Preconstruction Manager

The Preconstruction Manager will join a professional, talented and compassionate team working to preserve safe, healthy homes for low-income Triangle homeowners.  A successful applicant will work directly with RTT’s professional staff, community partners, investors and volunteers to identify and evaluate homeowners in need of repair and modification services. The Manager will provide comprehensive assessment of the repair interventions needed by each qualified applicant, and will work collaboratively with RTT’s staff and other service provider partners in the community to design a plan for each applicant selected for service. The Manager will be responsible for supervising RTT’s home selection process and will work proactively with RTT’s partners to provide excellent, comprehensive repair, modification and energy efficiency services to families across RTT’s central NC service area.

The Preconstruction Manager can expect to serve in a fast-paced and rewarding environment, where personal and professional growth is prioritized. This position reports to the Program Director.

Essential Job Duties

  • Supervise an efficient homeowner application process, in conjunction with our partner agencies.

  • Coordinate client services, including:

    1. Oversee the eligibility verification process

    2. Ensure client and project documents are managed effectively

    3. Conduct home evaluations designed to understand both the condition of the home and the distinct needs of the occupants. This assessment should be inclusive of issues related to accessibility, building code compliance, habitability, and natural resource efficiency.

    4. Prepare comprehensive work scopes, with specifications and budget cost estimates for RTT’s construction team and service provider partners.

    5. Provide quality control and verification of work completed as part of the turnover process.

  • Plan and manage over 100 repair/construction projects per year, anticipating needs, creating schedules, placing orders, monitoring progress and documentation, and closing out each project formally, ensuring all protocols for follow-up are in place.

  • Represent RTT in various regional home repair consortiums focused on improving client services. Collaborate to operate a shared waiting list and service log. Develop a strategy and work plans for each home selected for service.

  • Preconstruction Manager may be required to support RTT rebuild events, participate in fund development and communication activities, and complete other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Experience, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least five (5) years of experience in home repair, residential homebuilding, architecture, structural engineering, home inspection or a related field. 

  • Experience with Salesforce, Google Apps, and Microsoft Office Suite desirable. 

  • Demonstrated excellence in client and or customer service

  • Experience working directly with vulnerable populations; including seniors, people living with disabilities, immigrants, and people of color 

  • Ability to effectively and professionally represent the organization in the community and with individual clients

  • Demonstrated experience negotiating and practicing effective conflict resolution  

  • Ability to complete tasks independently

  • Desire to work in a team environment that is dependent on clear communication, supportive behavior, and respect for the skills, talents and role of each individual

  • Ability to prioritize critical tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, digest information quickly, and meet essential deadlines

  • Ability to analyze information and apply creative solutions to complex challenges

Additional Skills and Experience Desired

  • Experience with home rehabilitation, specification, and scope development software 

  • Ability to speak Spanish fluently

Other Requirements

The Preconstruction Manager must be able to sit and stand for long periods, and must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry 50 lbs. The Manager must also have dexterity to safely and effectively inspect homes comprehensively, including attics, crawlspaces, basements and other confined spaces.


The applicant must have a valid Driver’s License, have a driving record acceptable to RTT’s insurance company, and have reliable transportation. Frequent travel throughout RTT’s central North Carolina service area is expected. Overnight travel may be required infrequently for meetings and conferences.

Compensations and Benefits

This is a full-time (40 hrs/wk), exempt position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience; starting salary range for this position will be between $40,000 and $45,000. RTT provides employer-sponsored health, dental and vision insurance to all full-time employees. RTT will endeavor to provide a vehicle for work related travel; however, if a vehicle is unavailable, mileage driven with a personal vehicle will be reimbursed at the IRS-published rate.


Please send resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to Rebuilding Together of the Triangle 200 Trans Air Drive Suite 200 Morrisville, NC 27560, or email to: with ‘Preconstruction Manager Position’ in the subject line.