Job Description Template: Construction Manager

How to use this template: Expertly craft a post for the open Construction Manager position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Construction Manager Job Description

Full-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$71,000–$83,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

Construction projects can have many different moving parts. As our construction manager, you'll be responsible for planning, coordinating, budgeting for, and supervising each project from start to finish. You’ll ensure every build is ready for the client on time and within the specified budget.

In this role, you'll also serve as a liaison between customers, subcontractors, and stakeholders. We expect our managers to maintain an open line of communication, check in daily, enforce safety regulations, handle delegation and quality control at the jobsite, and report on all progress to upper management

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, consultants, vendors, and others involved in our projects
  • Select and coordinate schedules for subcontractors
  • Prepare and explain contracts, budgets, and cost estimates
  • Problem-solve during emergencies and delays to get timelines back on track
  • Monitor the progress of each project and report to both upper management and clients
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant building codes and safety regulations

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or a related field
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience in a construction setting, ideally overseeing 10–12 employees
  • Proficiency in management and accounting software, including NetSuite and QuickBooks
  • In-depth knowledge of building codes and construction tools, technologies, and best practices

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (preferably in multiple languages)
  • An ability to collaborate with a diverse range of individuals
  • Conflict-management and negotiation skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Able to solve problems and motivate others
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Certified Associate Constructor (CAC) Level I preferred

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

When we say we treat you like family, we mean it. We believe in supporting our team members both on and off the jobsite, not just to attract great candidates but because we know that’s what they deserve. Our construction company provides competitive pay, great benefits, and robust advancement opportunities that rival big corporations. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental health plans
  • Life insurance: Free basic plan offered to all new employees
  • PTO: 14 days of PTO with mental health days built into the policy
  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching up to 6%
  • Skills development: Career path support and mentorship from upper management
  • Family care: Parental leave, adoption assistance, and fertility assistance

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying. For example:

Because our team members are trusted to handle sensitive information, we require all candidates who receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired.

[Company] is an equal opportunity employer—M/F/D/V.

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