Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) is looking to expand our team! MHDC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse environment.

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

We actively seek applicants who bring diverse viewpoints, experience, talents, and culture to promote our organization’s mission of providing decent, safe, and affordable housing solutions for people of modest means.

Open Positions

Part-Time Construction Supervisor

Construction Supervisor

Location:  Milford, Delaware
Classification:  Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Immediate Supervisor:  Project Superintendent

Description:

Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) is a value-driven, nonprofit, affordable housing developer and program provider, offering a full-continuum of housing-related services, meeting the needs of the community for over 40 years.  The agency is known for an open minded approach, commitment to quality, and its caring passion for clients and staff alike. While this job description describes the typical duties and responsibilities of the position, there will be times when this position will be called on to do other and/or additional tasks for the organization in order to carry out MHDC’s mission.

The Construction Supervisor will be responsible for the onsite construction supervision of the self-help housing program homes.  In addition, the Construction Supervisor will provide construction and safety training to the self-help housing program participants.  This position will assist the Construction Coordinator in ordering and receiving materials and supplies, receive inventories of building material, and keep track of and organize construction tool inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out the daily operations of the construction of the self-Help housing program homes as outlined by the Project Superintendent. 
  • Assist with the training and supervision of the Self-Help Housing Program participants with the construction of their homes using the Mutual Self-Help construction method.  .
  • Assist the Project Superintendent with organizing work crews of families for maximum efficiency of manpower and materials.
  • Teach tool safety and use in addition to maintaining safe working conditions.
  • Assist the Project Superintendent with maintenance of records of hours worked by participants. 
  • Provide other construction and maintenance duties that may be necessary for MHDC.
  • Keep all aspects of construction in compliance with applicable regulations, standards, and codes.
  • Assist the Project Superintendent with building inspections carried out by the USDA Rural Development and local building inspectors.
  • Assist the Project Superintendent with weekly ordering and subcontractor scheduling.
  • Maintain record of work schedules and reports.

General:

  • Position may require use of personal vehicle for MHDC travel; employee must maintain a valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance.  MHDC will reimburse personal vehicle mileage with appropriate documentation, not to exceed federal government rates.
  • Abide by and comply with MHDC's Personnel Manual.
  • Prepare reports and submit to supervisor in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.
  • Maintain professional quality oral communication.
  • Work individually with diligence to accomplish established work plan and objectives.

Physical Requirements:

  • Required to lift 30-50 lbs, frequently
  • Perform over head lifting, occasionally 
  • Required to climb a ladder, frequently
  • Required to kneel, bend, squat, and crawl in confined and unclean spaces, occasionally
  • Perform repetitive arm, wrist, and hand movement, continuously

General Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with satisfactory completion of building trade courses.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of building trades knowledge.
  • Ability to teach building skills to unskilled workers.
  • Ability to operate various kinds of construction equipment.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good mathematics, budget, and economic skills.
  • Empathy and understanding for low-income people and the difficulty attaining decent, affordable housing.  

Note:  Direct deposit of pay is a condition of employment.  Failure to agree to participate in direct deposit will result in the withdrawal of employment.

Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator

Location: Milford, Delaware
Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Immediate Supervisor: Project Superintendent

Description:

Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) is a value-driven, nonprofit, affordable housing developer and program provider, offering a full-continuum of housing-related services, meeting the needs of the community for over 40 years. The agency is known for an open minded approach, commitment to quality, and its caring passion for clients and staff alike. While this job description describes the typical duties and responsibilities of the position, there will be times when this position will be called on to do other and/or additional tasks for the organization in order to carry out MHDC’s mission.

The Equipment Operator operates a variety of contractor equipment and trucks utilized in construction, maintenance and repair activities, perform a variety site construction related tasks. Assist the site team with site development activities including earthwork, grading, driveways, landscaping, and other related tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out the daily operations of the heavy equipment usage on MHDC commercial & residential projects.
  • Assist with organizing work crews and materials for MHDC site development activities for the effective use of manpower and materials. .
  • Provide routine maintenance to all heavy equipment and provide maintenance reports to supervisor.
  • Maintain safe working conditions with regards to equipment use, etc.C.
  • Provide equipment support to MHDC residential construction sites, (i.e. cut in driveways, backfilling, grading, and footing, etc.).
  • Attend monthly progress meetings and assist with construction schedules and inspections.
  • Mobilize heavy equipment to and from MHDC jobsites.
  • Ability to read grades, plans, and set up transits, levels, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability in installation of sewer and water lines.

General:

  • Maintain a valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance for personal vehicle used for MHDC travel.
  • Comply with MHDC's personnel policies outlined in the Personnel Manual.
  • Communicate in a professional manner in all writted and oral interactions.
  • Work individually with diligence to accomplish established work plan and objectives.
  • Maintain company tools and vehicles and keep them in good working order.

Physical Requirements:

  • Required to lift 30-50 lbs, frequently
  • Perform over head lifting, occasionally
  • Required to climb a ladder up to 32 feet, continuously
  • Required to kneel, bend, squat, and crawl in confined and unclean spaces, frequently
  • Perform repetitive arm, wrist, and hand movement, continuously

General Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with satisfactory completion of building trade courses.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of heavy equipment usage and knowledge.
  • Ability to obtain a CDL license within 6 months of employment.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours as required.
  • Good mathematics skills.
  • Empathy and understanding for low-income people and the difficulty attaining decent, affordable housing.

Note: Direct deposit of pay is a condition of employment. Failure to agree to participate in direct deposit will result in the withdrawal of employment.



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