Construction Managers


Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.
Construction Managers
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  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
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Strong growth
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
  • coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals and other professionals, and Technical and Trades Workers
  • negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • preparing tenders and contract bids
  • operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
  • ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
  • arranging submission of plans to local authorities
  • building under contract, or subcontracting specialised building services
  • overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractors' work
  • arranging building inspections by local authorities

Job Titles

  • Construction Project Manager
  • Project Builder

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Management)
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

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