What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Construction Project Manager in Lakeland:
"You Get What You Pay For."
First if you don't like what your doing please spare all of us and Find that first. We All should aspire to be self governing and honest with one self set the example for honesty don't the hand that feed you alway try to help those less fortunate than yourself love what you do and it with urgently and passion it is contagious and others will learn.
Construction Project Manager in Lancaster:
"What to know if you become a Construction Manager."
Be prepared to learn something new everyday. You will never be bored. You will never see the same project twice.
Construction Project Manager in Washington:
"What To Know Before Starting."
To be a successful project manager, it is important to be receptive to the information provided by your mentor. It is important to understand the documentation and how it all relates to the contract and the billing. Ask your mentor to give you a flow chart to explain the inter relationship between the contract with the owner and subcontractor and how the filling process works. This will help you manage your subcontractors more effectively. Be sure to have mastery of the blueprints. This will help you write an effective scope of work for your subcontractors. If you do not know how to read blueprints, make sure you get training. In order to excel, be receptive to what you are told and ask as many questions as possible. You will make mistakes - take these positively and learn. Once you mess up a task once, you will likely not make the same mistake again.
Construction Project Manager in Seattle:
"People not projects."
The hardest part about being a project manager who is in charge of a group of people is not managing the project, it's managing the people. Dealing with the human resources side of being a manager takes more out of a manager than dealing with managing the project.
Construction Project Manager in Fort Collins:
"Start with a large company."
Study plans and specifications and spend a lot of time learning the intimate details of the job.