Construction Manager

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

Description:

Construction Managers co-ordinate the planning, supervision and direct operation on a construction project from inception to completion. They aim to meet the client’s requirement and to make sure that the project is completed safely, on time and within budget.

Facts:

  • They work approximately 40 hours
  • Most time is usually spent between the project sites and meeting clients and contractors.

Personal Qualities:

  • A creative and problem solver
  • Ability to organise and plan
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.

A Typical Day:

  • Preparing the site by employing competent staff
  • Monitoring progress and costs of projects
  • Discussing plans with Architects and Surveyors
  • Updating regularly to the client

Entry Requirements:

  • Relevant foundation degree, BTEC HNC/HND or degree
  • For University courses, entry requirements vary per University, It is advised to contact University or College of your choice
  • Alternatively you can be Construction Manager through experience in the Building Industry.

Source: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk and http://careerplanning.about.com

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