Construction Manager in United States

at a Confidential Company

Construction / Real Estate
Executive / Top Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Construction Manager Job Description

*Construction managers are responsible for running all or part of a construction site.

*This area of work is also known as site or building management.

*They are basically responsible for running and managing a construction site - or a large part of it.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Preparing the site and liaising with other construction professionals such as architects, engineers, buyers, estimators and surveyors before construction work start.

*Developing the programme of work and strategy for making the project happen.

*Planning ahead to prevent problems on site before they occur, for example, planning the delivery and storage of equipment and materials.

*Making safety inspections of the site when work is under way and ensuring regulations relating to health safety and the environment are adhered to.

*Overseeing the running of several projects.

*Using construction management software packages to plan smooth work flows.

*Communicating with a range of people including the client, subcontractors, suppliers, the public and the workforce.

Skills and Specifications

*Would-be construction managers need to be forward planners, with exceptional people skills and the ability to present ideas and negotiate.

*Good problem solving skills are essential.

*Information technology is increasingly important for managers working on site and in the office, so building up skills in this area is vital.
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