The construction manager drives the development and execution of Habitat Chicago’s Construction Program. S/he collaborates extensively with team members, volunteers and vendors to set an ambitious pace of production, developing the people, tools and policies to make it possible.


Who we are looking for:

You are full of residential construction knowledge and you are eager to apply your skills to a non-traditional builder helping to make homeownership a reality for buyers who never thought it would be. You understand the critical importance of people development and long-term planning - and you have the outstanding communication, project management and leadership skills to execute an effective, quality-oriented operation.


Key Responsibilities 

Direction Setting (25%) 
The manager is the key influencer on all construction-related efforts and has the opportunity to inspire her/his team and the organization in pursuit of her/his vision.

Team Development (30%)  
Team structure and development is a top priority, and the manger must embrace the challenge of multiple skill levels and a volunteer-centric work schedule. 

Construction and Land Management (30%)
Utilizing personal construction knowledge as well as team and skilled-volunteer counsel, the manager ensures the success of land acquisition and construction progress targets.

Teamwork and Communication (15%)
As a key Programs Team member, contribute to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership and personal integrity.



Salaried position ranging from $68,000-$72,000, depending on experience. 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer paid health insurance; access to dental, vision and 401k plans.


To Apply

After reviewing the full position description linked below, please submit a cover letter and resume to elizabeth.walker@habitatchicago.org with “Construction Manager – Your Name” in the subject line by 2/22/19. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.

Full Description


Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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