Austin Habitat for Humanity Shop Carpenter in Austin, Texas
Austin Habitat for Humanity is the forward-thinking Affordable Homeownership provider in the Austin area. Through faith in action, we engage the community in building homes, community, and hope. Collaborate with our volunteers and clients to help create a meaningful experience on our build sites and in our ReStores. Join our service-oriented team to help build a better Austin.
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Austin Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
OUR CORE VALUES
Company Paid Benefits:
Medical, Vision, Dental, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability - EE only paid 100%
10 vacation days per year
10 sick days per year
8 holidays per year
7 days personal time off
20% ReStore Discount
JOB SUMMARY Austin Habitat for Humanity is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of committed professionals to help take a successful, 30+ year old, organization to new heights. The Shop Carpenter with be a critical member of the team that supports and executes the production of building components for new construction homes. The successful candidate will have a passion to share Habitat’s work by helping build, renovate and repair homes in partnership with families and the community toward a goal of eliminating substandard housing.
Acts as a role model within and outside the Agency
Maintains a positive and respectful attitude
Works in collaboration with supervisor to determine and carry out departmental oversight and organizational strategic goals
Demonstrates self-motivation, flexibility and efficient time management
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Assist in building components for new homes that include wall panelization, structural components, pre-fabricating sheds, and pre-cut interior trim packages.
Prepare construction material, tools and accessories for weekly construction activity
Assist with vehicle and tool maintenance and general construction warehouse maintenance
Assist with inventory and material management
Lead and work with volunteers to compete construction tasks in warehouse
Receive and pick up material
Responsible for facility cleanliness
Ensure a positive, efficient and welcoming atmosphere in construction warehouse
Participate in meetings, classes and events as assigned
Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse populations.
General understanding of building trades.
High work ethic and willing to work until job is done.
Reliable transportation to job sites in various locations throughout Austin Habitat for Humanity service area, a valid Texas Drivers License and current automotive liability insurance
Hands on, flexible and detailed oriented
Strong organizational and time management skills
Two years direct construction experience
MS Word, Excel computer skills
Two years of residential framing experience
ProCore and Smartsheet experience
High level of interpersonal, written and verbal skills
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics 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 exposed to prevailing weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to excessive.
Austin Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other employment practices.
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