The average pay for a Construction Contractor is £13.87 per hour.
The average pay for a Construction Contractor is £30,000 per year.
|Hourly Rate||£7.84 - £28.60|
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|£18,992 - £57,849|
Job Description for Construction Contractor
Construction contractors, often referred to as "construction managers," are in charge of planning and maintaining a variety of construction projects involving commercial/residential buildings and even public works projects. They may also be responsible for obtaining building permits or licenses for these projects.Read More...
Many construction contractors are self-employed and available on short notice. The ability to travel is important, as moving from location to location is a big part of the job. The work can be stressful and involve handling deadlines, delays, and overtime on occasion, as well as the need to be flexible with time in order to adapt quickly to changing circumstances.
Aspiring construction contractors should be analytical, organized, good communicators (written and verbal), good at making quick decisions, and able to manage others. In some cases, it is required that contractors have on-the-job training or have significant prior work experience. Required degrees may vary, but those with a bachelor's degree in a construction-related field may be preferred by some employers. In most states, a construction license is also required. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Plan and manage a construction project, providing labor, materials, and equipment and overseeing subcontractors.
- Make sure all government regulations are followed, proper permits are obtained, and required inspections carried out.
- Monitor project progress to ensure it stays on time and within budget.
- Negotiate contract terms with clients and work with clients and architects to create project plans.
- Generate cost estimates for labor, materials, equipment, and permits necessary to complete a project.