Project Manager - Construction oversees and directs all phases of a construction project. Designs and implements project plans. Being a Project Manager - Construction communicates directly with contractors/designers concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling. Prepares project status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications. Additionally, Project Manager - Construction requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Project Manager - Construction manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Project Manager - Construction typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.