Construction managers coordinate, manage and check a lot of different projects, these projects include all types of residential, industrial, commercial, and roads, bridges, power plants, schools and hospital structures. They oversee specialized contractors and other personnel.
Basic Job Description:
Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.
Construction Manager Responsibilities:
Overseeing all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
Overseeing and directing construction projects from start to end
Reviewing the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs of projects.
Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
Meet contractual conditions of performance
Review the work progress on daily basis
Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses
Proven working experience in construction management field
Advanced and strong knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
Top level knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
Understanding of all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with all construction management software packages
Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
Competent in conflict and crisis management
Leadership and human resources management skills
Excellent time and project management skills
BS Degree in construction architecture, management, engineering or related field
Construction Manager Salary:
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction: $85,130
Construction of Buildings: 81,830
Specialty trade contractors: 79,470
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