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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, PHILADELPHIA

National - Construction Crew Leader (Repair Proj.)


Construction Crew Leader - Repair Projects 

The member serving in this role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that will give the necessary boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our Home Repair Program. With the assistance of the AmeriCorps members serving in this role, we anticipate completing 100 home repair projects during the service term. A secondary goal of this position is to engage groups of volunteers so that Habitat Philadelphia’s Home Repair Program can ultimately reach more families. We view the repair crew leaders as integral to our goals of repairing more homes and improving the quality of life in neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. The member will also assist with occasional Neighborhood Revitalization projects as needed, which impact an estimated 5,000 people. 

We view the Home Repair Program construction crew leaders in this role as playing a vital role in our ability to serve more families and communities in the Philadelphia region.

Required Qualifications: 

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements (must be at least 21 years of age and have no serious driving-related convictions or at-fault accidents)
• Willingness to promote the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Ability to work as a member of a team
• A posture of compassion towards those living in difficult life circumstances

Helpful Qualifications:

• Ability to drive large pickup trucks
• Previous experience as a construction AmeriCorps member or with a residential homebuilder
• Experience with power tools 
• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience
• Basic experience with Microsoft Word/Excel 
• Knowledge of community development practices 
• A second language is desirable, with preferred language being Spanish

Benefits of Service:

• AmeriCorps National living allowance of $13,732 (paid over the full 46.5 weeks of full-time service)
• Segal Education Award of $5,920 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act compliant health care plan (Habitat pays the monthly premiums)
• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• 10 personal/sick leave days
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

What’s in it for you?

At the end of the service year, you will recruit and/or manage 280 volunteers in the building, rehabilitation, or repair of homes. Your efforts will prove critical in the completion of 100 new builds/rehab projects in support of 210 individuals, including 30 whom are veterans, active military, or their family members. Additionally, you will gain enhanced skills in communication, leadership, delegation, team-building time & project management, construction and safety. 

What’s needed to apply? 

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

State/Region:

Pennsylvania

Job Type:

Volunteer Opportunity

Employment Type:

AmeriCorps


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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, PHILADELPHIA

Aging in Place Construction Coordinator 

Position title:

Aging in Place Construction Coordinator

Reports directly to:

Director of Repair

Department:

Repair Program


Service week (days/hours):

Tuesdays – Saturdays 7:30am – 4:00pm

Required meetings:

Weekly all- staff meeting, weekly departmental meeting, weekly volunteer meeting

Personal vehicle required:

No

Personal tools required:

No

Repair Department - CAPABLE Program

Habitat Philadelphia’s Repair Program provides affordable home repair services to low income homeowners who are struggling to maintain their homes, make necessary critical repairs, and pay their utility bills. As a subset of these efforts, the Repair Program is starting a new Aging in Place initiative. This initiative will follow the CAPABLE model, which brings together Nurses, Occupational Therapists, and a handy-person to provide in-home medical and home renovation services with a goal of improving occupant mobility and activities of daily living.

Position overview

The ideal candidate must have a blend of office and construction skills. The Construction Coordinator will be responsible for managing the CAPAPBLE program from start to finish. These duties will include application pipeline management; home evaluations; scheduling and coordinating visits from medical care providers (nurse and occupational therapist); performing home modifications, accessibility upgrades, and critical home repairs on owner occupied homes; record keeping and reporting.

Key Responsibility: Skilled Builder - Home Modifications, Accessibility Upgrades

Perform home assessments to evaluate for critical repair needs

Work with homeowners and a team of medical professionals to determine accessibility upgrades and home

modifications

Prioritize aging in place best practices, durability, and client health and safety

Operate as primary carpenter for all aging in place home modifications and upgrades, which will often include

extensive renovation, and/or critical repair work

Independently plan, organize and efficiently execute work order tasks

Manage all onsite construction activity necessary for completing each project: In-house technical work,

subcontractor work, and volunteer work days, inspections, punch list and warranty issues

Supervise project preparation, including: purchase of materials and gathering of tools and equipment

Communicate thoroughly with homeowners to set expectations regarding work day schedules, project staging,

potential disruptions, house security and safety

Manage projects in way that is fully respectful of the homeowner living space - planning work days to allow ample

time for task completion and thorough site clean-up

Implement HFHP safety practices and ensure that all employees, subcontractors and volunteers adhere to these

standards

Maintain Habitat work vehicle, tools and equipment


Key Responsibility Area: Project Management and Coordination

Coordinate with Director of Repair and Family Services Team to serve a pipeline of 30 clients annually

