Project Manager, Construction Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Manager, Construction?

Project Manager, Construction in Oklahoma City:
"Fast paced, high stress project management process."
Pros: Projects change on a regular basis. The job is not boring. The job keeps you busy and the days go by fast.
Cons: The lack of qualified individuals to perform their job. The lack of accountability towards individuals when they don't do their job. Too dependable on outside sources.

Project Manager, Construction in Seaside:
"Advanced math skills."
Work on your people skills and study humAn behavior !!!

Project Manager, Construction in Minneapolis:
"Ask questions."
Ask questions. No one knows everything.

Project Manager, Construction in Sacramento:
Be prepared to work 10 to 12 hours a day.

Project Manager, Construction in Kirkland:
"Stressful."
Pros: Happy customers and taking a vacant lot and turning it into a home.
Cons: Bad industry culture, bad work life balance, long commute.

Project Manager, Construction in Seattle:
"Estimator and Project Manager."
Pros: Every project is different, managing multiple levels of people, and having a multi-faceted role; budgeting, negotiating, contract reading, estimating, blueprint reading, managing people/projects.
Cons: Stressful, working with uneducated field labor, contentious environment between general contractor and subcontractor.

Project Manager, Construction in New York:
"Great place to work!"
Pros: Good management team, great team mates, flexibility with hours.
Cons: Work load is not evenly distributed throughout the year. But this is mainly due to client indecision.