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You might hire a construction manager to:

  • Hire contractors, laborers, and other team members
  • Facilitate the scheduling of planning meetings and construction

  • Oversee the operation of a construction site to ensure safe working conditions

  • Coordinate communication between contractors and vendors to develop positive relationships and troubleshoot any project disruptions

  • Implement contract initiatives according to schedule and project regulations

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Three or more years of management experience in the construction field
Extensive knowledge of construction processes
Fluency in different languages
Strong time management, organizational, and leadership skills
Experience with training and onboarding new employees
Knowledge of building code requirements and safety protocol
Experience with budgeting and using budgetary software
Ability to manage multiple projects at once
Hands-on experience with construction work