Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Construction Project 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
  • Construction
  • Contract Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Project Estimation
  • Project Planning
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Project
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cost Management
  • Procurement
  • Contractors
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Project Coordination
  • Subcontracting
  • Cost Control
  • Concrete
  • Construction Site Management
  • Construction Safety
  • Project Control
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Construction Estimating
  • Value Engineering
  • Renovation
  • AutoCAD
  • Pre-construction
  • Budgeting
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Resume Skills: Project Management

  • MS Project
  • Primavera P6
  • Aconex
  • CoConstruct
  • Contract negotiation
  • Budget management
  • Risk assessment
  • Quality control
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budget Management
  • Task Delegation
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Compliance
  • Risk Assessment
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Resource Allocation
  • Quality Control
  • Safety Regulation Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Contract management
  • Cost Control
  • Resource Planning
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Project Budgeting
  • Excellent procurement and negotiation skills
  • Safety site inspections
  • OSHA regulations
  • Hazard Analysis
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • SketchUp
  • MATLAB
  • STAAD Pro
  • Microsoft Project
  • CostWorks
  • BaseCamp
  • Asana

Resume Skills: Software

  • Procore
  • PlanGrid
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit
  • SketchUp
  • Primavera P6
  • MS Project
  • HCSS
  • Bluebeam
  • Microsoft Project
  • BlueBeam
  • Navisworks
  • Procore Construction Management Software
  • BIM 360
  • Bluebeam Revu
  • BLUEBEAM Revu
  • PlanSwift
  • Buildertrend
  • Fieldwire
  • CoConstruct
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excel
  • SolidWorks
  • ArchiCAD
  • BIM360
  • On-screen Takeoff
  • Estimating Software
  • Adobe Acrobat

Resume Skills: Technical

  • Structural Analysis
  • Surveying
  • Concrete Technology
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Cost Estimation
  • Value Engineering
  • AutoCAD
  • Navisworks
  • Primavera P6
  • Microsoft Project
  • Revit
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Contract Administration
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Quality Control
  • Primavera
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Residential Construction
  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction Methods
  • Building Codes
  • Blueprints Interpretation
  • Material Testing
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Field Supervision
  • Material Procurement

Resume Skills: Certifications

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Certified
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • LEED Certified Professional
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certification
  • OSHA Certification
  • Certified Construction Project Manager (CCPM)
  • First Aid Certified
  • CCM (Certified Construction Manager)
  • OSHA Certified
  • LEED Green Associate
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

Resume Skills: Codes & Regulations

  • OSHA Safety
  • Build Green
  • LEED
  • CDM Regulations
  • Building Codes
  • ADA Standards
  • OSHA Regulations
  • International Building Code

Resume Skills: Risk Management

  • HALO
  • Predict!
  • PIAB
  • Monte Carlo Simulation

Resume Skills: Collaboration Tools

  • MS Office Suite
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Asana
  • Zoom

Resume Skills: Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

Resume Skills: Techniques

  • Site inspections
  • Plan reading
  • Vendor management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Material procurement
  • Lean Construction
  • Critical Path Method
  • Agile Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Control
  • Sustainability Practices

Resume Skills: Industry Know-how

  • Green Building
  • Construction Law
  • Safety Regulations
  • Building Codes
  • Site Planning
  • Structural Engineering

Resume Skills: Building Codes & Safety Standards

  • OSHA safety regulations
  • ADA guidelines
  • LEED certification standards
  • International Building Code (IBC)
  • Green Building Standards

Resume Skills: Construction Techniques

  • Concrete construction
  • Paving
  • Grading
  • Utility Design
  • Drainage planning
  • Steel frame construction

Resume Skills: Quality & Safety Standards

  • ISO 9001
  • OSHA Certified
  • Lean Construction Methods
  • Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Resume Skills: Working Knowledge

  • Structural Engineering
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Laws and Codes
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Management

