Repair Project Superintendent

The Repair Project Superintendent facilitates owner-occupied home repairs for qualified homeowners
in Kittitas County, from feasibility and budgeting, to scheduling and execution of work. The person
in this role must be comfortable doing both hands-on home repair tasks, as well as coordinating
subcontractors or volunteers to complete the work as needed. In addition, the person in this role
will interface directly with homeowners to explain Habitat’s Repair Program and also complete
administrative tasks associated with grant compliance, ranging from outreach and maintaining
community partnerships to record-keeping and reporting.

The Repair Program is a growing component of Habitat’s effort to maintain affordable housing in
Kittitas County. By conducting critical home repairs, home preservation activities, and
accessibility interventions Habitat’s Repair Program not only increases homeowner safety, but also
reduces displacement and encourages community stability.

Successful candidates for this role will have construction experience, a desire to work both in an
office and outside, have strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to be
flexible and creative in a program that is newly developing. Additionally, successful candidates
should enjoy working both independently and on a team, be self-motivated, and also driven to serve
homeowners with a variety of different needs through home repairs.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Repair Project Coordination-Administrative
• Arrange site visits for potential repair projects, determine scope of work and
budget, obtain bids and coordinate project plan and schedule based on repair needs.
• Manage all relevant communication with homeowners, subcontractors, and other Habitat
staff/volunteers as it pertains to project scheduling and execution. With Homeowner Services team,
assist in communication with homeowner during application phase.
• Research, vet and establish relationships with qualified area contractors and
suppliers.
• Prepare project-related documentation prior to repair project commencement.
• Ensure necessary compliance procedures and documentation, specifically around
lead-safe practices, other hazardous materials, and project permitting.
• With Repair Program Manager, streamline processes to scale and increase program
capacity.
• Foster collaboration with other service providers in the community for projects
beyond Habitat’s scope or budget, or for specific repair needs.
• Refer and provide resources to applicants that do not qualify for our program.
• With Homeowner Services team, support outreach and homeowner qualification process
as needed.

Repair Project Implementation-On site:
• Ensure job site compliance with HfHSKC’s Safety Program by promoting, teaching,
monitoring the work site and activities of volunteers, staff, homeowners, and subcontractors. This
includes implementing and documenting lead-safe practices when required and maintaining
documentation of weekly safety meetings and inspections.
• When not working independently, facilitate and train volunteers, homeowners, crew
leads, and subcontractors to complete repairs.
• Coordinate tool and material needs for projects, following established purchasing
procedures.
• Monitor quality control of repair projects and obtain permits if required.
• Ensure the security and maintenance of job site, tools, and materials.
• Actively pursue comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of residential construction
techniques, methods, and applicable codes, with innovation and efficiency in mind.
• As a representative of Habitat in the community, engage respectfully with neighbors,
promoting and creating awareness of the program to potential partner families, donors, and
advocates.

Grants, Reporting and post-repair follow-up:
• Assist in generating content for grant applications and reports.
• Track repair statistics for grant reporting and compliance purposes.
• Take before and after photos of repair work to show detailed record of work
completed.
• Assist in homeowner interviews and compiling homeowner information for
record-keeping and reporting purposes.

Special projects and other duties as assigned, including but not limited to involvement in new
construction, maintenance classes, rehabs and resale projects as needed.

Requirements:
• 3+ years construction experience w/ an emphasis on repair/rehab work or comparable
proven skills; at least 2 years of experience in a management role.
• Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel) and ability to use various project
management tools.
• An attitude of flexibility, sense of humor, and grace under pressure; professional and
respectful disposition and at all times.
• Energy and dedication to accomplish team goals, using intentional interpersonal
skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in both office and construction site environments.
• Ability to adequately traverse a residential construction job site; work at heights,
climb ladders, lift a minimum 50 lbs. and other similar activities as required.
• Ability to communicate assigned tasks or to convey information to staff and
volunteers.
Qualifications:
• A valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• A BA/BS degree in related field (preferred, but not required).
• Certifications in the following, training to be provided by Habitat if needed:
o Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Certification
o OSHA 10 minimum

Reports To: Repair Program Manager
Employment Status: Full Time
Department: Construction FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Kittitas County Work
Schedule: 40 hours per week
Tue-Sat

OR
Submit your resume to HR@habitatskc.org