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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.
commercial construction manager, construction manager, construction superintendent, general contractor, housing construction manager, industrial construction manager, pipeline construction manager, project manager, construction, residential construction manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget
- Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates
- Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules
- Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
- Develop and implement quality control programs
- Represent company on matters such as business services and union contracts negotiation
- Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
- Direct the purchase of building materials and land acquisitions
- Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff.
Québec, Beauport, Charlesbourg, Donnacona, Saint-Raymond, Baie-Saint-Paul, Beaupré, Cap-Rouge, Château-Richer, Clermont, Donohue, Lac-Saint-Charles, La Malbaie--Pointe-au-Pic, L'Ancienne-Lorette, Loretteville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Saint-Émile, Val-Bélair, Le Moyne, Plage-Rhéaume, Sainte-Anne-Ouest, Sault-à-la-Puce
Outlook & Prospects for Construction Managers in Capitale-Nationale Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Capitale-Nationale region are expected to be good for this occupation
The renovation sector is expected to maintain its level of activity. Subcontracting may have a more positive impact on the number of openings for managers compared with other workers in the industry. Furthermore, unlike other employees in the industry who are more affected by seasonal slowdown periods, managers' jobs are generally more stable owing to their administrative duties, which extend beyond the life of the construction site. A diploma in civil engineering or construction business management is usually required. Several years' relevant experience in overseeing construction projects. Knowledge of computer systems (e.g., cost estimating, project management, etc.).
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jul 16 – Jul 20, 2012
- A "gift" of $30M for the sports complex in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures (available in French only)
Week of Jul 02 – Jul 06, 2012
- Provincial government announces funding for Coop Purdel to install two storage silos (available in French only)
Week of Jun 11 – Jun 15, 2012
- The launch of phase 1 of the Estimauville eco-neighbourhood in Québec City is set for spring 2013 (available in French only)
Week of May 28 – Jun 01, 2012
- Project Nodélo, an eco-neighborhood in Québec City, is taking shape (available in French only)
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