Category: Construction Project Manager

Project Manager’s Best Construction Warning System

Project Manager’s Best Construction Warning System Early Warning System

The construction project manager’s job gives new meaning to the term “multitasking” and each person multitasks differently. Effective project management needs to be standardized to effectively keep track of the smallest details while never losing sight of the big picture for a construction company. Construction project management is an in-the-weeds job at the project level […]

How to Leverage Remote Construction Site Monitoring

How to Leverage Remote Construction Site Monitoring remote construction site monitoring

Remote Construction Site Monitoring General contractors and project managers oversee job sites to ensure that all aspects of the job are running smoothly. Often the project manager has multiple construction projects running, and they may not all be in the same area. It is not easy to monitor these sites when the project manager can […]

The Complete Construction Project Planning Checklist

The Complete Construction Project Planning Checklist

A construction project planning checklist is a resourceful guide for project managers to facilitate a project from start to finish. Project construction is extensive, complex, and varies in size and type. They can range from agricultural, civil, commercial, environmental, and industrial projects. It is crucial to have a Project Management Plan (PMP) because it defines […]

What is Commercial Construction Management?

What is Commercial Construction Management?

Commercial construction management ensures the planning, execution, and coordination of a building project from start to finish. Commercial construction management is specific to building or renovating projects that are sold or leased like standard offices, retail shopping malls, and medical centers.   Commercial buildings are driven by population growth and business cycles, so new construction […]

8 Construction Project Manager Responsibilities

8 Construction Project Manager Responsibilities 6 Construction Project Manager Duties and Responsibilities

Construction managers, also known as construction project managers, oversee and allocate resources for various construction projects. A great construction project manager is skilled in both the technical skills required for the job and in leading and directing their team. Construction project manager responsibilities are what guide a project to success. Projects can vary from residential, […]

What is Structural Design in Civil Engineering?

What is Structural Design in Civil Engineering? What is Structural Design in Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is considered the second-oldest engineering discipline, with military engineering considered the oldest. Civil engineering is a professional discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physically and naturally built environment, especially public sector works such as roads, bridges, dams, highways, airports, pipelines, sewage and drainage systems, railways, ports and all […]

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives 5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of VDC and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break ground. The trouble with new technology isn’t always finding the benefits though – it’s making the business case for […]

15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager

15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager 15 Qualities of a Good Project Manager

Project management is one of the most demanding job roles in the world of construction. Project managers are ultimately responsible for the results of every job they oversee, and they can only be successful by effectively coordinating and facilitating the success of their team members. Project managers are the glue that holds a project together […]

10 Common Project Management Mistakes [Infographic]

10 Common Project Management Mistakes [Infographic] project management

A lot of projects, so much mismanagement. That’s the refrain of lots of construction contractors. Undoubtedly, even with Subcontractor Construction Management and project monitoring software programs, construction contracts typically wind up taking longer (a lot longer) than prepared and setting you back greater than allocated.   While no two projects are exactly the same, the […]

Building a Career With a Construction Project Management Degree

Building a Career With a Construction Project Management Degree Building a Career with a Construction Management Degree

Building a Career With a Construction Project Management Degree Construction project management is a dynamic and rapidly changing field that offers high-achieving workers an opportunity to excel in their roles by applying innovative solutions to difficult problems. Project managers in the construction business are responsible for planning and scheduling projects, managing contractors and client relationships, […]

Proven Time Management Strategies for Construction Project Managers

Proven Time Management Strategies for Construction Project Managers Blog_time management for construction project managers

How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish I had more time?” With one extra hour, day, week, or month, you would have enough time to complete everything thrown on your plate. Such is the life of many construction project managers who manage complex projects. When those projects do not meet deadlines, they […]

Making a Case for New Project Management Solutions

Making a Case for New Project Management Solutions Project Management

By Shannon Cruz, Software Advice To many workers in the field, it may be obviously that your construction company needs a new project management solution. The challenge lies in convincing higher-ups that’s indeed the case To get buy-in from executives, you have to demonstrate how new software will improve the company’s bottom line and overall […]

How to Avoid Costly Construction Project Delays

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How to Avoid Costly Construction Project Delays: Proper planning and scheduling can help mitigate delays and keep a project on track.   Keeping projects and programs on schedule has always been a challenge for both owners and contractors. Delays are very costly and should be avoided if at all possible. Timely performance is commonly impacted by […]