plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.
interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals and other professionals, and Technical and Trades Workers
negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
preparing tenders and contract bids
operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
arranging submission of plans to local authorities
building under contract, or subcontracting specialised building services
overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractors' work
arranging building inspections by local authorities
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).