A Day In The Life
Construction & Architecture Industry
Projected job openings through 2030
Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines.
Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports.
Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to representatives of the owner or developer, including administrative staff, workers, or clients.
Direct and supervise construction or related workers.
Prepare contracts or negotiate revisions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, or subcontractors.
Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.
Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.
Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes or other regulations.
Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites to ensure that proper construction procedures are being followed.
Implement new or modified plans in response to delays, bad weather, or construction site emergencies.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Building and Construction
Administration and Management
Engineering and Technology
Customer and Personal Service
Management of Personnel Resources
Construction & Architecture