Construction Manager

Construction Manager Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Construction Manager job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Construction Management
  • Project Planning
  • Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD
  • Engineering
  • Contract Management
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  • Presto
  • Project Control
  • Project Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Energy
  • Project Engineering
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Architecture
  • Cost Control
  • Gas
  • Interior Design
  • Business Strategy
  • Construction Safety
  • Project Estimation
  • Contractors
  • Inspection
  • Value Engineering
  • Subcontracting
  • Process Scheduler
  • Pre-construction
  • Change Orders
  • Procurement
  • Commissioning

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Resume Skills: Software Tools

  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • SketchUp
  • Primavera P6
  • MS Project
  • CostX
  • Primavera
  • Microsoft Project
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Hilti ON!Track
  • Procore
  • Plangrid
  • Fusion 360
  • Tekla Structures
  • Civil 3D
  • BIM 360
  • Procore Technologies
  • Buildertrend
  • CoConstruct
  • Revit Architecture
  • Trimble Tekla Structures
  • Asana
  • Trello
  • Jira
  • STAAD Pro
  • Bluebeam Revu
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Resume Skills: Regulations

Resume Skills: Project Management Tools

Resume Skills: Compliance & Standards

Resume Skills: Project Management

Resume Skills: Technical

  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • Primavera P6
  • MS Project
  • SAP2000
  • Procore
  • STAAD.Pro
  • Construction Management
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Construction Estimating
  • Building Codes
  • Cost Control
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Quality Control
  • Materials Procurement
  • On-site Supervision
  • Construction Methods and Planning
  • Value Engineering
  • Cost Management and Control
  • Risk Management
  • Bluebeam
  • Microsoft Project
  • Excel
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Resume Skills: Safety Protocols

Resume Skills: Regulatory Compliance

Resume Skills: Softwares

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Industry Knowledge

Resume Skills: Certifications

  • OSHA Certified
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • LEED Certified Professional (Green Building)
  • Certified Cost Professional (CCP)
  • LEED Green Associate
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Resume Skills: Construction Knowledge

