Habitat SKC is Seeking a Repair Project Coordinator

Repair Project Coordinator

Title: Repair Project Coordinator

Department: Construction/Repair Program

Compensation: Level C

Location: Renton, Wa/ King County

Category: Full time, non-exempt

Summary:

Habitat’s Home Repair Program works with homeowners who need assistance with critical and minor repairs that preserve the home and alleviate health and safety issues. Habitat is seeking a Repair Project Coordinator to assist in sustaining and expanding the Repair Program in King County, with primary responsibilities focused on supporting repair project management.
Additional responsibilities include streamlining processes to increase productivity, maintaining accurate records, and accessing future funding by achieving excellence in compliance and reporting.

Primary Duties And Core Responsibilities

Repair Project Support

  • With Repair Project Manager (RPM), arrange site visits for potential repair projects, assist in developing the scope of work and material take-offs, and obtain bids from subcontractors.
  • Assist with project scheduling and communication to site staff.
  • Research, vet and establish relationships with area contractors and suppliers to gain support for project execution. Maintain database of vendors.
  • Research innovative options for products and designs, especially as it pertains to Aging in Place.
  • Assist in document preparation, including, but not limited to, assembling scopes with photos and descriptions of work that is needed, as well as designs/drawings as needed.
  • Coordinate and maintain accurate lead-based paint record-keeping for projects on pre-1978 homes.
  • Working with the Repair Team, participate in outreach activities, homeowner education as it pertains to Repairs, and post-repair support.
  • Support and assist in organizing repair events, such as seasonal monthly Home Preservation Events.
  • As needed, and as time permits, assist on-site in project completion.
  • Participate/assist in special projects and other duties as assigned.


Grants, Reporting and post-repair follow-up:

  • Assist in content generation for grant applications, reports and social media.
  • Take before and after photos of repair work, help maintain extensive photo database and prepare monthly updates for affiliate meetings.

Requirements

  • At least two years of field or construction management experience.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks appropriately.
  • Computer literate in MS Office and web-based project management software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-motivated, able to interact well with a variety of people, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and work well in team environment.
  • Flexibility, sense of humor, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Work occasional evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands

  • Lift/carry up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Work at a construction site safely with exposure to outdoor weather conditions, fumes, and airborne particles and near mechanical moving parts.
  • The noise at the site may be loud, due to machinery, power tools, and construction activities.
  • This position requires the physical ability to sit, walk, and/or stand for prolonged periods of time. This individual must also have the use of all senses, to include, but not limited to sight, hearing, smell, and taste while possessing the ability to stand, stop, bend, grasp, and/or hold to complete warehouse and construction site work.

Certificates:

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Benefits:

Benefits package to include generous vacation/sick leave, 100% paid employee medical/dental/vision insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance, retirement account with matching.

Statement of Commitment on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Habitat for Humanity Seattle King County, we build hope for all by tearing down barriers to affordable housing.  Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is unwavering.

We have a deep love of humanity and embrace all our differences including race, religion, background or identity.

We act to remove systemic barriers to sustainable, affordable homeownership through advocacy and equity by providing education on housing issues and inequities for public policy makers and eliminating systemic inequities in our policies and practices. We empower our homeowners through education.

We bring people together, leveraging our differences to achieve our mission in our workplaces, building sites, stores, and in our homes.

We build communities where everyone feels a sense of belonging.  Our support does not stop when a homeowner receives their keys.

We provide hope by eliminating disparities in home ownership.

Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County is firmly committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity (EEO) and will provide such opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter to HR@habitatskc.org