If you want to make a difference in the lives of NWT families through affordable housing by providing a hand up, this could be the job for you!

  1. Construction Coordinator

The position is part-time (25 hours weekly), and hours may fluctuate throughout the year depending on build requirements. Previous experience in the construction industry is essential.

Salary: $50,000 - $60,000 annually

The general overall duties and responsibilities of the Project Assistant/Construction Coordinator are to assist the Build Chair in all aspects of the Habitat for Humanity NWT builds. The summary of these duties are as follows:

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Preferred educational requirements include: A Technical School graduate in a Construction related discipline or a trades person or project coordinator with multiple years of experience in construction related activity.
  • The ability to read, understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • The ability to assist in planning and developing builds and the monitoring of project schedules.
  • Complete detailed task and follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Maintain positive and collaborative relationship with the build partners.
  • Experience fostering on-going professional relationships.
  • Adhere to Habitat for Humanity‚Äôs Policy and Procedures.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • The ability to efficiently assist and administer multiple tasks.
  • Experience in the NWT construction industry an asset.
  • Obtaining build permits and ensuring permitting requirements are met and that houses are built to code and pass inspection
  • Solicits and reviews bids for subcontractors as needed and appropriate
  • Solicits and documents in-kind donations of materials and labour as required
  • Schedules and monitors subcontractor and inspector activities to ensure timely and accurate project completion.
  • Planning and scheduling of construction schedules
  • Ensures contractors and visitors to build site follow safety protocols
  • Project Buyout
  • Site visits
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Cost Control
  • Other duties related to site selection, lot preparation, obtaining materials and construction as outlined by the Build Chair

Send cover letter and resume to our Executive Director. (admin@habitatnwt.ca)