Resume Skills: Construction

  • Contract and Budget Management
  • Quality Control
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Management
  • Site Logistics Planning
  • Procurement Management
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Your Name
Senior Construction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com October 2019 - Present
Senior Construction Manager
Increased project efficiency by 22% by effectively using Microsoft Project for project planning and management.
Leveraged robust civil engineering principles to execute and successfully deliver complex construction projects.
Achieved 90% on-time project delivery by implementing effective construction project management strategies.
Managed procurement for high-value materials, leveraging strategic sourcing to save 18% in procurement costs.
Effectively oversaw subcontracting activities maintaining construction quality and reducing lead time by 10%.
Resume Worded May 2016 - September 2019
Construction Manager
Managed construction of a $50M commercial project within budget and ahead of schedule.
Steered contract negotiation efforts that lowered contract service costs by 15%.
Devised construction safety plan, leading to a 20% drop in on-site incidents.
Turner Construction February 2013 - April 2016
Construction Supervisor
Managed workforce of 50+ workers, optimizing resource allocation and improving productivity by 25%.
Spearheaded project control initiatives to minimize rework and maximize efficiency.
Utilized quantity surveying tactics to cut down material costs by 10%.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2013
Master of Project Management
Distinction: Graduated with Honors, Top 5% of the class
Resume Worded Institute April 2011
Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Specialization: Construction Engineering and Management
Achievements: Dean's List 2010 (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Primavera P6, MS Project, HCSS, Procore, Bluebeam
Standards & Regulations: OSHA Safety, Build Green, LEED, CDM Regulations, Building Codes, ADA Standards
Technical Skills: Structural Analysis, Surveying, Concrete Technology, Soil Mechanics, Cost Estimation, Value Engineering
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Intermediate), French (Basic)
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager, Project Management Professional (PMP), LEED Green Associate
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor - Association of Construction Professionals, Regional Director - Building Goodness Foundation
Projects: Led renovation of historical city center – cost $10M, Managed construction of 15-story residential complex – cost $25M
Continuing Education: Lean Construction Institute workshops, Seminar on Advanced Project Management Techniques
Your Name
Construction Site Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2021 - Present
Construction Site Manager
Improved project delivery timeline by 20% through effective construction site management.
Developed and enforced construction safety protocols, reducing on-site incidents by 40%.
Oversaw skilled and unskilled contractors delivering highest level of quality workmanship.
Key player in project planning and coordination activities, successfully handling multi-million dollar projects.
Leveraged civil engineering expertise to identify areas of cost savings, reducing project cost by 15%.
Balfour Beatty December 2017 - February 2021
Senior Site Supervisor
Facilitated communication between team members and upper management, increasing project transparency and efficiency.
Implemented tactical project control measures to ensure adherence to timeline and budget.
Boosted on-site productivity by 25% through effective labor management.
Coached.com June 2015 - November 2017
Site Supervisor
Coordinated with quantity surveying team for efficient material procurement.
Managed concrete works ensuring top quality and minimal wastage.
Assisted in project estimation, contributing to accurate budgeting and cost control.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute February 2021
Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
Completed rigorous coursework and practical training in construction management principles and practices.
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master of Science in Civil Engineering
Emphasis on Structural Engineering and Construction Management
SKILLS
Project Management: Contract negotiation, Budget management, Risk assessment, Quality control
Techniques: Site inspections, Plan reading, Vendor management, Regulatory compliance, Material procurement
Software: AutoCAD, MS Project, Primavera P6, Revit, BIM 360, BLUEBEAM Revu
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP) (2021), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) (2018)
Leadership & Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer Construction Leader (2016-present)
Projects: Managed construction of 20-storey residential complex, ensuring completion within budget and ahead of schedule (2020)
Awards & Recognition: Recipient of Balfour Beatty Excellence in Leadership Award (2019), Resume Worded Outstanding Site Manager (2022)
Your Name
Director of Preconstruction
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded January 2019 - Present
Director of Preconstruction
Developed a comprehensive pre-construction strategy that reduced project inception time by 30% resulting in $2M on annual company savings
