Construction managers plan and direct the operations of organizations engaged in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial construction.
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.
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