Thursday, May 30, 2019

This position is currently closed. 


As the demand for affordable housing and critical repairs increasing in our community so does our need for Construction Site Leaders. We are looking for an individual with a passion for helping others with 5 years of construction experience. Interested and qualified candiates should visit our job posting through Indeed and follow the instructions to apply. 


Read below for position details, more information is inlcuded on our Indeed profile. 


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton provides equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other categories protected by law.


Position Title             Construction Site Leader

Salary Range             Competitive Pay based on experience         

FLSA Status               Non-Exempt

Reports to the Director of Construction and in accordance with the policies and procedures established by this affiliate, is responsible for site supervision of assigned affiliate building projects.  Responsible for day-to-day on-site construction activities to achieve the affiliate’s annual construction goals per the HFHGD Strategic Plan.  Supervises daily volunteers and subcontractors.

Position Duties  Includes the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists the Director of Construction in evaluating proposed build sites using the Site Evaluation Checklist in accordance with affiliate procedures.
  • Coordinates and oversees site marking (footprint) and excavation, footer preparation in accordance to approved plans, footer inspection and pour.
  • Ensures construction sites are properly prepared for construction to include operating temporary power pole prior to deck work,  port-a-let, tool storage pod and dumpster (as required).
  • Ensures foundation is properly waterproofed, backfilled and rough grade accomplished prior to major framing activity.
  • Site Selection and Preparation


  • Construction
    • Oversees on-site construction activity to ensure compliance with all applicable building codes and regulations as well as approved plans and construction procedures in accordance with affiliate construction policies.
    • Develops written weekly work plans for construction assistants and house leaders.
    • Oversees the day-to-day construction activity to adhere to developed construction schedules and budgets.
    • Ensures on-site verification of all material deliveries to ensure proper sizing and quantity of all ordered material.
      • Ensures that material on site is stored neatly and protected from the weather.
    • Ensures scheduling and coordination with approved subcontractors and vendors and approves such work to the Director of Construction prior to vendor payment.
    • Review and approve critical tasks during construction and before concealment.
    • Ensures necessary inspections are scheduled and monitored for compliance.  Assures site access for inspectors.  Any inspection denial will be reported to the Director of Construction.
    • Conducts final walk through with partner family to document any uncompleted punch list items prior to closing.  Tracks completion of remaining items to ensure all open punch list items are accomplished within 45 days of closing.
  • Tool Management
    • Conducts and documents daily safety meetings and ensures compliance.
    • Ensures necessary tools are inventoried and positioned on site in time for each construction phase.
    • Monitors tool inventory procedures to ensure proper accounting and tracking of all power tools.
    • Recommends to the Director of Construction the acquisition and replacement of new tools and equipment.
    • Responsible for the repair of construction-related tools and equipment.
    • Responsible for proper safeguarding and security of construction vehicles such as bobcat and trailer, dump truck, and HFHGD-owned construction vehicles (vans and trucks).
  • Safety/Security
    • Ensures job sites are operated and maintained with appropriate safety procedures to include a first-aid kit on site at all times.
    • Ensures construction assistants, house leaders, and team leaders conduct a review of safety procedures appropriate to the construction activity to be accomplished.
    • Ensures any injuries are appropriately reported to the Director of Construction and properly documented in a HFHGD Incident Report.
    • Ensures sites are properly secured at the end of each day’s construction activity.
  • Training
    • Assists the Director of Construction to recruit, train and employ house leaders, team leaders and other volunteers.
    • Provides on-site training of volunteers as needed.
  • Leadership
    • Attends Committee meetings as requested.
    • Participates in staff-board retreats and assists the Director of Construction in construction planning and scheduling.
    • Presents at all times a positive, unified image of HFHGD to volunteers and general public.
    • Evaluates current construction procedures and recommends improvements to the Director of Construction.
    • Conducts annual evaluations of construction assistants.

Hours of Duty 

Tuesday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Other times as directed by the Executive Director or Director of Construction.

General Qualifications

  • Good management skills and the ability to work with and supervise a variety of people (including volunteers) with differing levels of motivation and experience.
  • 5 years experience in construction, renovation and repairs. 
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and prints.
  • Ability to operate mechanical equipment (Backhoe and/or Bobcat).
  • Ability to accurately plan and manage multiple tasks.
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton’s mission.


Click here to visit our Indeed page and apply today!