Construction Managers :

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.


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Indiana Average Salary $81,710.00
Average Time to Fill 45 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 5,468
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.44 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Integrity
Problem-solving
Decision-making
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Leadership
Organization
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Creativity
Professionalism
Teamwork

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage individual and organizational contracts
Manage organizational facilities
Manage industrial projects
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Manage site preservation plan
Manage building maintenance projects
Establish priorities for self or others
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Direct civil engineering projects
Lead engineering teams
Supervise construction related personnel or contractors
Delegate authority for engineering activities
Assign work to staff or employees
Direct construction activities
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate costs of design or construction materials
Estimate engineering project costs
Bid work projects
Estimate construction project costs
Estimate green project costs
Prepare cost estimates
Determine pump curves, size, and placement
Measure layout for construction projects
Measure work site or construction dimensions
Estimate construction, extraction, or mining project material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Estimate project labor requirements

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate business or management strategies
Evaluate new construction industry practices
Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities
Conduct progress and production reviews
Evaluate costs of completed projects
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time
Evaluate potential or existing project sites
Evaluate construction quality
Evaluate contract personnel performance
Evaluate employee performance
Evaluate site water usage or runoff

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Detonate blasting charges for construction or extraction work
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Commission building systems upon construction completion
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Follow construction, extraction, or mining related safety procedures and regulations
Implement company or staff policies
Implement air quality control measures
Determine project methods and procedures

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Identify internal or external resources to support project
Develop operational budgets
Determine supplier with best bid
Prepare operational budgets for green energy or other green operations
Order construction, extraction, or mining supplies, materials, and equipment
Manage material resources
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Staff Management
Renovation
Contract Preparation
Purchasing
Building Codes
Design and Construction
Sales



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