HYP – Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco

Construction Project Manager

Job Title
Construction Project Manager
Job ID
San Francisco,  CA 94111
Other Location



What We Do

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco believes in the power of homeownership to create generational impact. To this end, we build homes for first-time homeowners and sustain homeownership by helping vulnerable homeowners retain their home as an asset for generations to come.


Your Impact

The Construction Project Manager supports the construction of new housing developments, repairs to owner-occupied homes, and renovation of existing homes in Habitat’s portfolio. This position manages project buyout, budgets, schedules, and documentation across multiple projects. They coordinate construction projects across a diverse team of Habitat’s internal Development, Finance, and Construction staff, as well as consultants, vendors, subcontractors, volunteers and homeowners. The ideal candidate for this role understands residential housing development, can interpret construction drawings and create a detailed budget, has excellent organizational abilities, and builds strong relationships. This position reports to the VP of Construction.


Primary Responsibilities


• Review proposed design for new construction projects in predevelopment; evaluate compatibility with HGSF standards; develop preliminary project cost estimates and schedules
• Develop Scopes of Work and material take-offs, solicit labor and material bids from subcontractors and vendors, and provide final construction costs estimates
• Prepare and manage final project schedules in collaboration with Superintendents
• Manage materials procurement, strategically taking advantage of donated items
• Prepare, review, and manage subcontractor contracts, POs, change orders and monthly billings
• Manage the monthly construction draw process, acquiring payment approvals, updating construction budgets, and preparing the final construction draw
• Track and coordinate response to RFI’s and submittals
• Coordinate project sustainability requirements between Superintendents and consultants
• Schedule and facilitate regular project meetings, develop agenda, issue meeting minutes, prepare the 3-week look-ahead schedule
• Use Procore to track all project information, building out use of the software to meet org needs
• Prepare warranty and maintenance manuals and other related materials as needed for new homeowners and HOA’s.
• Work with city building departments to obtain approvals and pull permits as needed



• Provide internal and external reporting on construction projects to staff, funders and stakeholders
• Support and collaborate with colleagues to set strategy and improve processes and operations•
• Serve as liaison between field and office staff to support smooth communications, operations and understanding
• Take on other projects as assigned



• Minimum 3 years’ experience as a construction project manager or similar position
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Project; experience with Procore a plus
• In-depth knowledge of residential construction and ability to read and interpret plans
• Experienced at developing and managing detailed project budgets
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Self-directed and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with limited supervision
• Effective prioritization and organizational skills; strong attention to detail
• Ability to build great relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and team members
• Background or interest in affordable housing and community development issues is a plus
• Must be able to pass background check (In accordance with state and county law: convictions do not necessarily rule out employment, it depends on the nature and severity of the conviction and is evaluated on a case by case basis, check is conducted on last 7 years only.)


Work Environment

This role works both in a professional office setting and on construction sites. Work on site is outdoors with conditions that occasionally include inclement weather, heat and humidity. Noise level will be loud at times. Work on heights required. Ability to get to jobsites in our service region is required.


Physical Demands

This role is largely sedentary; however construction site visits require the following: Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Movement and use of limbs. This position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina, and the ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds, go up and down stairs, ladders. Must be able to frequently communicate in English (verbal), including hazard communication. Must be able to recognize and respond to potential hazards based on both visual and auditory warnings systems at all times.



Compensation for this role is competitive, DOE. This full-time position offers health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Flex Savings Account (FSA), 403b retirement account, commuter benefits, 20 paid vacation days, 3 sick days (24 hours front-loaded and up to 72 hours accrued per year), and 13 paid holidays.

EEO: Habitat Greater San Francisco is an equal opportunity employer. Habitat Greater San Francisco strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Habitat GSF receives federal funds through Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) and is required by federal law, to the greatest extent possible, to provide job training and employment opportunities to Section 3 residents. *Section 3 residents are defined as public housing residents or low-income persons who live in metropolitan area or non-metropolitan counties where HUD-assisted projects are located

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