Defined by complexity, modern builds can be a nightmare to supervise. With overlapping tasks and tight schedules, projects can easily hit deadlines and balloon in costs. However, hiring a professional to oversee the work can result in savings in time, effort, and energy.
So, what is a construction manager and why should you consider hiring one?
What do they do?
Site, or construction, managers are hired to oversee and explicitly direct tasks and key operations on a project. This involves a careful balancing of resources, scheduling, and maintaining site safety at all levels.
Fundamentally, a construction manager is responsible for supervising the actions of key team heads and acting as an intermediary with any surveyors, architects, or key stakeholders in the project. Once this is agreed, the manager sources the professionals necessary to bring the project to completion, such as suppliers, contractors, builders; and help coordinate communications between all of them.
These professionals play an essential role in every project and, failing to deploy them effectively often incurs greater expense than their hiring costs represent. This makes them near essential in a range of fields, from residential builds, industrial projects, and civil engineering projects.