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Production Managers and Directors in Construction

Production managers and directors in construction direct and co-ordinate resources for the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works including houses, flats, factories, roads and runways, bridges, tunnels and railway works, harbour, dock and marine works and water supply, drainage and sewage works.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 18,177
£ 43,167
£ 91,826

Available jobs

In the past year there were 149,423 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Receives reports upon work in progress to ensure that materials and construction methods meet with specifications and statutory requirements and that there are no deviations from agreed plans.

  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works, including demolition, open-cast mining works and pipeline and piling.

  • Receives invitations to tender, arranges for estimates and liaises with client, architect and engineers for the preparation of contracts.

  • Liaises with other managers to plan overall production activity and construction activities, sets quality standards and estimates timescales and costs.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Construction

  • Subcontracting

  • Construction Management

  • Risk Analysis

  • Civil Engineering

  • Marketing

  • Environment Health And Safety

  • Reliability Availability Maintainability And Safety Software

  • Engineering Management

  • Maintenance Engineering

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • First Aid

  • Communications

  • Customer Service

  • Planning

  • Operations

  • Leadership

  • Sales

  • Quality Control

  • Coordinating

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.