Construction Foreman

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley

Listing Expires on 06/25/2021

Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talents to make a difference? Are you looking for an employer that understands the importance of having a work-life balance? Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley (HFHVV) is seeking a motivated, detail oriented and personable Construction Foreman to support of its mission to partner with local families to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. 

As a member of the Construction team, the Construction Foreman is responsible for job site supervision and construction of Habitat for Humanity homes, which are built by volunteers, staff and subcontractorsThe Construction Foreman’s responsibilities include completion of technical construction tasks, oversight of construction work, assisting with materials, tools & equipment management, collaborating with the Construction Superintendent and Construction Manager regarding project planning and scheduling, leading and training crew leaders, maintaining safety protocols, and regularly leading groups of volunteers. This position requires a high level of commitment to work positively and collaboratively with volunteers, staff, subcontractors and others.  It demands a strong work ethic, an ability to work in all sorts of weather conditions and an intermediate knowledge of construction. 

About You 

You have the ability to manage and lead progress on a residential construction site, ensuring safe and proper building techniques.  Utilizing computers and construction software, you are also able to access and maintain digital record of the projects schedule, estimates, contracts, takeoffs, RFIs, details and specifications.  You are a hard worker who is organized, tidy and sees the job through to completion. You have a strong ability to connect with others and provide a fun, positive and memorable experience. You love all aspects of construction and want to share your knowledge with others! 

Job Duties: 

  • Work with construction team to build and maintain detailed project schedule. 
  • Utilizing project schedule, break down tasks into weekly and daily goals and assign tasks to team members and volunteers.  Oversee and monitor work as it’s completed. 
  • Manage the construction volunteer program, including preparation of group build days, volunteer orientation and training, task assignment / delegation and oversight of work, development of team leaders and training and investment in partner families. 
  • Complete detailed and technical construction tasks 
  • Train, develop and supervise Interns and AmeriCorps members 
  • Serve as Safety Manager; train others and ensure safe building practices are being followed by all on site. 
  • Order and receive materials; maintain tool and equipment inventory; keep a clean, safe, secure and tidy job site 


  • General knowledge of all phases of residential construction. 
  • Advanced knowledge and hands on experience in residential framing. 
  • Knowledge of current building practices, codes, and requirements. 
  • Familiarity with green building strategies. 
  • Ability to read and interpret all construction documents, including architectural and engineering drawings, site plans, and technical specifications. 
  • Demonstrated coaching and/or leadership experience. 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work within a team environment. 
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive manual transmission vehicle 


Compensation & Benefits 

The salary range for this position is currently $46,326 – 69,489 per year.  Initial compensation is determined based on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.  Benefits offered include health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 6% employer match, flexible spending account for health and dependent care, and 5 weeks of vacation, holiday and sick time.  

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to 

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