Construction managers plan and direct the operations of organizations engaged in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial construction.
Duties May Include
Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates;
Prepare schedules and milestones for projects, monitor progress and issue progress reports to clients;
Prepare contracts and negotiate changes with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors;
Develop and implement quality control programs;
Represent their companies on matters such as business services and union contract negotiations;
Direct the purchase of building materials and land acquisitions; and
Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and staff.
Examples of Titles
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.