Resume Skills: Engineering Softwares

Resume Skills: Regulation & Standards

Resume Skills: Construction Technologies

Resume Skills: Dispute Resolution

Resume Skills: Construction

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Sample Construction Manager Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Preconstruction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2020 - Present
Senior Preconstruction Manager
Orchestrated the preconstruction phase of 10+ high-end construction projects, reducing overall construction costs by 15% through effective value engineering and design-build practices
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) consultant for 5 green projects which achieved LEED Gold certification
Developed realistic project estimates, resulting in a reduction in change orders by 20% and increased customer satisfaction rates
Turner Construction February 2016 - February 2020
Preconstruction Manager
Engaged and coordinated with subcontractors, leading to a 30% decrease in delivery delays and resulting in an overall project efficiency increase of 20%
Instituted a streamlined process scheduler which expedited project estimation timelines by 40%
Led the review of contract negotiation, reducing legal fees by $50k per year by implementing standard contract submittal protocols January 2012 - January 2016
Construction Estimator
Successfully estimated and bid for 15 substantial construction projects, with an accuracy rate of 90% leading to profit margins above 20%
Facilitated renovation projects by producing accurate estimates, completing projects 10% under budget and 15% ahead of schedule
Innovated estimation techniques which increased the efficiency of the bidding process by 45%
Resume Worded University March 2012
Master of Science in Construction Management
Specialization in Preconstruction Processes
Resume Worded Institute September 2011
Certificate in Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technology
Part-time Certification alongside work experience at
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Revit, SAP2000, Microsoft Project, SketchUp, Trimble Tekla Structures
Estimation & Bidding: Cost Analysis, Developing Budgets, Vendor Relationships, Financial Planning and Strategy, Decision Making
Project Management: Scheduling, Risk Management, Resource Allocation, Quality Control, Procurement
Building Codes & Regulations: International Building Code (IBC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) standards, National Electrical Code (NEC)
Certifications: LEED Green Associate, Certified Cost Professional (CCP), Certified Estimating Professional (CEP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Dedicated Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity; Project Manager for School Reconstruction, Engineers Without Borders
Projects: Successfully led a cross-functional team for the completion of $5M public building construction project within budget and timeline
Courses: Advanced Construction Estimation & Costing, Advanced Scheduling Techniques, Construction Risk Management
Your Name
Construction Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2019 - Present
Director of Construction
Headed the construction of 20+ residential and commercial buildings, resulting in a 35% increase in company revenue
Implemented a robust construction management system, improving process efficiency by 20% and reducing project delays by 15%
Piloted an advanced CPM scheduling strategy, improving project completion timelines by 30%
Resume Worded April 2013 – December 2018
Senior Project Manager
Spearheaded project bidding process, securing 10 major contracts worth over $5M
Successfully led a team of 20+ contractors through various complex projects, achieving all projects within budget and 95% on schedule
Applied innovative constructability techniques, increasing project efficiency by 25% and reducing costs by 10%
Bechtel Corporation August 2009 - March 2013
Construction Manager
Managed submittals process, reducing errors by 30% and improving delivery accuracy
Implemented cost-saving measures which reduced construction project costs by up to 15%
Streamlined renovation processes, reducing project duration by up to 20%
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2012
Master's in Business Administration (MBA)
Specialization in Project Management
Resume Worded University May 2009
Bachelor's in Civil Engineering
Certified by American Institute of Constructors
Participated in award winning inter-college construction project
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Primavera, STAAD Pro, Bluebeam Revu
Project Management: Risk Management, Lean Building Techniques, Agile Principles, Work Breakdown Structures, Construction Estimating, Budgeting
Regulations: OSHA standards, Green Building Standards, Construction Safety, Local Building Codes, ADA Compliance
Other Skills: Carpentry, Plumbing, Electric Systems, Masonry, HVAC Systems, Surveying
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM) - Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Awards: Recipient of 'Director of the Year' by (2021), 'Project Manager of the Year' by Resume Worded (2018)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, Chair of the local Builders Association
Professional memberships: Member of Associated General Contractors (AGC), Member of American Society of Civil Engineers
Your Name
Construction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Construction Manager
Spearheaded a large-scale construction project exceeding $45M, effectively managing timeline, costs, and quality parameters, resulting in project completion 3 months ahead of schedule.
Instituted Project Planning process utilising Microsoft Project that increased project delivery efficiency by 27%
Implemented Construction Safety protocols, reducing accident occurrence by 75% over a period one year
Collaborated consistently with Architecture and Interior Design department, ensuring construction specifications align with design intent, increasing project satisfaction score by 64%.
