Construction project managers, oversee and are responsible for all aspects of a construction projects. A great construction project manager is skilled in both the technical skills required for the job and in leading and directing their team. Construction project manager responsibilities and how they manage the team are paramount to success.
Construction project managers oversee all aspects of the building process, working closely with engineers and architects to develop plans, establish timetables, and determine labour and material costs.
They are responsible for ensuring the project is completed on budget and within scope. They also hire and manage subcontractors and employees, gather permits, and ensure all aspects of the project are up to code. The main construction project manager responsibilities are overall project planning, distributing resources, time management, risk management, creating benchmarks, managing the budget, managing staff, and managing relationships with key stakeholders.