Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
- About 61 percent of construction managers are self-employed.
- Jobseekers who combine construction work experience with a bachelor's degree in a construction-related field should enjoy the best prospects.
- Certification, although not required, is increasingly important for construction managers.
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