Construction Manager Jobs

Construction Managers supervise and direct people to make sure a building project is completed safely, on time and within budget. In Construction Management Jobs, you'll have to travel to sites and occasionally stay away from home. Experienced managers can become contract managers or take on Construction Director Jobs

A large part of the work is done outdoors on site, in all kinds of weather.  Work is usually with a construction company or a specialist sub-contractor. There are also opportunities with local building contractors, central and local government, utility companies, and large organisations such as major retailers.

Core job requirements in Construction Management

Construction Manager Jobs are mainly responsible for:

  • Developing a programme of work for the project, supervising the building work, making sure the site is safe
  • Ensuring good industrial relations and reporting on progress to the client who is paying for the work.
  • Supervising the preparation of the site and communicate with a wide range of people including the public and professionals such as architects, engineers, estimators, and surveyors. 

Construction Management Qualifications

The CIOB offers qualifications in Construction Site Supervision and Site Management at Levels 3 and 4. Level 5 in Construction Project Management is aimed at people already working as project managers. The CIOB can provide a list of organisations running these courses.

It is possible to become self-employed, particularly in specialist areas of the work. There are also opportunities for Construction Managers in teaching and research and support services such as health and safety.  The average salary for a Construction Manager is £40,000 a year.

A Construction Manager should

  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • be able to manage staff
  • be good at logistics, planning and problem solving

Contact the Construction Division Team

Email the Construction Division at construction@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Steelfixer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £17.00 p/h

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    Stafffinders require steelfixers for long term work in Edinburgh city centre. 
    Previous experience working on civil projects is essential to be considered for this role.
    Candidates must have CSCS card, tools and PPE. 
    Long term project with the opportunity of follow on work.

  2. Ground worker

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing work in Edinburgh city centre .
    Candidates must hold CSCS card along with Blue or Gold skills card.
    Machine tickets preferably but not essential .
    You will be working in various skill sectors such as Drainage, monoblocking, Kerbing , slabbing and hard landscaping .
    Please call ...

  3. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    Stafffinders are currently looking for Joiners immediately available for ongoing work in Edinburgh.
    Previous experience working on busy civils projects is essential to be considered for this role.
    Must have CSCS card, tools and PPE.
    If you're interested, please Apply now.
    Stafffinders acts as an employment agency for permanent ...

  4. SSSTS 360 Excavator

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction/Project Management

    SSSTS 360 Excavator Wanted in Edinburgh. Monday Start!
     
    Stafffinders have a great opportunity for an experienced 360 excavator to work on a 5 week contract in Edinburgh.  
     
    Contracts is currently 5 weeks but there may be potential for further work once the project is finished.
     
     
    Job Requirements Include: -

    Meeting strict ...

  5. Shuttering Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require shuttering joiners for ongoing work in Edinburgh.
    Previous experience working on busy civils projects is essential to be considered for this role.
    Must have CSCS card, tools and PPE
    Ongoing work and various contract lengths available.

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