Project Manager, Housing Preservation/Community Revitalization

Overview of Position

Compensation: $69,000-$75,000

The Project Manager will report to the Director of Construction Projects and supports the day-to-day operations of the Housing Preservation Program. The Project Manager assists the Director of Construction Projects as needed; duties may include but are not limited to: conducting initial home assessments, creating scopes of work, managing warehouse inventory, purchasing and ensuring that project sites are property staged with materials and equipment in advance of work days, training volunteers/staff/CIC participants, leading volunteers/staff/CIC students in hands-on repair work, ensuring safety procedures are followed on all job sites and monitoring contracted work. This position is primarily in the field, and communication by mobile phone is required. Candidates must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions, physically load and unload vehicles at our warehouse and at job sites, and maintain the timely completion of projects.

Specific Responsibilities

Construction Project Management

  • Monitor and liaise between contractors, homeowners, and program staff as needed
    throughout the various project phases as necessary.
  • Coordinate and monitor home repair projects with subcontractors. Visit sites to obtain bids.
  • Ensure that construction timelines are kept and deadlines met.
  • Conduct home assessments and draft scopes of work as directed.
  • Update and manage project details in database as needed.
  • Assist in project set-up and close-out activities, including paperwork sign off.

 

Volunteer/Site Management

  • Identify and assess project sites for volunteer projects.
  • Ensure project sites are properly staged with materials and equipment prior to work days.
  • Ensure a safe and clean work site at all times.
  • Monitor the distribution and inventory of tools, equipment, and materials. Ensure all tools, equipment, and materials are returned to the warehouse at the completion of projects.
  • Manage warehouse inventory and purchasing.
  • Procure construction tools and materials as needed and within designated budgets.
  • As needed, coordinate field training activities for the Careers in Construction Program (CiC); work closely with CiC staff to coordinate field placement sites, transportation and timing.
  • Train, mentor and lead volunteers and/or CiC students on project sites. Provide construction guidance on project sites and lead participants on specific scope of work items.

 

Program Administration & Communications

  • Contribute to data reporting, photos, and stories for board, marketing/communications, and financial materials.
  • Attend meetings and support cross-departmental and general program communications, ie. phone calls, emails, and in person interactions.
  • Support organization-wide strategic plan implementation along with the staff.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Director of Construction Projects.

 

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the economic stability of striving New Yorkers and increased access to good jobs in the construction industry.
  • Minimum 8 years in the construction trades with at least 1 year in a supervisory role.
  • Journey level skills in carpentry, drywall, insulation, flooring installation.
  • Good working knowledge of basic plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, collaboration, and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse groups of individuals including government funders, trades groups, staff, and program participants.
  • Comfortable speaking publicly, leading groups on project sites, and working in a
    team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive ethic, motivated team member, and task-oriented leader.
  • Travel is required within the five boroughs of New York City using the organization’s vehicles; must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Salesforce or other database a plus.
  • Must be able to represent Rebuilding Together NYC in a professional manner.

Rebuilding Together NYC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We value a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law.

Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@rebuildnyc.org with the subject line “Project Manager Interest”. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in this employment opportunity may contact the HR manager at jobs@rebuildnyc.org.