A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO HIRING A CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Construction Manager Job Description
We are looking for a reliable Construction Manager to plan construction projects and oversee their progress along the way in a timely and cost-effective manner. You will be responsible for budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the projects.
Construction Manager Responsibilities
Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
Meet contractual conditions of performance
Review the work progress on daily basis
Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses
Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
Construction Manager Requirements
Proven working experience in construction management
Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
Understanding of all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with construction management software packages
Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
Competent in conflict and crisis management
Leadership and human resources management skills
Excellent time and project management skills
BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field
How to Hire a Construction Manager
The interview process provides hiring managers and professionals the opportunity to assess the candidates for these high-achieving qualities. In addition, HR professionals can delve deep into topics related to the candidate’s education, experience, and skills.
Ask your Construction Manager candidates the following compelling interview questions to start the discussion:
What is construction Management?
What are some skills a CM must possess?
Tell us about yourself?
What is more important in this position, accuracy, or efficiency?
What documents do you expect to work within this role?
In the end, there are numerous Construction Manager interview questions you could ask. So don’t limit your questions to these five. Ask the candidate questions tailored to your specific business to see whether they could perform well in your company or whether or not they would be an excellent cultural fit.
Construction Manager Salary
The average salary for a Construction Manager is $97,780.
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