Local Employment Requirements
Construction managers often require a driver's license as well as WHMIS, First Aid, and Occupational Health and Safety Certification.
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Plan, organize, direct and control daily operations. Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress. Prepare reports.
Hire and supervise activities of subcontractors. Recruit, hire and supervise staff.
Oral communication, working with others, computer use, problem solving, job task planning and organizing, writing, reading text, document use, finding information, critical thinking, decision making, continuous learning, numeracy and significant use of memory.
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There are many different educational and career streams which may lead to the job of a construction manager. Some construction managers progress to this position after many years in a trade. Others pursue educational programs in engineering or other construction related disciplines. Professional cerification as a construction Project Manager is available through the Canadian Construction Association's Gold Seal Certificate program.
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