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Construction Program Manager - Marquette

Job Title:  Construction Program Manager

Summary: Marquette County Habitat for Humanity is seeking a Construction Program Manager who will oversee all new construction and home repair projects performed by our Habitat affiliate in the delivery of our mission.  The ideal candidate will be able to effectively manage project schedules and budgets and be able to work effectively with a variety of people, ranging from unskilled volunteers, contractors, partner families and staff team members. 

Reports to:  Executive Director

Status:  Full-Time; some seasonal fluctuation; some weekends and evenings; flexibility of schedule determined by efficiencies achieved.   

Specific Duties:

  1. Project Management - including all new construction and home repair projects
  • Work with Executive Director to develop an overall construction plan for each build season
  • Prepare and submit building plans that are in accordance with affiliate standards, current code regulations, and funder requirements
  • Prepare and submit work scopes, budgets, schedules, and material estimates for home repair projects
  • Organize and schedule construction activities for all phases of construction
  • Coordinate and complete construction projects in accordance with the project budget, construction schedule, volunteer schedule, technical plans, and building code requirements
  • Maintain quality control of projects at all times
  • Coordinate and schedule necessary inspections and subcontractors as needed
  • Estimate tool and material quantities.  Order and receive deliveries in manner that promotes good site management and safety practices
  • Ensure that subcontractor documents and requirements are documented and meet standards (ex. Insurance requirements)
  • Work in collaboration with partner families to select eligible home finishes
  • Ensure that warranty work is completed in a satisfactory and timely manner

2.    Construction Team Management

  • Work closely with Construction Supervisor, Affiliate Support Manager and Partner Families to ensure smooth building schedule
  • Provide input on staff performance evaluations annually and coaching as needed
  • Prepare and maintain an annual build schedule and program budget
  • Work with Affiliate Support Manager and ED to determine and schedule volunteer opportunities
  • Ensure activities are conducted safely and in a professional manner

3.     Material acquisition

  • Review costs with Executive Director
  • Maintain supervision and security of materials, including protection from theft, vandalism, and weather
  • Code vendor invoices/receipts/packing slips for bookkeeper
  • Coordinate and maintain Gift-in-Kind inventory and program
  • Ensure availability of proper tools, equipment, and materials at the job site


  • Licensed Builder
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty, and dependability
  • Knowledge of all facets of construction
  • Skilled in use of computer programs related to general office operations and construction business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A belief in the principals of Habitat for Humanity
  • Commitment to workplace safety
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including prioritizing, analyzing, multi-tasking, problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent relationship building skills with an ability to negotiate and to relate to people with different backgrounds
  • Effective teaching, coaching and mentoring skills (especially for volunteers, partner families, staff)

Habitat for Humanity mission:  Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.  Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical Christian ministry partnering with volunteers and donors to eliminate substandard housing.

To apply:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]