Developed and led Contract Negotiation strategies supplying significant cost savings of 15% on average per contract.
Bechtel Corporation March 2018 - December 2020
Senior Project Engineer
Steered project engineering in high scale civil engineering projects, resulting in a productivity increase of 33% in 2years.
Employed AutoCAD for detailed engineering drawings, helping to reduce project timeframes by 20%.
Supervised contract management process, ensuring strict adherence to agreed terms, leading to a 90% contract compliance rate. August 2014 - February 2018
Project Engineer
Helped reduce project overrun costs by 18% by executing efficient Project Control methods.
Expedited civil engineering projects by implementing efficient Project Planning techniques.
Created a Project Estimation framework, improving project budgeting efficiency by 25%.
Resume Worded Institute March 2019
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Acquired strategic project management skills along with prominence in cost-budgeting and risk management.
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master's Degree in Civil Engineering
Concentration in Construction Management.
Recipient of ABC Scholarship for exceptional academic performance.
Project Management Software: Microsoft Project, Primavera, Asana, Trello, Jira
Construction Technologies: Procore, PlanGrid, Bluebeam Revu, Autocad Civil 3D
Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, Relationship Management
Regulations & Standards: OSHA, EPA, Local Construction Codes, Building Safety Regulations
Certifications: LEED Green Associate (2020), Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (2019)
Professional Affiliations: Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member of Project Management Institute (PMI)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Construction Manager for Habitat for Humanity, Mentor for Young Engineers Program
Projects: Directed $2M renovation of historical building; completed 3 months ahead of schedule, Established efficient cost-cutting strategies saving around $500K for multiple projects
Your Name
Project Construction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2021 - Present
Project Construction Manager
Directed the successful execution of various construction projects cumulatively worth $30M, ensuring timely completion within budget.
Accelerated project schedules by using Presto for efficient, quick, and accurate Project Estimation, leading to a 22% reduction in estimation errors.
Drove Cost Control initiatives that resulted in savings of $1.2M in project costs over the last year.
Led cross-functional teams and managed resources effectively, improving team productivity by 35% in one year.
Applied advanced Project Planning and Project Control strategies, increasing the number of delivered projects by 48% within time and budget.
AECOM April 2017 - January 2021
Construction Engineer
Optimized project workflows with Microsoft Project, reducing deliverable timelines by 15%.
Managed Energy related construction, completing project deliverables 2 weeks ahead of schedule.
Streamlined Architecture and Construction processes, saving $500k in project expenses. July 2013 - March 2017
Assistant Project Engineer
Aided in the development of a Business Strategy resulting in a 30% increase in business growth.
Played a key role in the Contract Negotiation process, ensuring 80% contracts were in favor of the company.
Implemented processes for improved Construction Safety, leading to a 50% decrease in site accidents.
Resume Worded University May 2017
Master of Science in Construction Management
Specialized in Construction Safety and Managing Construction Quality
Resume Worded Institute June2013
Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
Minors in Project Management and Structure Analysis
Awards: Resume Worlded Academic Scholar (ranked top 5% in class)
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Revit, Primavera, Microsoft Project, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Technical Skills: Construction Methods and Planning, Value Engineering, Cost Management and Control, Risk Management
Regulation & Standards: Familiar with ISO 9001, OSHA Safety Regulations, ASCE and ASTM Standards
Languages: English (Fluent), Spanish (Intermediate), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), OSHA 30-Hour Safety Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor - Young Constructors Forum (ACI Chapter), Volunteer - Habitat for Humanity
Projects: Managed construction of a 50-story mixed-use building, including 2 years of planning and 3 years of execution, completed under budget and ahead of schedule
Awards: Winner - AECOM Project Excellence Award 2019 for outstanding project execution and management skills
Your Name
Senior Construction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2022 - Present
Senior Construction Manager
Led Construction Management of high-profile projects worth over $75M, maintaining optimum cost control, resulting in savings of 25%.
Utilized Engineering expertise to solve complex site challenges, ensuring smoother workflow, and resulting in a 18% increase in project efficiency.
Strengthened Construction Safety measures, achieving 90% accident-free days on site.
Successfully negotiated contracts, reducing procurement expenses by 25%, contributing to overall project savings.
Closely worked with the Architecture and Interior Design team, ensuring construction projects are built to specification with a 98% accuracy score.
Fluor Corporation August 2018 - February 2022
Construction Project Lead
Managed Gas projects delivering them 10% ahead of schedule.
Improved Project Planning and Project Management process utilizing Microsoft Project, fast-tracking project timelines by 15%.
Established efficient Contract Management process, cutting down procurement time by 30%. May 2015 - July 2018
