SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Job Details
Renton Office - Renton, WA
Full Time
$80,000.00 - $95,000.00
Monday - Friday
Construction

Habitat for Humanity Seattle – King County is undergoing rapid growth in our construction pipeline to address the pressing need for affordable housing in our area. With 12+ developments totaling over 275+ units under production we are looking for a construction project manager to join the growing team. This position will be an excellent mix of office and field work on developments at all stages of permitting and construction. We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and experienced senior project manager who is ready to take on the challenge of managing design consultants and subcontractors across numerous multifamily developments. This position will not be involved in hands-on or volunteer-based construction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Play integral role in ensuring project delivery across multiple developments in various stages of development on new-construction single family / multifamily condo / townhouse developments.  
  • Work closely with Chief Operating Officer to manage and oversee projects in permitting phase including design, plan review, permit issuance schedule, attend project consultant meetings, monitor schedule.
  • Review project plans for constructability, value engineering opportunities, and risk management issues. Manage budget and estimate costs; create scope documents, track budgets and schedules; negotiate contracts and change orders; issue reports on project schedule and budget.
  • Direct subcontractors on site activities including civil infrastructure and building construction. Oversee subcontractors and general contractors throughout project lifecycle. Collaborate with engineers, architects, and subcontractors to determine the specifications of the project.
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues. Obtain the appropriate permits and licenses from authorities for construction sites.
  • Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards. Handle environmental or local community issues that may come up during a project.

BENEFITS: Benefits package to include generous vacation/sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, short/long term disability, life insurance.

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.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in construction/contracting or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles.
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards.
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software.
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Understanding of construction management processes.
  • Able to travel to construction sites.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Work week is Monday to Friday or other 5-day arrangement as fits needs of organization, with occasional meetings and events on Saturdays and evening

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Regularly sit / work at computer for extended periods of time
  • Navigate building construction sites with exposure to normal weather conditions and hazards

Preferred education / certificates:

  • BSc/BA degree in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction Management, or another related field is preferred.

Language Skills:    Ability to effectively represent the affiliate within the organization and to external partners and businesses. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business documents, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquires from agencies, or the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, the public and/or board of directors.

Math Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts related to residential construction such as quantity, costs, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Strong computer skills, software, spreadsheets, word processing, presentations and email. Proficiency with computer usage, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is required to talk and must be able to read.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.  Extensive keyboarding is required. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate consisting of usual business office sounds including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, and light foot traffic.

The employee needs the mobility (with or without accommodation) to navigate construction building sites safely, with exposure to outdoor weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and near moving mechanical parts. The noise level at the construction sites may be loud, due to machinery, power tools and construction activities.

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