Construction Project Manager

Oversee the planning, budget, and timely execution of deliverables of construction projects.
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What's it like to be a Construction Project Manager?

A Construction Project Manager works closely with Architects and Engineers throughout a project to plan, determine costs, and establish work timelines. They typically work odd hours to supervise activities at a job site and attend to other matters such as preparing cost estimates and meeting with suppliers or stakeholders. 

Construction Project Manager

Tasks and duties

  • Overseeing construction projects from conceptualization to completion.
  • Preparing cost estimates.
  • Setting timelines.
  • Reviewing progress on deliverables.
  • Liaising with architects, engineers, and other vendors.
  • Preparing reports for stakeholders.
  • Delegating tasks to workers and evaluating their performance.

How to become a Construction Project Manager

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To become a Construction Project Manager, you usually need a bachelor degree in civil or structural engineering, construction management, or a similar field. 

  1. Graduate with a bachelor degree in civil or structural engineering, construction management, or an equivalent course. A postgraduate diploma may be an advantage.

  2. Attain three to eight years of experience in construction project management.

  3. Become proficient in CONQUAS (Construction Quality Assessment System), QLASSIC (Quality Assessment System in Construction), and GBI (Green Building Index) systems.

  4. After gaining experience as a Construction Project Manager, consider progressing to a role such as Field Engineer, Sustainability Consultant, Site Engineer, General Contractor, or Director of Project Management.

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Latest review from 1 Construction Project Manager surveyed on JobStreet.

Nov 2022
building dreams and future for the nation
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
10+ years
Organisation size
10+ years
The good things
Ability to manage, coordinate and full fill every specification of construction work until completion within stipulated period.
The challenges
Overcome engineering issue and contractual default and minimizing cost
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