Construction Project Manager

Website Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville

Job Title: Construction Project Manager

Date: October 2020

Reports to: Director of Construction

Department: Construction

Work schedule: Tuesday – Saturday 7:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.


Involved in the project management of Habitat’s construction program in a way that utilizes volunteer labor, provides maximum community participation, and produces quality homes for low income families in a safe and affordable manner while providing a positive work experience for everyone in the Habitat community.

Essential Functions

Project Management

  • Works with Director of Construction to develop and manage project plans for timely completion.
  • Monitors the construction / renovation of houses by directing supervisory personnel, volunteers and subcontractors.
  • Works with Director of Construction to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods
  • Visits sties on an ongoing basis to ensure timely completion of work and adherence to construction policies.
  • Follows up to ensure all aspects of homes that are under their management are satisfactorily completed in a timely manner.
  • Works with the Logistics Manager to order materials and to schedule subcontractors to stay within budgetary guidelines and schedules.
  • Meets weekly with the Logistics Manager to coordinate the next week’s schedule and go over deliveries.
  • Meets weekly with the Volunteer Manager to coordinate the next week’s volunteer needs.

People Management

  • Supervises the activities of volunteers on the job site as well as through delegation and follow up.
  • Empower staff and volunteers; follows up with encouragement and guidance.
  • Provides feedback for growth and development of staff and volunteers
  • Fosters an atmosphere of teamwork with HFH
  • Develops the skills of volunteers; seeks out individuals with the desire of leadership responsibilities.


  • Clearly communicates goals and expectations with other staff members and volunteers.
  • Responds to questions and concerns in a positive manner.
  • Communicates changes / progress in a timely manner.
  • Uses the computer and other tools to effectively communicate with others.
  • Participates on assigned committees and in meetings as directed.


  • Conducts construction activities within federal, state and city guidelines
  • Endures the volunteers comply with Habitat policies and procedures and government regulations, including safety.
  • Has the necessary certifications needed to manage construction projects.

Knowledge, skills and abilities


  • Construction experience and working knowledge of “building science” and current construction techniques.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience in managing teams and direct reports through coaching and conflict management.

Knowledge and skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to read and interpret project plans and architectural drawings
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports, legal documents.
  • Ability to understand mathematical concepts.

Other requirements

  • Driver’s license, contractors education certificates, CPR, First Aid
  • MSD site disturbance and fork lift operator certificates helpful.

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