What Does A Construction Manager Do?

Learn about the duties, tasks, and responsibilities of a construction manager.

Owner Assist Remodeling’s Construction Management Services Include These Job Responsibilities & Tasks

During the Project Planning and Design Phase, a Construction Manager’s Job is to:
  • Facilitate multiple planning meetings with client to develop the plans and specifications
During the Job Costing Phase the Construction Manager Has a Responsibility To:
  • Suggest licensed and insured trade contractors that are a fit for your specific type of project, considering availability, expertise at their trade, reliability, cost and quality, of workmanship
  • Suggest product and material
  • At Owner Assist Remodeling will make suggestions of trade contractors and suppliers, but a homeowner can do some of the work themselves or use someone they know and trust
  • Schedule job walks with the bids to obtain bids and discuss their work
  • Answer homeowners’ questions as they work up their bids
  • Review their bids and assemble a complete budget
  • Present the bids and budget to the homeowner, answer questions and suggest possible ways to improve the results or reduce costs
From Job Start to Completion
  • Prepare a written schedule for the work
  • Plan for dust and surface protection
  • Plan for secure access to the work area
  • Prepare material lists
  • Order products and materials for delivery at the proper time
  • Schedule the work for smooth flow
  • Ongoing job checking for
  • Quality of workmanship
  • Best methods and procedures
  • Readiness for the next trade
  • Building code requirements
  • Maintain clear communications throughout the project, schedule client meetings
  • Schedule inspections
  • Assist with problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Walk the job to create punch list for the trades

Having a professional construction manager on your side to represent you throughout the construction project can turn dread into peace of mind.