Construction Lead

Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area   Jackson, WY   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on March 15, 2023

Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area, located in Jackson, has an immediate opening for a construction lead.

Working in coordination with the Construction Manager the Construction Lead has responsibility for day-to-day construction activities on Teton Habitat's affordable housing projects. We are currently constructing 18 townhomes phased over the next three and a half years

This position includes a competitive hourly wage, full health benefits including vision and dental, generous time off, a retirement plan, and bonus structure.  Housing is available.

Primary responsibilities of this position are:        

  • Overall participation in current and pending construction activities,
  • Preparation/coordination to receive volunteers on-site
  • Preparation/coordination to receive sub-contractors on-site
  • Lead Habitat construction volunteers through tasks as necessary on specific volunteer days.
  • Follow safety measures in accordance with industry-recognized best practices
  • Adhere to construction timelines to ensure  successful completion of projects on schedule.

Other duties include:

  • Assist in monitoring site compliance with approved safety protocols
  • Maintain site organization and orderliness
  • Prepare for each work day with appropriately sized crews, tools and materials
  • Participation in regular staff and construction committee meetings
  • Maintain construction standards in accordance with industry-approved protocols
  • Maintain current Competent Person safety qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have:

Two years of construction experience; a clear understanding of the mission of Habitat for Humanity; a demonstrated ability to understand and perform a variety of construction-related tasks; an interest and willingness to instruct volunteers in relevant aspects of the construction trade; an ability to adapt, problem-solve and trouble-shoot.

Housing – Teton Habitat maintains a home with rooms available for rent well below local market rates. 

To apply, please email

Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area (Teton Habitat) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We help low income families find opportunity and stability and to improve their futures. Habitat helps build stronger families and neighborhoods through homeowner education and by partnering with donors and volunteers to construct truly affordable homes. Homes are sold at no profit to qualified partner families with an interest free loan. Homeowners are required to contribute 500 hours of “sweat equity,” save toward home closing costs and take a series of homeowner education classes.

Teton Habitat also runs the ReStore, which sells donated building supplies, home furnishing and appliances to help fund Habitat’s mission.