Construction Program Officer

Rebuilding Together Oklahoma City
Published
November 17, 2020
Location
Oklahoma City, United States
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Description:

  • Assist in receiving and reviewing applications from potential clients, talk with clients over the phone and complete initial site visits to get more in-depth information about the client’s needs.
  • Coordinate communication between clients, staff, House Captains, and contractors such that all parties are on the same page about work scope, timeline/timing of project elements, and expectations.
  • Meet with clients to complete home assessments, develop a work scope and materials list, and collaborate with other team members to develop a project timeline (especially if coordination with volunteers or contractors is required).
  • Complete direct hands-on repairs, including but not limited to: rough/trim carpentry, tile work, grab bar installation, wheel chair ramp/safe entry/egress repairs, interior/exterior painting, and weatherization.
  • Arrange purchase and delivery of crucial project needs, including: tools and materials, personal protective equipment, dumpsters and other rented items, water and snacks. Maintain a system for warehouse inventory to allow bulk purchasing, the reuse or repurposing of tools/materials, and an efficient supply chain. Ensure routine maintenance of Rebuilding Together-owned tools between projects.
  • Ensure clients sign all necessary paperwork and agreements when opening and closing projects.
  • Obtain necessary permits, inspections, and other approvals to begin work.
  • Manage and update social media pages with information about volunteer projects.
  • Enter and update data in Salesforce with homeowner applications, contacts, volunteer campaigns, and other relevant information over rebuilding projects.
  • Coordinate with volunteer groups to participate in rebuild projects. Properly collect waivers, gather information, and explain responsibilities and tasks to their team leads for further delegation. Ensure that each task is complete to standards set by the construction program officer.
  • Make necessary updates to the official affiliate webpage pertaining to rebuild volunteer recruitment and homeowner outreach.
  • At the end of each rebuilding day, evaluate productivity against the workscope and ensure quality and completion of work. Upon completion of the project, survey clients to measure short- and long-term outcomes and overall client satisfaction.
  • Maintain a clean and secure warehouse, tool trailer, and work truck.
  • Everyone on the RTOKC team, including the AmeriCorps Project Coordinator, shares in general office responsibilities including: answering phone calls, receiving packages, basic cleaning duties, and preparation and breakdown of materials necessary to host volunteers and board members in the office for meetings

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be able to navigate an active construction site, including: climbing stairs and ladders, standing, lifting, and carrying for extended periods of time over difficult terrain.
  • The majority of time will be spent in the office; they must be able to use a computer and phone for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to manage 50 pounds with a cart or wheeled dolly on a regular basis as part of their responsibilities to complete direct hands-on repairs and assist with the delivery of tools and materials.
  • Must be able to, on an occasional basis, handle up to 30 pounds to bring materials such as boxes of pamphlets, screen and projector, etc. to meetings.
  • They must be able to travel independently to meetings in the community and in client homes
  • They will assist with several rebuilding days during the term—as such they must be able to walk, climb stairs, stand, lift, and carry for extended periods of time
  • CapacityCorps members are required to pass an FBI criminal background check with fingerprints, applicable state background checks, and an NSOPW check. For more information about disqualifying findings, visit our FAQ’s on our website, www.rebuildingtogether.org/capacitycorps.

Position Requirements:

  • Comfort with speaking and presenting in front of large groups--experience training or teaching adults/volunteers is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and use of internet
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where each team member must balance being organized and detail-orientated with being flexible and keeping up with changing scopes of project work
  • Ability to communicate in clear and encouraging language with a diverse community and staff—in writing, in person, and over the phone

Position Reports to:

Construction Program Officer

Hours and Salary:

Full Time

To Apply for this Job:

Apply here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5273933/OKC

Application Deadline:

Friday, December 4, 2020

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