1323-Construction managers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Construction managers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Construction managers plan, direct and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
  • (b) coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • (c) negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • (d) preparing tenders and contract bids
  • (e) operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
  • (f) ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
  • (g) arranging submission of plans to local authorities
  • (h) building under contract, or subcontracting specialized building services
  • (i) arranging building inspections by relevant authorities
  • (j) establishing and managing budgets, controlling expenditure and ensuring the efficient use of resources
  • (k) overseeing the selection, training and performance of staff and subcontractors

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Construction project manager
- Project builder


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
Building construction supervisor - 3123
House builder - 7111

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