Construction Staff- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga

Job Title: Construction Staff

Job Description:


· The Construction Staff reports directly to the Sr. VP of Construction and Programs.

· The position is full-time, eight working hours per day, Tuesdays – Saturdays, and is hourly with benefits.

Areas Responsibilities: The Construction Staff’s primary duty is to work with the Site Supervisors to meet construction deadlines. They are to help oversee and develop skilled and unskilled volunteers (including Crew Leaders) by positive direction and training. They will have direct contact with homeowners, other members on staff as well as Members of the Construction Committee and Board of Directors of HFHGC. Specific areas of responsibility include (but are not limited to):

People: Help oversee the set Build Schedule for each new construction house and home repair project by scheduling and monitoring the time and work of Superintendents time, subcontractors and volunteers.

Office: Prepare and turn in all construction documentation including Weekly Reports for each house, packing lists, and receipts.

Warehouse: Help keep inventories of materials and supplies, order proper materials for just-in-time use according to the construction schedule. Help manage and maintain tools and equipment including vehicles and trailers. All equipment and tools, including the warehouse space, should be kept organized, clean, in safe, working condition. This includes using and training others to operate tools and equipment in a manner that extends the life/use of it.

Job Sites: The Construction Staff also has the responsibility of helping oversee the safety and well being of all job-sites by establishing safe work practices and standards, insuring the quality of our houses by adhering to local codes and standards and to assure that new construction houses are built to Energy Star Standard. Job-sites should reflect our commitment to good stewardship by keeping sites clean and materials and tools cared for.

Overview: As Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga is a Christian faith based, non-profit ministry, this position requires special skills and attitudes. An understanding and agreement with the mission of Habitat is extremely important. Unsatisfactory work performance may damage relationships with donors which can result in loss of funds raised as well as create a negative experience for our Covenant Partners, volunteers, homeowners, donors and the general public. Your interactions not only accomplish a particular construction task, but also have wide reaching consequences.

A commitment to developing and fostering a strong team, making Safety a priority while having the ability to adapt to changing priorities is a must. Good organizational skills, knowledge of building materials, subcontract work, construction management skills is necessary. In addition, excellent verbal and written communication skills with individuals and groups combined with a love of working outside with a diverse range of people are critical to accomplishing these tasks successfully. All staff agrees to adhere to set policies, procedures, schedules and guidelines as directed by management.

Resumes’ accepted through September 27, 2019, via email to

This position is located in Chattanooga, TN

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity