Construction Rehab Specialist

Job Description

Self-Help Enterprises (SHE) is a dynamic nonprofit housing and community development organization dedicated to improving the living conditions of low income residents of the San Joaquin Valley.

SHE is looking for a Rehab Specialist for our Visalia office. This position allows you to use your knowledge to coordinate housing rehabilitation activities while working in a rewarding career that improves the living conditions of low-income residents in the San Joaquin Valley.

As a Rehab Specialist, you will coordinate the construction and oversee the work of contractors on major construction projects designed to bring substandard, deteriorated housing in compliance with current building codes and standards, addressing concerns such as structural safety, foundation renovation, plumbing, and electrical wiring.

This position requires extensive construction experience and familiarity with codes, inspections, work write-ups, cost estimating and construction monitoring. Must have good negotiation skills, be able to oversee numerous jobs concurrently and possess skills in all areas of general construction. Contractor’s license desirable. Travel within the service area required.

Responsibilities:
• Coordination, cost control, and production deadlines of projects
• Conducting detailed housing inspections to determine safety, structural soundness, and livability
• Assessing feasibility of rehabilitation and/or reconstruction of dwelling
• Redesigning floor plan for better utilization of space and/or handicap access, as needed
• Developing accurate cost and time estimates for proposed work
• Developing work write-ups and plans needed to obtain bids
• Conducting bid tours with contractors
• Inspecting work for compliance with contract, specifications, and plans
• Monitoring contractor’s license and insurance to ensure good standing
• Project management/reporting
• Performs other duties as required by supervisor

Must Haves Skills:
• Project management experience
• The ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
• Functional knowledge of computers and office equipment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Type: Full-time

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About
Self-Help Enterprises

Self-Help Enterprises is a nationally recognized community development organization whose mission is to work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities. In the last 50+ years, Self-Help Enterprises’ efforts have touched the lives of over 50,000 families.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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