Construction & Home Building

Site Manager

The following are examples of job functions for a Site Manager that demand some level of proficiency with digital tools, devices, and systems:

  • Developing/implementing project safety plans and health and safety practices and procedures
  • Preparing construction project budget estimates
  • Ensuring the project is constructed as per design, budget, resources, quality, and schedule
  • Preparing contracts and negotiating changes to contracts with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Managing project performance and providing performance status reports

Examples of Digital Tools, Devices and Systems for Site Manager
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Windows Operating System, Excel, Word)
  • Computer-aided design software for reviewing construction drawings
  • Building engineering management/construction management software such as ECMS, COINS, SMART Project Control, BIM 360, FieldWire
  • Oracle Primavera P6 or other project, program, and portfolio management tools for planning, managing, and executing multiple projects
  • JobMaster, ICON, GEST to log and track internal processes during the construction phase
  • Computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software, CAFM applications, and CAFM Systems to undertake facility management
  • Computer-aided cost estimation software to access regularly updated project cost data and indices to help increase the accuracy of cost estimates for construction projects
  • ZOOM, WebEx, GoToMeeting, and similar applications to set up online/video calls and conferencing
  • Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, and Slack to communicate project progress with clients and other stakeholders
  • Electronic document management system (eDMS) to store, organize, and manage documents in the form of electronic files