Established a robust design-build framework that improved cross-functional collaboration and increased project delivery rate by 15%
Initiated and completed $50M worth of construction project estimates and bids, securing and successfully executing five major projects
Revolutionized subcontracting processes to increase efficiency and ensure the regular delivery of supplies for continuous workflow, resulting in a 25% wider company contract portfolio
Championed the adoption of LEED practices in ongoing projects, leading to a 30% reduction in energy waste and securing the company’s place as a green building leader
Bechtel Group Inc. September 2015 - December 2018
Senior Preconstruction Manager
Devised and implemented CPM scheduling, enhancing workflow efficiency by 20% and reducing timeline overruns
Led team to process 500+ contract negotiations and change orders while maintaining strong relationships with key contractors and clients
Managed the renovation of 10+ high-impact constructions using detailed project estimation, resulting in an increase in project revenues by 35%
Coached.com June 2012 - August 2015
Preconstruction Manager
Streamlined the constructability process leading to an improved project execution time by 15%
Conducted comprehensive subcontractor evaluations approving 20+ reliable subcontracting firms, increasing construction resources by 25%
Implemented a value engineering approach leading to improved budget allocation, cutting unnecessary costs by 10%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University December 2011
Master's in Civil Engineering - Construction Management
Coursework: Preconstruction Processes, Comprehensive Project Management, Cost and Quality Control
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2010
Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
Recognized by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
SKILLS
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Procore, EasyBuild, Sage 300, Revit, CostX, PlanGrid
Estimation Tools: STACK, Clear Estimates, Esticom, Xactimate, RedTeam, ProjectPro
Management Methodologies: Lean, Agile, Waterfall, Six Sigma, Kaizen, PMP principles
Compliance & Regulations: LEED certification, OSHA regulations, Building codes, Planning permissions
OTHER
Certifications: PMP Certified (Project Management Institute, 2019), LEED Green Associate (2017)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity (2018-present); Board Member, Local Chamber of Commerce (2015-present)
Projects: Led preconstruction planning and estimation for the Sunrise Retirement Home project, managing a $12m budget
Your Name
Preconstruction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Preconstruction Manager
Engaged in $40M worth of project bidding, winning contracts for ten high-value commercial construction projects
Redefined estimating process, integrating data analysis for more precise budget forecasting, which cut standard costing errors by 15%
Led the construction management of four high-impact projects, completing them ahead of schedule and within budget constraints by 20%
Leveraged green building techniques across all projects, reducing energy consumption by 28% and enhancing company's sustainability profile
Promoted widespread use of process scheduling, resulting in a cohesive workflow and 15% increased efficiency in project timelines
Coached.com May 2014 - January 2018
Head Estimator
Expedited turn-around on estimates by 40%, earning five new contract awards in a competitive market
Negotiated 200+ contracts, utilizing subcontractors and maximizing productivity and resource allocation
Implemented LEED standards in numerous projects, leading to environmental compliance 100% of the time and increased reputation score.
Jacobs Engineering Group June 2010 - April 2014
Construction Manager
Implemented constructability review, reducing reworks by 20% and saving $3M over a span of four years
Oversaw 10+ commercial projects using project estimation tools, resulting in accurate budget forecasting and cost savings of $1M
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Institute August 2014
Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
Emphasis on safety, risk, and crisis management
Resume Worded University May 2010
Master of Business Administration - Project Management
Specialized in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Finance Management
SKILLS
Construction Software: AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, Primavera, Procore, Bluebeam, Sketchup, REVIT
Estimating & Budgeting: Construction Cost Estimating, Quantity Take Offs, Value Engineering, Budget Planning and Management, Financial Analysis, Cost Reduction
Construction Management: Contract Management, Risk Management, Safety Regulations, Feasibility Studies, Tender Process Management, Schedule Planning and Control
Quality Management: ISO Standards, Six Sigma, Lean Construction, Quality Assurance and Control, Site Inspections, Testing and Commissioning
OTHER
Certifications: OSHA Certified (2019), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (2018)
Professional Affiliations: Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)
Courses: Advanced Project Management Course, Risk Management Course
Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, Fundraiser for Local Schools
Your Name
Senior Preconstruction Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Coached.com March 2017 - Present
Senior Preconstruction Manager
Led the preconstruction phase of 8 major projects with an estimated value of $45M, all delivered within cost parameters and 20% ahead of schedule
