Summary Construction Manager in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "construction manager" was moved from the group Construction managers (NOC 0711) to the group Construction managers (NOC 70010).
Find key facts and figures about working as a construction manager. The following information is applicable to all Construction managers (NOC 70010).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Construction managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a construction company or a construction department within a company, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by residential, commercial and industrial construction companies and by construction departments of companies outside the construction industry.
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This occupation involves management responsibilities.
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- Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates
- Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
- Hire and supervise activities of subcontractors
- Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress
- Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements
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