Based on 774 responses, the job of Construction Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.14 out of 5. On average, Construction Managers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Construction Manager?
Pros: Managing both field and office.
Cons: Managing union and workers.
Be nice to people treat eveyone the same. Ask opinions.
"Construction Management Advice."
Supplement Your Trade experience with computer skills & business management classes.
"Construction Manager Lennar."
Pros: I like the people I work with and the knowledge I gain from doing my job.
Cons: Production is more about numbers than quality.
"If you're not learning, you're not listening."
If you didn't learn something today then you weren't paying attention. You are surrounded by contractors, vendors and workers that should be experts in their field. Use their knowledge, along with your experience and experiences, to resolve almost any issue that can show it's ugly head. Do not dis-count your labor force either. Just because they are digging a ditch, doesn't mean they wont say something, when asked, from out in left field that resolves the problem of the day.
"Non profits operate completely different from regular compan."
Make sure you know what your getting into.
Listen to what people have to say before making a decision.