Construction Managers ·  Plan, direct, or coordinate, 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, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

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Occupational Tasks ·  Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
· Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
· Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
· Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.
· Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
· Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer.
· Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
· Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.
· Direct and supervise workers.
· Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
· Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting or plumbing.
· Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects.
· Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
· Develop and implement quality control programs.
· Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
· Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.

Educational Requirements: ·  Bachelor's degree

Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 84%
·  Critical Thinking 77%
·  Coordination 75%
·  Instructing 74%
·  Mathematics 73%
·  Active Listening 72%
·  Writing 67%
·  Judgment and Decision Making 66%
·  Active Learning 65%
·  Negotiation 63%