Pioneered a new project bidding strategy lifting win-rate by 30% and greatly expanding the company's construction portfolio
Streamlined subcontractor approval process, shortening subcontractor onboarding period by 40%
Devised contract negotiations and deals worth over $20M, expanding the company's professional network and job pipeline
Instrumental in incorporating value engineering reviews, resulting in overall cost savings of 18% on project budgets
Resume Worded July 2013 - February 2017
Lead Construction Estimator
Developed a precise project estimation methodology, reducing budget deviation by 25% across all projects
Ensured LEED compliance across all projects, resulting in two projects being awarded LEED Gold certification
Strategically managed $30M worth of contract negotiations, contributing to a 15% increase in annual company revenues
Turner Construction January 2010 - June 2013
Project Manager
Spearheaded the renovation of 15 commercial buildings leading to a profit increase of $1M annually
Prepared and evaluated pre-construction budgets for 20+ projects, ensuring optimal resource and cost management
Managed a team of 30 personnel, improving process scheduling and increasing productivity by 25%
EDUCATION
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2009
Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Specialized in Project Management
Resume Worded University May 2005
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Dean's List 2004 (Top 10%)
SKILLS
Estimating Software: WinEst, ICE, BlueBeam, On-Screen Takeoff, PlanSwift
Project Management Tools: MS Project, Primavera, Asana, Jira
CAD Software: AutoCAD, Revit
Office Suite: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
OTHER
Certifications: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP)
Leadership & Volunteering: National Association of Women in Construction (Board Member, 2015-2017)
Awards: Best Preconstruction Manager - Coached.com (2019)
Courses: Risk Management in Construction, Advanced Estimating Techniques
Your Name
Architectural Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Principal Architect
Led in-depth Design Research to overcome challenges in creating sustainable architectural designs, resulting in 2 prestigious Green Building awards.
Directed a team to incorporate Construction Management practices and Agile Methodologies simultaneously, enhancing project completion rate by 25%.
Empowered the team with advanced Architectural Design tools like AutoCAD, SketchUp, which reinforced quality and saved a total of 48 project hours every week.
Revolutionized our Architecture design workflow by incorporating Software Development methodologies, reducing design errors by 32%.
Conducted bi-annual Space Planning workshops that amplified Interior Architecture design quality and increased client satisfaction by 20%.
Foster + Partners January 2016 - February 2018
Senior Architect
Orchestrated high profile architectural projects, exceeding revenue forecast by $4.5 million.
Enabled seamless Interior Design processes by leveraging Revit and Computer-Aided Design solutions, boosting overall efficiency by 15%.
Spearheaded the adoption of sustainable building practices, leading to reductions in energy usage across all projects by 18%.
Coached.com May 2013 - December 2015
Architect
Guided junior architects in producing top-quality Architectural Drawings, increasing the team's efficiency by 30%.
Spearheaded major Renovation projects that led to an increase in client retainment by 20%.
Efficiently managed the Submittals for all major projects, strengthening relationships with contractors and suppliers
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University May 2012
Master of Architecture
Specialized in Urban Design and Sustainability
Award: Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Resume Worded University May 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture
Member of the university's Architectural Society
Awarded for excellent performance in Structural Design
SKILLS
Design Software: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Rhinoceros, ArchiCAD, Civil 3D, Lumion
Rendering & Graphics Software: 3ds Max, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Enscape, V-Ray
Planning & Coordination: MS Project, Primavera, BIM 360, Asana
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Intermediate)
OTHER
Certifications: LEED Associated Professional (AP) Certification (2021), Certified Architectural Manager
Projects: Led the design and construction of a LEED Platinum certified building
Leadership & Volunteering: Active member of Green Building Council, Assisted Habitat for Humanity in home designs
Publications: Authored several articles on sustainable design published in well-recognized architectural journals
Your Name
Senior Architect
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Zaha Hadid Architects February 2018 - Present
Architectural Manager
Transformed Architectural Design approaches to adopt Sustainable Design practices, winning 3 industry awards for innovation and sustainability.
Monitored and streamlined the Space Planning process resulting in a 15% decrease in project overruns.
Championed the transition from traditional CAD to Revit and SketchUp, enhancing the team efficiency by 18%.
Developed and implemented Agile Methodologies into Construction Management processes; this reduced project timelines by 10%.
Introduced a new protocol for improved Construction Drawings, reducing revisions by 27% and costs by $2.4M annually.
