Entries by Joann Rutherford

What is a Contracts Administrator?

A Contracts Administrator ensures all contractors are fulfilling their requirements as highlighted in the project contract. This means ensuring tradespeople and contractors are meeting deadlines, milestones and budgets. A Contracts Administrator must understand the contract and make amendments and variations to work orders and deliverables as they occur. It’s a paperwork heavy job requiring a […]

What is a Construction Manager and how do I become one?

The Construction Manager is the go-to person on a building site. They are involved in most decisions from early planning stages, right through to execution and the final result. A Construction Manager will: hire and supervise workers coordinate contractors and staff schedules estimate project costs ensure staff safety and building compliance be responsible for communicating […]

What is a Construction Estimator and how do I become one?

Building construction takes the skills and expertise of so many people. We all know about engineers, builders and tradespeople and their roles in construction projects. However, there are dozens of other careers in the construction industry. Construction Estimator is one such example which is less broadly known yet it is super important for the overall […]