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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.
Outlook & Prospects for Construction Managers in Lanaudière 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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lanaudière Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2013-01-08|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Lanaudière region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
The majority of job opportunities will result from slightly higher-than-average job creation, and, to a lesser degree, employee retirements. Openings will be filled mainly by experienced internal and/or external workers. There are also a much higher than average number of self employed workers in this occupation. The level of employment is directly related to demographic growth and private and public investments in the region. Employment in this industry has been rising over the past three years and, given the favourable outlook, a slight increase in employment for this occupation is expected during the forecast period. The number of workers in this occupation should increase slightly during the 2012-2014 forecast period.
Most workers in this occupational group work in the construction and manufacturing industries.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 11 - Nov 15, 2013
- The city of Repentigny will be investing $2.4M in 2014 for the construction of 6 clay tennis courts and a clubhouse at Maurice Richard park in the city's east end (available in French only)
- A new residential condominium development is being built in Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. The completed project will include 11 buildings of 4 condominiums each, which represents a $13M investment. (available in French only)
- Commission scolaire des Samares announced the construction of a new multi-sport complex in Joliette in 2014. This $16M project, which will include three soccer fields, should open its doors in 2015. (available in French only)
- A new residential project worth $6 million, Faubourg Le Chic, was recently started in Terrebonne. Once complete, this project will comprise 21 condos in 5 buildings. (available in French only)
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