Samaritan's Purse mobilizes staff and equipment and enlists thousands of volunteers to provide emergency aid to victims of tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters in the United States. We often stay behind after our initial response to rebuild or restore houses for needy families. The Construction Worker will be a skilled builder and should be knowledgeable in all aspects of construction.
- Work jointly with the Project Superintendent, Construction Foremen and the Logistics Coordinator to construct and/or repair homes in the affected area.
- Willing to lead and work with volunteers, work with other construction workers on-site and hired subcontractors when needed.
- Ensure quality of each project is maintained to the highest possible standard.
- Provide safety training and general project training for team members at the job site and assure all work is done with safe manner.
- Maintain security of all materials and equipment at job sites.
- Ensure quality and adherence of Samaritan’s Purse policies from hired subcontractors.
- Inspect all jobs, ensuring all work is in accordance with federal, state and local laws and codes.
- Communicate and minister to Project Superintendent, homeowners and partners, keeping them informed of the team's work and projected needs.
- Complete and submit reports for any injuries occurring at the job sites.
Directly supervise 5-10 volunteers on an as needed basis. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training volunteers; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems and assuring quality control of the construction project which they are assigned.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, as well as able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Must be familiar with all aspects of residential home construction, from layout and foundation work to final inspection.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND SKILLS
- All construction courses and training and or on the job training will be reviewed, i.e. electrical, plumbing, roofing, framing and finish carpentry.
- A class A Commercial Driver’s License is helpful, but not required. Ability to obtain a drivers medical card is required.
Job Location: Lake Charles, LA
- Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Long term and short term disability insurance
- Term Life insurance
- 401(k) retirement savings plan
- Paid holidays, vacation, and sick/personal time