home repair needs.
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment.
- Must be willing to work occasional weekends throughout the year. We offer flexibility to accommodate these obligations.
- Valid VA driver’s license.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@RebuildingTogetherRichmond.org by Friday, April 5th.