Site Engineer
Incorporated Project Control strategies in daily operations, reducing project timelines by 14%
Utilized AutoCAD for detail-oriented project designs, reducing errors by 20%.
Participated in contract negotiation process, resulting in an annual saving of 10% on contract expenses.
Resume Worded University January 2015
Master of Construction Management
Emphasis on Site Planning, Estimating & Bidding
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Specialized in Structural Design and Geotechnical Engineering
Construction Management: AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, Trimble Tekla Structures (Advanced)
Engineering Softwares: Matlab, Structural Analysis Software - SAP2000, Geotech Analysis: Plaxis, ANSYS, STAAD.Pro
Project Management Tools: MS Project, PRIMAVERA, Trello, PERT Chart EXPERT
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), LEED Certified Professional (Green Building), Certified Cost Professional (CCP)
Awards: Resume Worded Manager of the Year (2019), Fluor Corporation Excellence in Leadership Award (2021)
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD
Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity (Construction Volunteer), Engineers Without Borders (Project Manager)
Projects: Managed construction of $50 million residential high-rise building, directed a team in major roadway construction project
Your Name
Director Of Construction
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2019 - Present
Director Of Construction
Oversaw a team of 50+, orchestrating seamless execution of numerous construction projects, facilitating 100% on-time delivery of projects in 2020
Successfully negotiated a $3 million contract, implementing value engineering, reducing costs without compromising quality and performance
Spearheaded strategic planning, leading to the identification of potential savings of $1 million annually
Revamped project control system, leveraging Microsoft Project which improved team efficiency by 30%
Played key role in expansion of business to new territories, attracted major clients and increased company's market share by 45% in 2020-21 November 2013 - May 2019
Senior Project Manager
Managed procurement process, leading to a 10% reduction in overall material costs
Implemented construction safety measures reducing injury incidents by 40%
Successfully completed a series of renovations within a short timeframe with a satisfaction rate of 95% from stakeholders
Turner Construction Company January 2005 - October 2013
Construction Project Manager
Led project planning for multi-million dollar projects, resulting in completion 2% under budget
Established a system for subcontracting jobs, promoting efficient workflow and a 15% increase in overall productivity
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2011
Master of Business Administration - Construction Management
Specialized in Infrastructure Planning and Management
Resume Worded University May 2003
Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering
Graduated with 3.9 GPA, Dean's List 2002
Course focus: Structural Analysis, Construction Materials, and Sustainability in Construction
Project Management Software: Primavera P6, MS Project, SmartSheet, AutoCAD, Revit
Construction Techniques: Lean Construction, Design-Build, Value Engineering, Construction Planning
Regulations and Standards: OSHA Regulations, Building Codes, ADA Compliance, LEED Certified Projects
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Awards: Builder of the Year award 2017, Coached Excellence in Project Management 2015
Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity (Project Lead, 2016-2018)
Professional Affiliations: Member, Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Member, Associated General Contractors of America
Your Name
Vice President, Construction
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. July 2018 - Present
Vice President, Construction
Implemented innovative contract negotiation strategies resulting in a 15% decrease in subcontractor costs
Implemented strategic planning, driving the completion of projects 5% earlier than deadlines
Adopted cutting-edge Construction Management solutions leading to a 20% improvement in terms of efficiency
Spearheaded the transition towards a sustainable construction approach, saving roughly $300K in utility costs
Enhanced construction safety protocols, resulting in a 35% decrease in reported safety incidents February 2012 - June 2018
Director Of Construction
Directed cost control measures, that saved the company over $1.2 million in annual expenses
Efficiently managed contractors and subcontractors, improving project completion rate by 20%
Employed value engineering, cutting construction costs by 15% while maintaining high-quality standards
Resume Worded September 2004 - January 2012
Construction Project Manager
Developed and implemented a project estimation tool that reduced estimation errors by 10%
Initiated a pre-construction review process, boosting project delivery efficiency by 18%
Managed procurement strategies, effectively reducing materials cost by 12%
Resume Worded Institute June 2018
Advanced Management certification
Focus on strategic planning and cost management
Resume Worded University May 2004
Master of Business Administration - Construction Management
Specialized in Project Financing and Real Estate Development
Construction Management Technics: Cost Estimating, Quality Control, Risk Management, Contract Negotiation, Project Scheduling, Site Safety Procedures
Technical Skills: AutoCAD, Revit, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Tekla Structures, Bluebeam
Regulations & Standards: OSHA Safety Regulations, LEED Green Building Standards, ADA Guidelines, ASTM standards, Building Codes Enforcement
Business Skills: Budgeting and Financial Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership and Team Building, Negotiation, Problem Solving and Decision Making
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