Develop individual work scopes, budgets, and schedules for each client project; work with the Director of Repair to

ensure that each projects falls within the parameters of the program

Collaborate with a 2-4 person team of occupational therapists and nurses to adhere to strict schedule of home visits Collect and manage all necessary paperwork, documentation, and data

Compile reports and manage data as required

Maintain excellent working relations with program partners and clients

Key Responsibility Area: Other Duties

As needed, work with other crews on the Repair team on traditional Repair Projects As needed, manage and lead volunteer work days

As needed, manage, supervise, and train AmeriCorps members

Participate in all other duties as assigned, including working with other departments and participating in special events

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Considerable knowledge of residential construction, minimum 2 years of related job experience Proficiency in renovation carpentry - ranging from rough to finish carpentry

Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it

A sensitive and compassionate posture when working with people who are in difficult and complex life situations Ability to follow strict program protocol

Professional attitude and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work respectfully with a diverse group of

people

Strong communication, planning and organizational skills Proficiency in MS Office suite, particularly Excel

Ability to use technology and mobile devices (such as a tablet) to conduct scheduling and project management

Valid driver’s license

Preferred Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Knowledge of, or willingness to be trained in, best practices for Aging in Place

Knowledge of, or willingness to be trained in, basic plumbing, electrical and HVAC repair Prior management or leadership experience

Experience with MS Project or other such project management tool

Physical Requirements to Perform Duties:

          Ability to perform all construction duties, such as: lifting up to 80 lbs.; loading and moving materials; working in unconditioned work spaces in the heat of summer and cold of winter

Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience Medical and dental insurance

Paid vacation, holidays and sick days 403B


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Estimator 

Clemens is seeking an Estimator with 5-7 years of experience. Individual must be familiar with Negotiated and Lump Sum Bids, and be proficient in Excel, Blue Beam, MS Project and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Experience with Self-Perform Carpentry and knowledge of Philadelphia sub pool are advantageous. The successful candidate will perform a broad range of estimating services for projects up to $10 million, including the preparation of in-depth cost estimates based on schematic, DD and CD document sets, the formulation of detailed take-offs, and the development of thorough bid coverage, preliminary construction schedules and logistics plans. The position also entails the coordination of subcontractor site walk-throughs and participation in presentation and design meetings.

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CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT  

Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Over 10 years experience on similar projects
  • Demonstrated success in managing construction activities on mid-sized projects 

 

Special Skills:

  • Proficient in managing and directing people, communications (both written and verbal), negotiation skills
  • computer skills with Microsoft Office products and corporate standards 

Duties:

  • Ensure adherence to the company's safety program in-all phases and areas of the project
  • Participate with the management in preparing Project Execution Plan; schedule of construction activities; organization structure; manpower and construction equipment requirements
  • Provide input into the preparation of all job cost reports to accurately reflect actual costs
  • Direct and control the project to meet specifications and schedule to produce the expected profit
  • Direct and supervise the activities of the Planners in the performance of their duties
  • Inform management and subcontractors promptly of any construction schedule changes
  • Supervise craft superintendents to meet construction schedules
  • Assure that adequate craft manpower is provided as required to meet construction schedules
  • Analyze construction equipment requirements, provide equipment, and release equipment
  • Review all requests for change orders with the Construction Project Manager to assure that adequate provisions for direct costs, and time extensions, are properly documented, and promptly submitted
  • Become familiar with and enforce all company policies
  • Knowledgeable of Contract terms and conditions and Subcontract terms and conditions
  • Knowledgeable of all design documents
  • Supervise craft superintendents in coordinating the activities of subcontractors
  • Supervise the craft superintendents to ensure proper utilization of labor, material, and equipment
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and development of personnel to accept future supervisory and management responsibility
  • Appraise the performance of all superintendents and planners on the project semi-annually, establish acceptable standards of performance, and motivate employees to improve their leadership capability
  • Ensure that craft superintendents are trained, knowledgeable and performing at the required quality level
  • Participate in project kick off meeting with local building trades
  • Cooperate with the Owner and his representatives and keep them informed of construction progress

Responsible and accountable to a Project or Construction Manager for directly managing a project's construction activities to meet specifications within budgeted cost by the scheduled completion date. Coordinate, plan and supervise craft superintendents, contractors and/ or craft activities on projects.  Safety- OSHA 10 and 30 hour is preferred.

