Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Project Manager, Construction in Windsor:
"Architect & Engineer's experience."
All architects & Engineer's should have a minimum 6 mo on site construction experience.
Project Manager, Construction in Cambridge:
"Contractor Vs Consultants."
Strongly consider whether public sector vs private sector is where you want to be. Further, consider whether working as a consultant vs contractor is where you want to be.
All are 'construction' but all have very different pro's/cons.
Project Manager, Construction in Edmonton:
"Know Your Responsibilities."
If your a new Project Manager then it is wise to make a checklist of your responsibilities, follow and adjust accordingly on a daily bases. This will help you familiarize yourself with your duties.
Project Manager, Construction in Markham:
"It Is All About Team Work."
We all have a job to do but you cannot do this alone. You must share your knowledge, delegate responsibilities, communicate with everyone and acknowledge your team with respect and admiration for the efforts they put in daily. It is the passion you have for your work that drives you but only with the team effort provided by those you work with. It really is all about the team in this profession.
Project Manager, Construction in Toronto:
I have no advice other than you know what's right and wrong and that you should live up to your word.
Project Manager, Construction in Penticton:
Keep good notes and document everything.