Awards: ABC Construction Executive of the Year (2021), ENR Top Young Professionals (2016)
Professional Affiliations: Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity (Project Manager for build projects in local community)
Your Name
Head Of Construction
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2017 - Present
Head Of Construction
Introduced robust project planning methodologies, leading to a 20% increase in organizational efficiency
Played an instrumental role in contract management, successfully closing deals worth over $15 million
Improved process scheduling, optimizing construction timelines and contributing to a 30% increase in project delivery speed
Coordinated cross-functional teams for complex construction projects, boosting team performance by 15%
Implemented stringent construction safety measures, helping reduce accidents at site by 40%
BJB Construction Company January 2010 - March 2017
Director Of Construction
Mitigated project risks through strategic planning, completing projects 10% faster than schedule
Managed large scale projects, delivering under budget and increasing profit margins by 20%
Initiated technology-driven project controls improving the output by 15% July 2004 - December 2009
Senior Project Manager
Instituted an advanced project estimation process, reducing errors by 22%
Established cost control methodologies, saved over $500K in project costs
Effectively used Microsoft Project, streamlining processes and saving 10 hours per week
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2008
Master's in Construction Management
Voted Class Representative and member of Academic Council
Resume Worded University May 2004
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Minors in Architecture and Project Management
Awarded Scholar of the Year 2003 - Civil Engineering Department
Construction Management: Contract Negotiation, Cost Control, Project Estimation, Quality Assurance, Safety Standards, Risk Management
Technical Skills: AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Project, SAP2000, Primavera P6, STAAD.Pro, Bluebeam
Environmental Practices: Sustainable Design, Green Building, Energy Efficiency, Waste Management, Water Efficiency, Environmental Impact Assessment
Regulatory Proficiency: Building Codes, OSHA Regulations, State Building Laws, Zoning Laws, ADA Guidelines, Fire Codes
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM) - Construction Management Association of America, Green Building Certification Institute - LEED AP Building Design + Construction
Leadership & Volunteering: Partial Build Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, Led Resume Worded's annual corporate volunteering program at local underprivileged school
Projects: Led the construction of 40-floor commercial skyscraper in downtown, Oversaw the renovation of a 18th century heritage building to a modern office space
Awards: Construction Manager of the Year - National Award (2016, 2019), Excellence in Leadership - Resume Worded Annual Awards (2020, 2021)
Your Name
Construction Consultant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Construction Consultant
Implemented a comprehensive construction safety plan resulting in a 75% reduction of on-site incidences.
Headed negotiation of contracts, realizing a 20% overall cost reduction in contracts.
Spearheaded multiple project planning meetings to ensure all projects are completed 15% ahead of schedule.
Steered a team to ensure all construction and refurbishment projects adhered to the feasibility studies.
Revamped residential real estate projects, increasing the property value by 30%. January 2018 - December 2020
Project Manager
Directed project teams, which resulted in projects being delivered under the estimated budget.
Conducted cost management to ensure the efficient use of resources.
Managed procurement process, which increased supply chain efficiency by 40%.
Turner Construction January 2015 - December 2017
Site Manager
Managed a team of contractors, resulting in timely project completion.
Monitored commercial management activities, resulting in a 25% increase in project profit.
Oversaw quantity surveying, ensuring minimal wastage and savings of $50,000 on material costs.
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Business Administration - Construction Management
Specialization in Lean Construction and Sustainability
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Science - Civil Engineering
Achievements: Dean's List for Academic Excellence (2008 – 2010)
Awarded Scholarship for Construction Science Program (2009)
Project Management: Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Quality Control, Agile/Scrum, MS Project, Primavera P6
Construction Tools: Heavy Equipment Operation, Power Tools Proficiency, Demolition Tools, Masonry Tools, Safety & OSHA Compliance, Blueprint Reading
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity (Assisted in building homes for the underprivileged)
Projects: Completed a $10M residential development project ahead of schedule
Your Name
Commercial Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Gilbane Building Company January 2021 - Present
Commercial Manager
Led negotiation process in all contract-management activities, reducing project costs by 18%.
Implemented value engineering methodologies to optimize project efficiency and reduce total costs by 23%.
Administered recruitment process, hiring top talent that increased team productivity by 30%.
Performed residential real estate feasibility studies, initiating projects with high ROI potential.
Managed construction projects, ensuring completion within budget and 20% ahead of schedule.
Resume Worded January 2018 - December 2020
Construction Consultant
Provided consulting services to improve project planning, leading to 10% faster project completion.
Implemented stringent cost-control measures, resulting in savings of $100,000 annually.
Oversaw subcontracting activities, improving quality of work and completion time. January 2015 - December 2017
