Joshua Project Construction Manager – April, 2019

Title: Joshua Project Construction Manager

Hours:  Flexible schedule, 40 hours a week

Pay: $22.00 per hour

Definition of Position:

The Construction Manager coordinates all aspects of FRM’s Joshua Project’s construction and building activities.  This position is responsible to coordinate and oversee teams of volunteers on the construction site as a servant-leader, teaching and mentoring volunteers in construction activities, training, site safety, and coordination of home construction at the build site from start to completion.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in most aspects of home construction

  • Have a minimum High School Diploma

  • Have a reliable vehicle and current drivers’ license (to travel to and from the work site)

  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing the basic job activities and responsibilities

  • Experience with SIP Panels a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills

  • Be organized and a good planner; able to use Google Calendar or similar applications

  • Be able to lead and coordinate people and activities well and possess strong teaching and mentoring skills in most aspects of home construction trade activities

  • Experience with project budgeting and scheduling

Job Duties:

  • Be on the work-site on scheduled work days (typically Tuesday through Saturday)

  • Act as the primary conduit for communication between FRM Executive Director and key volunteers

  • Supervise construction volunteers in a manner that reflects our Christian ministry and encourages future participation, with an emphasis on safety, quality fellowship and mission.   Plan volunteer needs to be sure that all volunteers have meaningful tasks.

  • Ensure supplies and materials are available on-site as needed to support the build schedule

  • Train and mentor volunteer in construction techniques

  • Provide written daily reports on work accomplished, work to be performed and supplies/materials/volunteers needed to FRM Executive Director

  • Ensure permits and inspections are completed as needed to support the schedule

  • Organize and lead safety meetings for volunteers and perform follow-up reviews on any construction site accidents/injuries to prevent recurrence

  • Maintain a professional and courteous relationships with volunteers, staff, and community partners

Immediate Supervisor:  Executive Director


To Apply:  

FRM is a nonprofit, Christian organization that serves homeless and poor men, women, and children of interior Alaska. Qualified applicants may email their application, resume, and cover letter to Administration (please enter the "position title" you are applying for in the subject line) at You may also fax those items to FAX (907) 451-7058, or mail to:

Fairbanks Rescue Mission

Attn: Administration

723 27th Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Our office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.