1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Project Builder
      Professional Builder

Manages the construction of dwellings and other buildings.

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:
  • examines clients' drawings and other specifications, prepares and submits tenders, quotes and prices
  • arranges submission of plans to local authorities
  • builds under contract, or subcontracts specialised building services
  • coordinates labour resources, procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • oversees the standard and progress of subcontractors' work
  • arranges building inspections by local authorities
  • may arrange drawing-up of plans and specifications
  • may consult with architects and associates about building styles, methods and materials
  • may estimate quantities of building materials

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