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What does a Construction Manager do?

Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings. The job duties of a construction manager include interpreting architectural drawings and specifications; coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment; or overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractors' work.

Construction manager may specialize in project management, cost management. construction cost estimation and cost control.

How to become a Construction Manager?

A construction manager usually requires to hold a Bachelor's Degree or higher. Workers normally have at least 5 years of relevant experience instead and around half have a Certificate III/IV as their highest level of education.

Average Salary**

**Source: payscale.com

Career Outlook

Entry-Level
Building Control Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor
Mid-Career
Construction Consultant, Project Consultant, Sustainability Consultant
Experienced
Construction Manager, Estate Manager, Commercial Manager, Project Manager

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