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Production Managers & Directors In Construction

Production managers and directors in construction direct and co-ordinate resources for the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works including houses, flats, factories, roads and runways, bridges, tunnels and railway works, harbour, dock and marine works and water supply, drainage and sewage works.

Tasks

  • Liaises with other managers to plan overall production activity and construction activities, sets quality standards and estimates timescales and costs
  • Receives invitations to tender, arranges for estimates and liaises with client, architect and engineers for the preparation of contracts
  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works, including demolition, open-cast mining works and pipeline and piling
  • Receives reports upon work in progress to ensure that materials and construction methods meet with specifications and statutory requirements and that there are no deviations from agreed plans.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-set entry standards. Entry is possible with either a degree or equivalent qualification and/or relevant experience, via apprenticeships or S/NVQs in Management at levels 3 to 5. On-the-job training is provided and professional qualifications are available.


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What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £50,000 per annum and can progress up to £103,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 18,817 employed Production Managers & Directors In Construction in the region.

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