Build Project Manager



Key Responsibility Area: Pre-Project Development

  • Use License and Inspections eClipse system to prepare, submit and maintain required permitting, schedule inspections, and track certificates.
  • Anticipate situations that will trigger environmental, structural, and safety hazards and take planning measures to mitigate risks to client health and worker safety.
  • For owner-occupied repair projects: Conduct home assessments to identify what repairs each home requires (e.g.: structural, roofing, electrical, heating and plumbing, etc.) in order to become safe, warm, and dry. Build work scopes, cost estimates, and construction schedules that fit within the parameters of available funding, staff resources, and organizational goals.
  • For new construction and whole-house rehab projects: Contribute to the design and planning process by working with internal directors and external design, architecture, and engineering firms to create project plans that align with the budgetary, design, and scheduling goals of the organization.

Key Responsibility Area: Construction Project Management

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of construction on assigned HFHP BUILD sites (new construction, rehab, owner-occupied repair).
  • Build out and manage a detailed construction schedule in coordination with Site Supervisors and the Director of Construction Programs.
  • Manage sub-contracted work: solicitation of bids and RFPs, scheduling, quality control, and establishment of work parameters through contracts, change orders and notice to proceed orders.
  • Train and supervise site staff, construction interns, and on-site volunteers in construction practices, safety, and adherence to Habitat’s guidelines and policies.
  • Work with other Project Managers to coordinate site-crew schedules and project labor allocations.
  • Direct on-site safety programs, ensuring that the worksite and all workers on site meet regulatory safety requirements at all times.
  • Manage required documentation for project compliance: e.g. OHSA, EPA, L&I, etc.
  • Demonstrate and uphold strong carpentry and building science standards for both staff and subcontractors; be prepared to occasionally do hands-on work alongside site crews.
  • Maintain a good relationship with all staff, homeowners, vendors, volunteers, and others, presenting a friendly persona and representing HFHP in a positive manner.

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Considerable knowledge in residential home construction and supervision, minimum of five (5) years of related job experience which must include both hands-on and supervisory experience.
  • Experience building work scopes, budgets, and schedules using project management tools and programs, such as Microsoft Project, Builder Trend, Exactimate, PROCORE, or other comparable programs.
  • Demonstrated experience independently managing projects, budgets, and schedules.
  • Possess or would be willing to gain necessary certifications in safety/first aid, OSHA 30, EPA RRP and BPI Energy Analyst.
  • Experience with energy efficiency best practices and house-as-a-system philosophy is preferred.
  • Fluency in basic Microsoft Office Suite, such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams.
  • Strong communication, planning and organizational skills.
  • Professional attitude and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with unskilled volunteers and in diverse populations.
  • Ability to effectively serve people of different races, religions, incomes and education levels.
  • Exhibit the Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia core values, including “working alongside, not for”
  • Working ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation of a personal vehicle.
  • Must adhere to drug and alcohol testing policies.
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof will be required.


Physical Requirements to Perform Duties



  • Ability to perform home evaluations and navigate active constructions sites during all phases of construction which includes: walking on uneven surfaces, operating and climbing ladders (up to 30 feet), and working in unconditioned spaces


  • This position is eligible for medical, dental, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • This position offers a signing bonus following a 60-day introductory period.

To Apply:

  • Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements through the Indeed application portal by November 7. 2022 No calls, please.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, familial status, source of income status, domestic or sexual abuse victim status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law in any employment-related decision, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.


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