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Top 15 Construction Manager Interview Questions

Question 1 of 15
Tell me about a time when you built rapport quickly with someone under difficult conditions.
Question 2 of 15
Give me an example of a project that best describes your organizational skills.
Question 3 of 15
Tell me about a time when your supervisor criticized your work. How did you respond?
Question 4 of 15
Describe a situation where you had to use conflict management skills.
Question 5 of 15
Give me an example of when you took a risk to achieve a goal. What was the outcome?
Question 6 of 15
Some problems require developing a unique approach. Tell about a time when you were able to develop a different problem-solving approach.
Question 7 of 15
How do you manage your time?
Question 8 of 15
When have you led a project before? How was the outcome?
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I have been leading projects now for over 10 years, I happy to say my projects have always come in on time and within budget.
Question 9 of 15
There are times when we are placed under extreme pressure on the job. Tell about a time when you were under such pressure and how you handled it.
Question 10 of 15
Tell me about a problem you encountered while working with an outside firm on a construction project, and how you overcame it.

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Question 11 of 15
What do you enjoy most about leading a construction crew?
Question 12 of 15
Why did you choose a career as a project manager?
Question 13 of 15
What do you know about the projects we typically do at our company?
Question 14 of 15
Why do you want to work for our construction company?
Question 15 of 15
What was the most difficult period in your life, and how did you deal with it?

About Construction Manager

September 18th, 2017

Construction managers oversee construction projects from start to finish. Their exact responsibilities may vary depending on the type and size of the project. In general, construction managers prepare work timetables and cost estimates, collaborate with engineers and architects, ensure that the project complies with all legal requirements and safety codes, resolves problems on the site, and hires subcontractors to complete various aspects of the construction.
While a high school diploma may be sufficient to work on smaller projects, larger construction companies prefer to hire candidates who have both, a bachelor's degree and work experience in a construction-related field. Certification is not always necessary but it can help boost employment prospects. Construction managers must have strong leadership, organization, decision-making, business, technical, and interpersonal skills.
At your interview, be prepared to demonstrate that you have all of the necessary skills and the knowledge to make an efficient construction manager. Answer all questions confidently and don't be afraid to show off your accomplishments that highlight the necessary skills. A great way to prepare for your upcoming interview is by going to Mock Questions and preparing your answers to the questions listed there.

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