Supervise construction projects from beginning to end, ensuring that projects are completed within time and budgetary constraints. Plan and coordinate all aspects of the construction process, including hiring contractors and working with engineers, architects and vendors. Determine the scheduling of different phases of a project based on established deadlines. Negotiate contracts with architects, vendors, contractors and other workers. Securing of building permits, licenses, delivery of materials and equipment. Confer with supervisors/other managers to monitor construction progress, including worker productivity and compliance with building and safety codes. Ensure that a project is completed according to schedule, managers must resolve problems that arise due to inclement weather, emergencies or other issues that may cause delays. An understanding of the construction business and the ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment are important for career success.
Assistant Project Manager works with the Project Manager to meet time and cost objectives. Oversees the daily management, coordination, supervision and successful completion of projects. Some responsibilities include: communicating with clients, communication with back office, preparation of written estimates for clients, visiting project sites to evaluate progress and to respond to customers’ concerns or questions, coordinating with suppliers and vendors, communicating with site superintendents about delays or other issues that must be communicated, creating digital O&M manuals. Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands is crucial. Excellent communication, accounting and organizational skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and project management software. An understanding of the construction business and the ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment are important for career success.
Primarily responsible for preparing cost estimates for residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Providing management oversight for all phases of the construction project. An estimator must rely on the use of construction plans and his own experience in the industry to prepare and analyze project budgets and spending. Cost estimators collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to complete a project.
Coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes maintaining the highest quality, supervising all trade and field personnel, while administering good construction safety practices with all on-site activities. Maintains the job site office and closes out projects. Superintendents are almost universally stationed on the construction site. An understanding of the construction business and the ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment are important for career success.
Must be diversified in many different aspects of construction from framing to finish. Some examples of this are, but not limited to, constructing, erecting, installing and repairing structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard, while conforming to local building codes. Applying coats of plaster to interior walls, ceilings and partitions of buildings, to produce finished surface per blueprints, architect's drawings, or oral instructions, using hand tools and portable power tools. Applying coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings and fixtures of buildings and other structures. Floor laying and tile setting.
Performs a variety of basic tasks involving physical labor on the job site with a focus on safety. May operate hand and power tools of all types, including air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment and a variety of other equipment and instruments. Cleans and prepares work sites, digs trenches, sets braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, among many other aspects of the construction job from framing to finish.