Construction Project Manager

Paid Position

Employment Dates: May 19 – Aug 8, 2023


Position Description:

You are responsible for managing all building projects that take place in the community. This position provides the best hands-on management experience, as you will immediately see the outcome of your efforts. You will oversee the administrative and technical aspects of each project, including: estimating, material purchasing & procurement, scheduling, budgeting. Using your existing experiences, research and self-education, you will lead and equip Construction Site Supervisors and other team members as they guide volunteers through the building process. You will work closely with a Next Step Senior Project Manager and local staff on the construction process. Forget an office internship; you will be overseeing energetic, professional construction worksite experiences for volunteers that greatly benefit the community, all while developing your individual skills.  


Pre-Summer Responsibilities:

  • Mandatory Construction Project Manager Training - Madison, WI: May 19-21
  • Mandatory Pre-Summer Development: An online training series focused on technical skills and leadership training in order to prepare you for a summer with Next Step


Summer Responsibilities:

  • Lead and equip construction team with excellence
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the Senior Project Manager
  • Learn how to execute construction tasks through NSM provided resources and research
  • Create & utilize estimates and bill of material lists to accurately order and purchase materials
  • Maintain project budgets with integrity
  • Empower non-construction staff to lead a worksite
  • Update each project’s Procore file, including: emails, pictures, RFI’s, inspections, punch lists 
  • Utilize and place skilled volunteers among crews and projects
  • Lead and participate alongside youth volunteers in building processes 
  • Implement Next Step Safety Standards
  • Preserve the quality of Next Step power tools, equipment, vehicles
  • Participate in daily devotionals and evening programming
  • Contribute as a team player in all aspects of mission trip facilitation



  • Must be a believer in Jesus Christ and hold to Next Step's Statement of Faith
  • Obtaining a BS in Construction Management or related field preferred but not required
  • Field experience required
  • Previous experience in a leadership position 
  • Experience in managing a work site preferred but not required
  • Experience in missions preferred but not required
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Must be fluent in Spanish (Guatemala location only)
Next Step Ministries