AHIP employment


employment 2018-10-25T18:00:46+00:00

Employment opportunities

AHIP currently is hiring for the following position. AHIP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a 40-hour workweek, no weekends required, health and dental insurance, and 12 paid holidays off a year including your birthday.

Job Title: Crew Leader

Immediate Supervisor

Production Manager

Direct Reports

Carpenter helper

General Definition of Work

The Crew Leader is the lead carpenter and performs the daily work tasks with this crew. The Crew Leader directly supervises the carpentry staff. This is a full-time position.

Primary Responsibilities

      • Coordinates and performs construction activities:
        – develops a workable job plan based on work write-ups
        – prepares and orders a detailed materials list based on the job plan
        – prepares a detailed work schedule for each rehab/repair
        – ensures coordination between material pick-up and delivery and crews
        – monitors job progress on a daily basis to ensure quality and meet production goals
        – provides technical assistance and training to crew when necessary
        – ensures coordination between volunteers and crews
        – performs daily work tasks
      • Ensures all construction complies with budget and time frame set forth in scope of work and cost estimates; works with Production Manager to prepare change orders with cost of labor and material and photographs for submission to Program Manager
      • Works with Production Manager and Program Manager to ensure proper field staffing; conducts annual performance evaluations with crews and recommends pay raises to be approved by Program Manager; works with Program Manager to resolve personnel problems in the field as per AHIP’s personnel policies
      • Ensures that all employees are following AHIP’s safety policy on job sites and that all crew members attend monthly safety meetings
      • Works with Program Manager to ensure that all crews are equipped with necessary safety gear, tools, and construction equipment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Knowledge of local, state, and HUD building standards
      • Knowledge of and ability to perform complex construction activities
      • General knowledge of (or willing to learn) plumbing, electrical, and sanitary waste disposal systems
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
      • Willingness and ability to interact with AHIP’s clients and stakeholders and deliver exceptional and respectful customer service
      • Hold a valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to drive a manual transmission are required
      • Training in lead safe work practices will be provided

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and a minimum of three years of construction experience.

Physical Condition and Nature of Work Contacts

Work is approximately 95 percent on job sites and 5 percent in an office. Occasional travel to training/conference sites may be required. Lifting of equipment and materials up to 50 pounds is necessary. Regular personal contact with clients as well as with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies will be required. All contacts require tact, diplomacy, and discretionary judgment.

Contact the AHIP office with questions, 434.817.2447 x21 or email.

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AHIP replaced my hot water tank, so we can brush our teeth in the bathroom and not in the kitchen. The workers who came to my house were very nice, very polite, and got the job done. Thank you, AHIP, for all you do!” 

— Brenda in Schuyler