Project Consultant
Facilitated technical recruiting, improving the technical skill sets within the team.
Undertook a lead role in refurbishment projects, increasing project efficiency by 15%.
Conducted effective contract negotiations that resulted in better payment terms for the company.
Resume Worded University 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Business Strategy and Construction Management
Focus on business strategy development and implementation in the construction industry
Resume Worded Academic Center 2012
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) - Civil Engineering
Specialization in Urban Planning
Awards: Resume Worded Excellence scholarship (Top 3% of the class)
Project Management: MS Project, Primavera, Smartsheet, JIRA, Agile methodologies, SCRUM
Software & Tools: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, SolidWorks, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Construction Management: Construction Planning, Contract Management, Cost Control, Quality Management, Safety Management
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Brain for Buildings program (Coordinator and Advisor)
Projects: Spearheaded an eco-friendly construction project to reduce energy consumption by 30%
Your Name
Construction Project Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company January 2021 - Present
Construction Project Manager
Spearheaded a series of renovation projects, leading to an overall 30% increase in the value of properties.
Managed residential construction projects, ensuring the application of best construction management practices resulting in 15% less time to market.
Negotiated with contractors, resulting in 20% savings on labor costs.
Introduced innovative construction safety measures, leading to a 60% reduction in on-site mishaps.
Ensured project planning follow a specific timeline, with 95% of projects delivered ahead of schedule.
Resume Worded January 2018 - December 2020
Senior Site Manager
Implemented cost management strategies, saving 15% on overall project costs.
Supervised commercial management activities with successful closure of key deals worth $5M.
Streamlined procurement process, attaining a 20% increase in operational efficiency. January 2015 - December 2017
Site Supervisor
Led team of contractors ensuring project completion ahead of schedule.
Conducted quantity surveying to minimize wastage, which resulted in savings of $30,000.
Managed subcontracting process, improving work quality and meeting project timelines.
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2020
Master of Business Administration - Construction Management
Specialization in Advanced Project Management Techniques
Resume Worded University December 2014
Bachelor of Engineering - Civil Engineering
Concentrations in Structural Analysis and Design, Site Management
Awards: Dean's List 2013 and 2014 (Top 5% of class)
Project Management: MS Project, Primavera P6, Agile/Scrum, Project Budgeting, Excellent procurement and negotiation skills
Construction Software and Tools: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Bluebeam, BIM360, Procore, On-screen Takeoff, Estimating Software
Risk and Safety Management: Safety site inspections, OSHA regulations, Hazard Analysis, Risk Assessment
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), LEED Green Associate
Certifications: OSHA Safety Training Certification, Earthquake Engineering Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Project Management Institute (Active Member and Local Chapter Leader), Habitat For Humanity (Volunteer)
Professional Development: Attended Workshop on Advanced Construction Techniques - 2019, Webinar on Emerging Construction Technologies - 2021
Projects: Planned and executed construction of 30+ multi-residential buildings, commercial establishments and infrastructural projects

How do I add skills to a Construction Manager resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Construction Manager posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like AutoCAD, Project Planning and Construction Management are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Engineering and Contract Management.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Presto, Microsoft Project and Construction - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Architecture, Contractors and Construction Safety - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show examples of where you trained people.

On Construction Manager resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.

Highlight leadership and management skills.

Hiring managers often want to see evidence of leadership and management on a Construction Manager resume, so try to include any examples of where you led a project or managed other people.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Construction Manager, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Construction Manager Skills & Keywords

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Top Construction Manager Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Construction Manager Soft Skills

Here are common soft skills that appear on Construction Manager job postings. Unlike hard skills, which refer to tools, software or techniques, soft skills focus on character traits and interpersonal skills. Instead of listing these phrases on your resume, try to show them through your bullet points like in the examples below.

Tip: Do not list these words or phrases on your resume, and instead focus on the hard skills we described above.

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Some effective Construction Manager skills you can add to your resume include:

  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Project Planning
  • Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD
  • Engineering
  • Contract Management
  • Presto

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