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Construction Technician

Inner City Christian Federation
Job Description

Job Title:                      Construction Technician
Department:            
    Real Estate Development and Management (REDM)
Reports To:             
    Construction Project Manager
FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt/Full-Time
 
 
SUMMARY
 The Construction Technician is a key member of the Real Estate Development and Management (REDM) department at ICCF. This position is responsible for implementing capital improvements and resolving code violations on ICCF’s “Community Homes Initiative”, a scattered-site rental portfolio consisting of single family and small multi family properties.
 
This role will report directly to ICCF’s Construction Project Manager with guidance and oversight by the Construction Project Supervisor.  This position requires outstanding verbal, digital and written communication skills as well as the ability to interpret technical details (plans, specifications, etc.) as required. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  •  Implements various construction goals as directed by Construction Project Supervisor.
  • Construction tasks may include (but is not limited to) rough carpentry, interior trim, window installation, siding, limited masonry repairs, flooring, hardware and accessories, paint and landscaping.

  • Assists in the development of construction punch lists.

  • Assists in the coordination of subcontractors, deliveries and inspections.

  • Ensures timely response to building construction concerns arising from regulatory agency inspections.

  • Reports all liability and community incidents to the corporate office immediately. Ensures that all workers’ compensations claims are reported and proper paperwork is completed.

  • Maintains a positive customer relations attitude.

  • Complies with all Federal and Local Fair Housing regulations and ordinances.

  • Complies with all lead safe construction practices.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Possible supervision of volunteers from local schools, businesses and churches.
Some coordination of trade contractors will be required.
 
QUALIFICATIONS 
 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED is required.
Minimum 3 years working in residential construction are necessary to succeed in this position.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Basic construction math ability required. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
 
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Michigan Driver's License and acceptable driving record is required.
A current Michigan residential builder license is preferred but not required.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to Celeste Vaught at hr@iccf.org.
ICCF is an EEO employer.

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