1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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      Construction Project Manager
      Building and Construction Manager

Manages the construction of buildings and other structures and organises the physical and human resources involved in the construction process.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • interprets architectural drawings, specifications and bills of quantities
  • consults with architects, engineers and other professional and technical workers
  • negotiates with building owners, property developers and subcontractors
  • controls preparation of tender estimates and contract bids
  • assesses the size and scope of the building or site development and creates and implements coordinated programs for site activities and work control systems
  • coordinates labour resources, procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • creates and implements coordinated programs for site activities and work control systems
  • ensures adherence to building legislation and standards of building performance
  • may be involved in the development of government and corporate building policies

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