Construction Project Manager
About the organization
SBP was founded in March 2006 by Zack Rosenburg and Liz McCartney after the couple volunteered in Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. The parish, located just outside of New Orleans, was rendered 100% uninhabitable by Katrina’s floodwaters. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional - or “traditional” rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce determination to rebuild, Zack and Liz launched an organization - originally called St. Bernard Project - to help them achieve their recovery goals.
With the tremendous support of donors, volunteers and corporate partners, that organization has grown from a three-person volunteer team into a national organization headquartered in New Orleans, and recognized as a leader in disaster resilience and recovery, with a mission to shrink the time between disaster and recovery.
-Project Management: Manage 4-10 active projects, as well as additional projects in the pre or post volunteer phase
-Warehouse Management & Material Procurement: Manage warehouse operations to allow for optimal scheduling, cost savings, and safety
-Communication with Client Services Team: Communicate progress towards completion and answer questions from client or Client Services Team
-Manage Team Members: Provide initial and ongoing training for AmeriCorps members as needed, Provide timely support to Project Leads, Supply & Logistics Coordinators, and any other members or construction staff to ensure their respective goals are met
Embody the values, mission and vision of SBP in your communication and interaction.
Effectively and positively manage multiple projects and people
Work productively with limited supervision
Commitment to continual improvement (of oneself, supervisees and the construction process)
Ability to train Project Leads and volunteers in the following phases of construction: insulation, drywall, mudding, paint, interior trim and doors, final punch
Ability to read architectural drawings, estimate projects and develop scopes of work
Experience and/or willingness to work effectively with/supervise volunteers, team members, in house trades and subcontractors with diverse skills sets and backgrounds
Clear communication skills
Seek out and participate in professional development and leadership opportunities
Able to satisfactorily pass a Criminal History Check to include sex offender registry, State Police, and FBI.
Valid driver license and reliable transportation.
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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