Assistant Superintendent

Salary: $31.25-$40.87 hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted September 13, 2023

Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talents to make a difference? Are you looking for an employer that understands the importance of having a work-life integration? Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley (HFHVV) is seeking a skilled construction professional to serve as Assistant Superintendent in support of its mission to partner with local families to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

As a member of the Construction team, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for overseeing the daily construction activities of the job site including leadership and oversight of all persons working on site, including 2-4 staff, AmeriCorps members, and/or high school apprentices. The Assistant Superintendent reports to the Director of Construction and is responsible for leading the jobsite and crew to ensure the job is completed safely, accurately and on time.

This is a bags-on, skill-oriented role for someone with a proven track record of working as a Foreman or in a similar leadership role in the construction industry. This is not a project management role.


*Completion of detailed and technical construction tasks, including complicated framing, conducting framing layouts, floor systems, truss assemblies, stair installation, roof sheathing, cabinet and countertop installation, doors, and trim carpentry.

*Providing oversight and guidance to Crew Leaders as they manage volunteers, including preparing for volunteer build days, volunteer orientation and training, task assignment and delegation of work, supervision of volunteers, development of team leader and partner family skills, and facilitating a positive, fun, and safe volunteer experience.

*Making rounds and addressing elevated questions. Monitoring work to ensure safe quality construction and productivity towards daily objectives. Providing feedback and instruction as needed.

*Verifying construction tasks for accuracy as compared to plans.

*Supervision and oversight of subcontractors.

*Oversight of safety programs and site maintenance.

*Coordinating all required inspections with Construction Director and Project Manager.

*Stepping into a direct volunteer leadership role when hosting large volunteer groups and in situations when needed to lead a specific task.

*Maintaining tool & equipment inventory and implementation of procedures for care and maintenance.

*Fostering an inclusive, engaging and positive culture at the job site.


*Advanced knowledge of all phases of residential construction and familiarity with green building practices.

*5+ years in leadership role in residential new construction and hands-on experience in residential framing

*Conversational Spanish speaking ability required.

*Ability to read and interpret construction documents such as architectural and engineering drawings, site plans, and technical specifications.

*Demonstrated coaching and/or leadership experience.

*Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

*Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook, MS Project and Bluebeam is desired.

*Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Physical Requirements: The Assistant Superintendent must be able to meet the heavy physical demands of working on a construction site, including but not limited to heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, climbing, and use of heavy machinery and power tools.

Working Conditions:  The Assistant Superintendent understands that the working conditions of the job site include natural hazards (weather conditions) as well as hazards typical for construction sites, the operation of vehicles, tools or equipment and intense physical labor.

Schedule: The Construction schedule is typically Tuesday through Saturday but may fluctuate on occasion when special volunteer groups are on site or other unique circumstances.

Compensation & Benefits 

The compensation range for this position is currently $31.25-$40.87 hourly. Initial compensation is determined based on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. Benefits offered include health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan with 6% employer match, up to 6 weeks of vacation, holiday, and sick time, paid medical leave and more. This position is located in Gypsum, Colorado. To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to 

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness

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