Resume Worded July 2015 - January 2018
Lead Architect
Integrated Software Development strategies in architectural design, initiating a 30% reduction in systems-related issues.
Devised Green Building designs that attracted 12 new corporate clients within a year.
Oversaw completion and Submittals of all major projects, improving stakeholder trust by 33%.
Coached.com January 2012 - June 2015
Project Architect
Managed comprehensive Renovation projects that increased annual profit by $1.5M.
Developed and instructed an AutoCAD learning program for interns, leading to an increase in intern-to-employee conversion rate by 25%
Utilized Construction Drawings techniques to reduce drawing errors by 40% under stringent deadlines.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University January 2012
Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
Recipient of Resume Worded Architectural Scholar Award
Resume Worded Institute June 2010
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)
Focused on sustainable architectural design, Graduated with Honors
SKILLS
Architectural Software: AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Rhino, ArchiCAD
Design: Sustainable Design, Urban Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Conceptual Design
Construction Knowledge: Building Systems, Construction Documents, Construction Drawings, Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Miscellaneous: Project Management, Schematic Design, Design Research, Space Planning
OTHER
Certifications: Licensed Architect, American Institute of Architects
Awards: Pritzker Architecture Prize 2017, The Architectural Review Emerging Architect Award 2016
Publications: Contributor to 'Architectural Digest', 'Blueprint Magazine', and 'Architect's Newspaper'
Volunteering: Habitat for Humanity, Helped design and build homes for low-income families
Your Name
Principal Architect
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
EXPERIENCE
Resume Worded June 2017 - Present
Architectural Manager
Implemented Agile Methodologies in project planning and execution, reducing project delivery time by 20%.
Revolutionized Architectural Design process by integrating Revit and SketchUp which resulted in fewer design withdrawals by 15%.
Boosted efficiencies by incorporating Software Development practices in Space Planning projects, reducing additional iterations by 10%.
Pioneered Green Building initiatives in the company with an emphasis on Sustainable Design, which garnered national recognition and three industry awards.
Orchestrated the production of Construction Drawings that led to an increase in project win rate by 30%.
Gensler January 2015 - May 2017
Senior Architect
Initiated and oversaw the adoption of Interior Architecture techniques into building designs, leading to a 20% increase in client approvals.
Spearheaded the integration of efficient CAD tools into construction plans, resulting in a 12% reduction in overall project costs.
Led and mentored 10 junior architects, resulting in two architects getting fast-tracked promotions.
Coached.com April 2012 - December 2014
Architectural Associate
Developed and executed 12 Residential and Commercial project plans which resulted in $2.5M in additional company revenue.
Used design research for creating innovative Interior Designs, increasing client appreciation by 15%.
Handled documentation and Submittals of 20+ projects maintaining 100% compliance.
EDUCATION
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Architecture
Specialized in Urban Design and Planning
Resume Worded Institute May 2012
Bachelor of Architecture Degree
Awarded Student Design Excellence Award in 2010
Minors in Structural Engineering
Elected member of the Institute Student Council in 2011
SKILLS
Design Software: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Rhinoceros, 3Ds Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, Lumion
Techniques: Model Making, Sustainable Design, Comprehensive Layout Planning, Urban Planning, Drafting, Development Approval Drawings, 3D Visualization and Rendering
OTHER
Certifications: LEED Accredited Professional with Specialization in Building Design and Construction
Awards: Winner of the Gensler Design Excellence Award in 2016
Projects: Implemented an innovative design approach for the Downtown Commercial Complex, significantly reducing the design iterations and winning the Client's choice award
Volunteering: Provided free architectural consultation and designs to underprivileged communities through Coached Charitable Foundation

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Review the job posting closely.

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

2
Add industry skills like Project Planning and Contract Management.

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

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Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Budgeting, Civil Engineering and AutoCAD - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

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Highlight leadership and management skills.

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

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Show evidence of managing projects.

Leading and delivering projects to completion are critical skill sets when it comes to Construction Project Manager roles.

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

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