A Career in Construction Management

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Construction Management is the overall planning, outlook, coordination, budget and control of a construction project from start to finish. Without them, construction projects would be very unorganized and chaotic. They make sure projects run smoothly and efficiently. They work with electricians, plumbers, carpenters and general contractors to produce the safest and best way to complete the project for the customer. Being a construction manager is a good job because they help many people build what they need. There a few educational qualifications in order to become a construction manager. It is required to have a G.E.D (general education degree).In order to acquire a G.E.D, one must complete high school. After high school, to become a very focused and dependably construction manager, you must attend college and choose one of the following college majors. These four bachelor’s degrees are important in construction science, construction management, architecture, and engineering. For example, construction science, there are course about building science, building permits, and building blueprints. All of these will programs provide a wide variety of other courses that include, project control and management, design, construction methods and materials, cost estimation, building codes and standards, and contract administration. Another type of education is shadowing or following other construction managers. Doing this with a very prodigious construction manager will teach you many new things in a short time. For example, the person shadowing will learn the basic stressful everyday work problems, the techniques that specific construction manager uses, and who and what the mange on a day to day basis (bls). To make the work for a con... ... middle of paper ... ...hink about the importance of a construction manager. They are the “grease” that keeps the construction world running smoothly. Without them, no one would know what do and how to do it. They have to fulfill the costumers needs, whether it the C.E.O of a large corporation, or a small land owner looking to build the right house for his or her family. They can do it all. “The road to success is always under construction.” Works Cited “Construction Managers.” bls. N.p., n.d Web. 27 Nov. 2013 Staddard, Brooke. Building Princeton: A New Century Communications Book, 1994 Dunn, Bobby. Personal Interview. 1 12, 2013 “Construction Managers.” carrerinfonet. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013 “Construction Management.” construction. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2013 Sumichrast, Michael. Opportunities in Building Construction Trades Lincolnwood: National Textbook Company, 1983
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