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Construction Supervisor (YouthBuild)

Posted: 01-24-18 Company: Community Teamwork Location: Lowell, MA

YouthBuild Construction Supervisor

Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others?  Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 400 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families.

In addition to fully utilizing your skills, Community Teamwork offers opportunities for continued professional development and career growth.  Great teams, a competitive salary and well above average benefits including a generous contribution to employee 401k plans make Community Teamwork a highly regarded employer.  


We are seeking a YouthBuild Construction Supervisor to work in collaboration with the Program Director to perform marketing and outreach of the YouthBuild Program within the community; to provide education, occupational training, and placement services for YouthBuild students; and to provide guidance and encouragement to students in the development of leadership skills to enable students to develop a plan for self-sufficiency.  Responsibilities include: Promote community development and relationship building for CTI’s YouthBuild program to include program marketing and outreach, and establishing and maintaining relationship partnership businesses; Work with community partners to develop internship opportunities for students; Prepare reports in a timely manner; Develop and implement training and construction curriculum; Teach students construction and general carpentry skills necessary to do such projects as gut rehabilitation, renovation, and/or initial housing construction, as well as demolition, rough framing, roofing, and drywall; Develop detailed construction plans and schedules; Develop and maintaining positive relationships with unions, contractors, and/or other public/private sector individuals directly or indirectly connected with the construction field or those having interests in the YB program; Identify private contractors or developers who might be interested in collaborative partnerships with the YouthBuild Program; Manage the bidding process and coordinate subcontractors; Assist with fire and building inspections; Maintain with student assistance program worksite including shop cleanliness and overall appearance of all program work spaces; Assist with proper documentation of AmeriCorps hours for participants.


Qualifications include:

¨       High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

¨       5 years previous experience in the construction trades industry required.

¨       3 years supervisory experience required.

¨       1 year previous teaching experience preferred.

¨       Excellent customer service, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

¨       Desire to work with low income, culturally diverse, and at-risk families and individuals.

¨       Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.

¨       Good attention to details.

¨       Ability to maintain confidentiality.

¨       Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).

¨       Ability to work with hand and/or machine tools.

¨       Bilingual skills (English/Spanish or English/Khmer) are a plus.

¨       Mass Construction Supervisors license required.

¨       Lead Renovator Certification Initial required; must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

¨       OSHA 10 certification required.

¨       Valid Driver’s License required.

This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative, outcome focused team in an organization committed to excellence.              

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