Construction managers are the conductors of construction projects. They coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects, including the building of all types of residential, commercial, and industrial structures, roads, bridges, and more.
What does this job involve?
Developing project schedules and budgets
Overseeing on-site construction activities
Leading and coordinating construction teams
Monitoring project costs and expenditures
Ensuring construction meets quality standards
Identifying and mitigating project risks with a keen focus on safety
Obtaining necessary permits and licenses
Maintaining client relations and updates
How do I get into this career?
At least five years of relevant onsite experience is required, usually as a qualified tradesperson, combined with a Diploma level qualification. Further study is also viewed as beneficial.