Sample resume for a construction manager

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Sample resume for a construction manager

Sample Resume for a Construction Manager

Do you have all the necessary tools for a successful job search? You need to start by building a resume that positions you for the best construction manager jobs. Hiring managers want to see not only your skills and experience, but also the value you'd bring to the job. For guidance, view the sample resume for a construction manager below, and download the construction manager resume template in Word. 

Jobs for construction managers are projected to grow by 11% (or 44,800 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasFloridaNew York, and Illinois; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityHoustonChicagoLos Angeles, and Dallas

As a waitress, you can expect to earn a median wage of $91,370 per year, or $43.93 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn more about construction careers on Monster.


Construction Manager Resume Sample

Thomas Greenberg
Washington, D.C. 10975 | (555) 555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL

Construction Manager / on-site Project Manager

  • Construction manager with a record of success overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, superfund and environmental projects for government and private-sector clients.
  • Experience includes managing crews of up to 150 in highway/bridge improvements, asbestos abatements, HAZWOPER initiatives and other construction and demolition projects.
  • Backed by strong credentials and a history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions.

Employer Summary

XYZ Contruction Inc. (Washington, D.C.) — Construction Project Manager, 3/14 to Present

Retained to lead major infrastructure improvements on the nation’s bridges/highways after firm’s recent
award of $50M government contract.

ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION llc (Washington, D.C.) — Construction Project Manager, 2/08 to 2/14

Managed all phases of environmental remediation, asbestos abatement and HAZWOPER projects (budgets
of up to $125M). Consistently exceeded margin goals and client expectations throughout tenure.

SMITHTON BROS. CONSTRUCTION (Richmond, VA) — Site Supervisor / Field Engineer, 5/04 to 2/08

Provided site supervision and field engineering on a range of commercial construction, demolition
and roadway projects (budgets of up to $75M).

Project Highlights

Infrastructure Improvement Projects (2014 to Present) | Budgets: $5M to $50M

  • Repaired highly traveled, weather-damaged interstates and state highways throughout the Northeast, completing all projects on or under budget.
  • Currently managing two $100M bridge improvement projects to restore compliance with safety regulations and government mandates.

Environmental Remediation & Superfund Projects (2008 to 2014) | Budgets: $2M to $125M

  • Served as project/site manager on dozens of multimillion-dollar superfund and remediation projects that included multilayer landfill capping, excavations of contaminated soil, public lands restoration initiatives
    and asbestos abatement in government and public school buildings.

HAZWOPER Projects (2004 to 2008) | Budgets: $5M to $100M

  • Led all phases of complex HAZWOPER projects involving groundwater extraction and the safe, EPA-compliant disposal of hazardous waste as a HAZWOPER-certified project manager.

Other Construction & Demolition Projects (2000 to 2002) | Budgets: $450K to $75M

  • Completed construction and demolition projects, including the ground-up build of new state courthouse, corporate offices and underground parking garages as well as abandoned warehouse demolitions.

Education & Certifications

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA(Charlottesville, VA) — BS in Civil Engineering

OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certification
Certified in Construction Safety, Confined Space Entry, First Aid and CPR


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