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Different Kinds of Construction Jobs

Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 2:11 am    

The construction industry is one of the most far reaching and important sectors and involves expertise in multiple disciplines. Architects, Project Managers, Estimators, Supervisors are just a few of the job titles that are required to make sure a project is completed on time and under budget. If you wish to work in this field, you need to first understand which specific area you have the experience and desire to work in. Below are some construction jobs which you can think about:

  • Architects – This does not only mean someone who creates the designs but one who can also work closely with the team who will be responsible for execution of the project. There are a number of positions for which architecture recruiters Texas look for candidates such as project architect, design architect, practice leader, interior design director, job captain and many more. A project architect needs to possess team management skills in addition to design capabilities while design architects are responsible for creating the look and design of the building. A practice leader ensures that each part of the construction team meets standards and instructions of the client and a job captain keeps the entire team together and focused, ensuring all work in completed within the deadline.
  • Construction Related Managers – Since there is a huge investment involved in any construction project, there is the need for a lot of mid- and higher level managers and executives who will be responsible for the actual construction activities. Some of these positions are Estimator, General Superintendent, Senior Superintendent, Superintendent, Project Executive, General Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Chief Estimator, General Estimator and Senior Estimator. Estimators make the budget and are responsible for ensuring that the project is able to make the most of it; project managers keep everything together by keeping a tab on the budget, checking work progress and appointing new members whenever needed. The job of a superintendent and his seniors sometimes overlap with that of a project manager but are of greater responsibility generally.
  • Engineers – The engineer is someone who brings the design and the budget together by making a step towards carrying out the actual task of construction. They decide the technology to be chosen, weigh the pros and cons of the design and site. Engineering positions for which a construction executive recruiter hires people includes sectors of civil and architectural, electrical, biomedical, computer and technology and renewable energy among others.