Construction Manager

Job description


The Construction Manager must be able to plan and supervise a wide range of construction projects from start to finish. You will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner. One must be well-versed in all construction methodologies, procedures and able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results.

Key Responsibilities

  • During pre-construction phase, attend all design meetings, evaluate the materials and products being proposed for construct-ability and feasibility
  • Oversee the preparation of estimates for the conceptual, schematics, and design development stages
  • Schedule the project in logical stages and budget time required to meet deadlines
  • Initiate and coordinate the design team efforts in the value engineering processes
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Collaborate with engineers and architects to determine the specifications for the project
  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
  • Inspect and review project to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress and cost tracking
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate constructions and methods
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Evaluate construction means and methods to determine cost-effectiveness of plans
  • Comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes
  • Lead the site team’s performance and be a role model in areas of safety, quality, cost and schedule adherence
  • Support and contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to team members


Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Project Management, Engineering, Building Science or a relevant field
  • Over 10 years project management experience within construction
  • PMP or equivalent certification would be an asset
  • Proven ability to deliver large-scale and multi projects on schedule as per plan
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
  • Must have the ability to lead and motivate teams and keep them focused on the job
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Computer literate, including the use of scheduling software, database and spreadsheet applications 
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software
  • Design: knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans and drawings
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities