• Construction Navigator

    https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2860/File/LARCROConstructionNavigatorJobDescription.pdfGeneral Description:
    Provides construction guidance and information for both Clients participating in rebuild projects assisted by the Construction Committee and for Clients who are not receiving a full suite of assistance, but need guidance and information to manage their own recovery project. May include Construction Project Manager, Material Coordinator & Site Manager responsibilities if there is not a sufficient number of active construction client sites.
    Responsibilities:
    o Provide guidance, technical advice and expertise to disaster case managers as they assist fire affected families with the navigation of documents, permits, and other requirements within the re-build process.
    o Work with Project/Site Manager(s) on active construction projects, working on scheduling and confirming work is done in compliance with rules and regulations. o Advise clients at key milestones and decision-making points throughout the re-build process in coordination with disaster case manager. o Maintain open dialogue and foster relationships with City/County personnel responsible for permitting, zoning etc.
    o Cultivate effective relationships with partner agencies/organizations, inspectors, vendors, and the community. o Serve as advisor and technical expert to LTRG Allocation Table in relation costs, fees and re-build process.
    o Supervise and evaluate Cost Estimators, Building Project Managers and Building Site Managers
    o Other responsibilities, based on mutual agreement, as needs of cases involved in re-build progress evolve.
    o May have Project and Site Management responsibilities augmented if there are 20 or less active or projected construction projects.
    Qualifications:
    o Knowledge of permits/building process, with knowledge of CA, LA County and effected cities highly desirable;
    o Active General Contractors License - preferred
    o Working knowledge of local and International Building Code, local vendors
    o Experience estimating entire construction projects
    o Experience in problem-solving and decision making
    o Compassion, empathy and understanding of the devastation, displacement and loss of property experienced by families affected by wildfire
    o Effective communicate skills both in person and electronically
    o Ability to work with people of all ages, ethnic and religious backgrounds
    o Understanding and knowledge of overall rebuild after disaster (e.g. wildfires, flood, earthquake).
    Reports to:  
    Executive Director with additional reporting to Construction Committee Chair
    Employment Term:
    The Rebuild Navigator will be an employee working as part of the Construction Committee and reporting to the Executive Director of the LA Woolsey Fire Long Term Recovery Group.
    Compensation:
    The contract position compensation is an annual salary, range $75,000 to $95,000 based on experience and responsibilities, with benefits to include a 40 hour a work week. Salary may be increased up to $95,000 based on addition of construction project management and/or site management. Work will begin XX/XX/20 until XX/XX/2X. Estimated to be at a one-year commitment, to be reviewed every six months. 

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