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Construction Coordinator

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$53,000 - $63,000 a year
Job Type


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • Construction: 3 years (Preferred)


Full Job Description

We are looking to hire a dynamic and skilled Construction Coordinator to join our team to accomplish the mission of Rice County Habitat for Humanity - to ensure that everyone has a decent place to live.
We work throughout Rice County (Northfield/Faribault area) and look forward to completing 4+ homes a year.

Position title: Construction Coordinator with Rice County Habitat for Humanity
Reports to: Executive Director
Supported by: Building Committee
Purpose of position:
The construction coordinator oversees the building process for the programs of Rice County Habitat for Humanity.
Specific responsibilities include:

1. Assures each house is built to plans including Habitats standard house designs.

2. Works with architect to develop building plans for each site. Ensure that we have multiple house designs that comply with build codes and Habitat for Humanity International standards.

3. Acquire permits and assure the house is constructed to all local codes and ordinances.

4. Establish a building material take off list (bid packet) for each build.

5. Secure bids for materials and subcontractors.

6. Works closely with the building committee and the Executive Director to establish a budget for each build site.

7. Construction Coordinator will work closely with the Volunteer Coordinator and Site Supervisor(s) to coordinate schedules, review weekly and adjust as necessary (including adding work days if needed).

8. Ensures all needed materials and supplies are on site for work days.

9. Code and approve all bills and compare to budget – works closely with the Bookkeeper.

10. Solicit, manage and track “In Kind Donations” as well as establish and maintain a relationship with past and current “In Kind” suppliers. Maintains a record of past and current suppliers for materials, services and “In Kind” donations.

11. Work closely with the Executive Director in filing applications and reports for all grants.

12. Sets appointments for Blower Door Tests and or any other tests or inspections required for Grant or Build Certification approvals.

13. Works with staff at Habitat for Humanity of MN to ensure we’re compliant in grant requirements.

14. Maintains a system of keeping track of and utilizing materials and equipment stored in the warehouse and trailers. Ensures that materials/equipment is used solely for HFH purposes.

15. Maintains certification as “Competent Person” through Habitat for Humanity international. Assures that Site Supervisor(s) are trained in safety requirements.

16. Attend annual OLE (Outstanding Leadership and Excellence) conference sponsored by Habitat MN (Usually in early spring) and bi-annual Habitat for Humanity International Conference in Atlanta.

1. Responsible for learning about these programs and meeting with other affiliates already doing these programs.
2. Along with the Executive Director, create these programs in our affiliate.
1. Meets with newly selected families to talk about house design and their choices of shingle color,siding color, countertop color and what additional appliances they want.
2. Supervises a walk through with the Building Committee for each build before it turns over for sale to the Partner Family.
3. Supervises a one year walk through for each build with the Building Committee and Family Support Person.
4. When Partner Families are selected a Build Team is established. Build Teams are led by the Volunteer Coordinator and meet regularly.
1. Works with Volunteer Coordinator to recruit volunteer crew leaders.
2. Responsible for training Volunteer crew leaders.
3. Recruit and train Site Supervisor(s)
4. Follows through with recognition process for all “In Kind” donors and volunteers (works with Volunteer Coordinator and Executive Director).
1. Develop check off list to ensure site is appropriate for our build design
2. Works with the Building Committee and Executive Director on site selection for each build.
3. Assures that Habitats’ inventory of lots is maintained (snow removal and lawn care).
1. Responsible for creating Building Committee Packet to prep for Building Committee Meetings and communicating with Building Committee about meeting times.
2. Attend all building and safety committee meetings.
3. Responsible for getting all needed information on to the website.
1. Attend staff meetings
2. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.
1. Knowledge of and passion for the mission and ministry of Habitat for Humanity. Habitat is a Christian organization and while no faith tradition is required the employee must be willing to work in the context of a Christian ministry.

2. Professional construction and supervisory experience with a broad knowledge in project management.
3. Broad knowledge in material procurement
4. Must be comfortable talking in front of groups
5. Must be comfortable approaching businesses/individuals you do not know to solicit their engagement in our organization
6. Must be able to lead groups of people and be flexible when things don’t go as planned
7. Work hours vary and flexibility is required in the work schedule.
8. You need to be available as needed to deal with issues that arise and be flexible to maximize volunteer group participation
9. Schedule will include days/evening/weekends.
10. Strong computer skills including word processing and Excel preferred.


1. Salary commensurate with experience.

2. Five percent contribution to retirement (no match required).

3. NO health insurance is offered.

4. Mileage reimbursement.

5. Annual training/continuing education that includes OLE Conference and other trainings as deemed necessary

6. Flexible work schedule, however evenings and weekends are expected depending on project timelines.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $53,000.00 - $63,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Construction: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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