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Director of Construction

7,215 Director of Construction
Jobs Available
in US
$ 47.76 - 106.67/hour

Resumes of Director of Construction

Writing an effective Director of Construction resume is an essential part of your job search. Make sure you include a summary of your experience and goals, plus, list relevant work experience, certifications and computer programs you know. Also, highlight your skills, such as: being a good communicator, managing projects and more.

Be sure to use some of the same words found in the job description, and don't forget to proofread! Our Director of Construction resume examples will guide you through this process. Build your resume at CareerBuilder in a few clicks or, upload an existing one, now.


Typical Director Of Construction responsibilities to be added to your resume.

  • Direct acquisition of land for construction projects.

  • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.

  • Requisition supplies or materials to complete construction projects.

  • Develop construction budgets to compare green and non-green construction alternatives, in terms of short-term costs, long-term costs, or environmental impacts.

  • Plan, schedule, or coordinate construction project activities to meet deadlines.

  • Develop or implement quality control programs.

  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to representatives of the owner or developer, including administrative staff, workers, or clients.

  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.

  • Determine labor requirements for dispatching workers to construction sites.

  • Prepare contracts or negotiate revisions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, or subcontractors.

  • Contract or oversee craft work, such as painting or plumbing.

  • Implement training programs on environmentally responsible building topics to update employee skills and knowledge.

  • Secure third-party verification from sources such as Leadership in Energy Efficient Design (LEED) to ensure responsible design and building activities or to achieve favorable LEED ratings for building projects.

  • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans, using computer models.

  • Direct and supervise construction or related workers.

  • Implement new or modified plans in response to delays, bad weather, or construction site emergencies.

  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes or other regulations.

  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports.

  • Develop or implement environmental protection programs.

  • Perform, or contract others to perform, pre-building assessments, such as conceptual cost estimating, rough order of magnitude estimating, feasibility, or energy efficiency, environmental, and sustainability assessments.

  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with environmental regulations.

  • Apply for and obtain all necessary permits or licenses.

  • Apply green building strategies to reduce energy costs or minimize carbon output or other sources of harm to the environment.

  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites to ensure that proper construction procedures are being followed.


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