Construction Manager Job Description

As the Construction Manager you must be responsible for creating and maintaining all site budgets and schedule all construction from start to finish. You must have a comprehensive understanding of the industry with a proven record of successfully managing other projects.

Construction Manager

Job Brief

We are looking for a Construction Manager.  The Construction Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing construction to ensure cost, schedule and quality standards are met. The Construction Manager will have a comprehensive understanding of the construction industry and be able to assume a key leadership position within the company by directing all construction activities in an independent manner.


  • Responsible for quoting, creating, and maintaining all site budgets and accurate forecasting of future costs
  • Develop personnel and subcontractor resource plans to meet project requirements
  • Provide direction to the pre-planning and execution of project plans
  • Inspect and ensure work is in compliance with legal requirements and building codes
  • Plan and schedule all construction activities from start to finish
  • Keep daily schedules current and maintain a timely flow of paperwork
  • Conduct pre-construction meeting and final presentation
  • Oversee the construction using inspection forms, plans and procedures
  • Maintain records of all change orders, purchase orders and inspections
  • Approve all invoices upon satisfactory completion of the job and approve all deliveries for quantity and condition
  • Manage the bidding, buyout, and subcontract negotiations as General Contractor for all aspects of the work.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proven record of successfully managing construction projects to ensure on-time, on-budget results
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures of construction and building codes
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Familiar with cost accounting, budgeting, and contract implementation
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of construction contracts, and contract documentation
  • Knowledge of construction laws and regulatory environment
  • Thorough understanding of industry safety procedures and protocol
  • Advanced skills working with spreadsheets and be able to conduct construction budget analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Construction Management, Engineering, Architectural, or related degree preferred

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