What is a Construction Manager?
Construction Managers are responsible for the management and delivery of a construction site. They can also be known as a Site Manager, Contracts Manager or Building Manager depending on how a business is structured.
Construction Managers are normally involved from the project’s initial conception through to the completion ensuring that the work is carried out to the client’s brief. On occasions a Construction Manager can be responsible for more than one project at a time but this again depends on the employer.
Due to most industries relying on Construction Managers to oversee the successful completion of a project, Construction Managers are in high demand across the UK construction industry.
What are the typical daily duties for a Construction Manager?
From employer to employer the job description of an Construction Manager can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Discussing plans with Surveyors and Architects before construction begins
Monitoring progress and costs across one or more projects
Regular reporting back to the client on progress of the project
Attending project meeting with fellow professionals and clients
Ensuring quality standards are met• Regular health and safety checks to ensure site safety
Ensuring building work adheres to industry regulations
Resolving problems that may occur throughout the project
Regular communication with subcontractors, suppliers and workforce
Construction Managers typically work around 40 hours a week, but will sometimes have to work longer hours during the busiest periods of a project or meeting a project deadline, which can often be demanding. Some of this time could be travelling from site to site depending on if you are managing a number of projects at a time.
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