Director of construction are most common in companies that perform regular construction-related tasks, which can range from government agencies (such as departments of transportation) to universities to large retail brands, among others. Educational requirements typically include a bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or another relevant field. Specific experience requirements vary based on the position, but jobs requiring a minimum of 10 years of related experience are common. Some positions also require specific experience in the type of construction performed (such as in the retail field).
Director of Construction Tasks
Review project progress, address issues, and adjust schedules and budgets.
Develop and report on project and department budgets.
Review scope of work, contracts, and construction plans, and schedule and assign work.
Write, evaluate, and manage bids for work.