Construction Law Is All We Do
Call now: 949-751-6389
We are good at what we do, because Construction Law is All We Do
View Our Practice Areas

Explaining the duties of the construction manager

Construction managers are an important part of the construction industry. They are responsible for a host of different things, including ensuring that all of the workers on the site are donning the proper safety gear and following all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. Today, we will take a look at the responsibilities of the construction manager on construction sites throughout Orange County.

The construction manager is the person responsible for creating project estimates, setting project budgets, putting together a timetable for completion and building the strategy for construction. The construction manager will also pick the subcontractors working on the project and will help coordinate meetings between the team and architects, engineers and other specialists.

Construction managers used to be able to learn about the job by doing but now many construction firms are asking for experienced candidates who have gone to school for construction management, engineering, architecture or building science.

The construction manager will also be responsible for ensuring that the team complies with all safety rules and regulations set forth by OSHA. The manager must also ensure that the project is following all of the local building codes and other legal requirements where the project is being completed.

Issues can crop up on construction sites without warning. They can be very dangerous and lead to injuries or other problems. Construction litigation is one of the most common types of litigation in the state of California. Be sure your construction site is prepared for any issue that can cause litigation prior to beginning work on a project.

Source: Chron, "Duties & Responsibilities for a Construction Project Manager," accessed Feb. 02, 2018

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Tell Us How We Can Help You

Bold labels are required.

Email us to request more information or schedule an appointment.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Firm Location:

19900 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 530
Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: 949-751-6389
Fax: 949-271-4861
Irvine Office Location

Firm Numbers: