Sample Construction Manager Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX] has a long history of financial strength, award-winning building quality, and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. We’re seeking a construction manager with similar values, who can put his or her expertise to work on a variety of community building initiatives. This professional will be responsible for overseeing multiple projects at once, and serving as the representative at each worksite in dealings with subcontractors, suppliers, customers, and government inspectors. He or she will be expected to ensure compliance with all federal and state procedures, regulations, and codes, and present progress updates to appropriate management channels on a regular basis. With each project, this individual is counted on to drive the innovation we’re known for.

Objectives of this Role

  • Manage and oversee work sites for both new construction and remodel projects, coordinating site activities and assuring that all disciplines directly involved in the project are in phase with the project goals and objectives
  • Oversee and provide direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors when doing groundwork ensuring quality standards are met
  • Liaise between engineers, architects, and others working on the project
  • Prepare and manage estimates, budgets, timetables, and resources
  • Proactively identify, mitigate, and track recurring construction issues
  • Adhere to legal regulations, building and safety codes, and other requirements

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other specialists, and hire full-time and part-time subcontractors and laborers, and coordinate their schedules
  • Attend coordination and progress meetings; make regular trips to sites during construction including bid walks, preconstruction walks, in-progress site visits, punch walks, and construction closeout
  • Conduct and document quality assurance and safety inspections throughout the construction process, assuring working environment is maintained at acceptable levels, and tools and equipment are in good working condition
  • Maintain and update SOW and preconstruction documents, and monitor contract obligations with a goal of building relationships with reliable contractors and vendors
  • Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other project disruptions

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field
  • 3+ years experience in management of new construction and remodeling projects
  • Knowledge of construction methods and technologies, and ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts
  • Knowledge of building code requirements and scheduling methods
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality
  • Knowledge of jobsite safety practices required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluent or solid working knowledge of Spanish
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Associate Constructor (AC), and Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) designations
  • Working knowledge of green building practices
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