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CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER 

Qualifications:

  • BS of Science, Engineering or Construction Management

Preferred Training and Skills:

  • OSHA 10 hour training
  • Excellent computer skills, MS Office Products
  • PMWeb and Expedition
  • Excellent Communication and organizational skills
  • Capable of managing time to complete more than one task as necessary
  • Primavera P3, Contractor or MS Project

Position Summary:

Responsible for supporting the Construction Manager and other project management in executing project activities to support the construction of assigned construction project to ensure that the work performed is in conformance with the project objectives and the requirements of the construction documents. Primary areas of responsibility include: bidding support, executing the submittal process, RFI management, document control, verification of as-builts, supporting quality control and safety, executing equipment receiving process, managing closeout documentation.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the preparation of work bid packages.
  • Attend Subcontractor Pre-bid Meetings.
  • Assist with the preparation of Bid Tabulations.
  • Attend Bid Award Meetings, take notes and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Assist with Constructability Reviews.
  • Assist the Project Manager with the development of a Project Execution Plan.
  • Attend project meetings with the Owner.
  • Attend Weekly Subcontractor Coordination meetings, take notes and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Support CM and PM with Monthly Status Reports.
  • Assist with performing Quality and Safety Inspections.
  • Log and track Shop Drawings status.
  • Investigate field discrepancies and coordinate resolution with the Engineer.
  • Maintain As-Built drawings.
  • Manage the control of Construction Documents (drawings, specifications, submittals and RFIs).
  • Track and coordinate issuance of design changes.
  • Assist with the change control process.
  • Receive and inspect equipment/materials ordered by CRB.
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / CORPORATE MARKETING

Candidate Requirements:

    • Minimum two years experience assisting C-level executive
    • College degree preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel and power-point)
    • Strong in organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills


Position Responsibilities:

    • Work for President’s daily executive work
    • Office services: phone, printing vendors, etc.
    • Sales reports
    • Customer engagement activities
    • Professionalize print ads for customer events, manage outside design firm
    • Digital media content creation and update, weekly posts
    • Manage SEO vendor
    • Special projects
For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Bonnie Mecaughey

SPRINKLER DESIGN TECHNICIAN TRAINEE

Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a leader within the fire protection industry.  We are family owned and operated since 1957 with over 200 employees.  We are currently seeking self motivated, energetic, organized, individuals who have the maturity and desire to learn and prosper in a lifelong career as a fire sprinkler technician.  He/she must be hard working and professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We work in a strong customer-oriented environment so prioritization skills and initiative are a must.  He/she must also possess the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Job Description:

Paid hands on design training for 2 to 3 weeks per month over an approximate 4 month period, in a controlled classroom environment with an instructor.  All remaining time individual is applying what was learned in training working as design apprentice with a senior designer.

The following will be covered in training and will become full time responsibilities:

  • Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub‐contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system 
  • Through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine 
  • construction feasibility and systems possibilities 
  • Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, HydraCAD, Revit and Navisworks software programs 
  • Create stock list for all material utilizing Hydralist software that is required for each project(s) 
  • Perform hydraulic calculations utilizing Hydracalc software when required for projects
  • Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work 
  • Maintain design records for future use 
  • Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations 
  • Coordinate and communicate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information 
  • Perform Project Manager/assistant Project Manager functions, as required for small and/or large projects 
  • Complete other assigned responsibilities as directed by immediate supervisor or other Oliver management personnel 

Job Qualifications:

      • Construction Management, Engineering or applicable degree from a technical school or college is preferred 
      • AutoCAD experience preferred but not required 
      • Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines 
      • Must be detail‐oriented 
      • Good communication skills 
      • Ability to coordinate and work well with others 
      • Good math skills including, but not limited to, architectural units, fractions, geometry, and basic trigonometry 

All qualified candidates contact or send your resume to Scott Chambers at 610-277-1334 ext. 349.  Visit our website for more details.

Scott Chambers

INSPECTION SCHEDULER - INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well distinguished history of a fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our sprinkler inspections division is currently seeking a Scheduling Coordinator.

Primary Objectives of Position:

• Daily scheduling inspectors for fire sprinkler and alarms.

• Backfill unplanned vacancies of shifts or cancellations to ensure inspectors schedules are full.

• Providing excellent customer service to large client base.

• Convey effectively via email and phone to customers and coworkers.

• Problem solve daily challenges quickly and effectively.

• Order required equipment delivery and returns for field personnel.

• Assist with the upkeep of the Oliver fleet.

• Job will also require cross training with the other administrative responsibilities within the   inspections department.

Education and Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent required: Associates or Bachelors’ degree preferred

• 2 years of customer service or scheduling experience preferred

• Proficient skill with MS Office software

• Strong organizational skills

• Excellent phone and email skills

• Excellent verbal communication

Oliver Fire Protection offers a competitive compensation package including; Salary, Comprehensive Benefits Package including; Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Profit sharing program.  For more information please contact Matt Haines at 610-277-1331 ext. 380

Matt Haines


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