Construction Manager Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Construction Manager interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

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Describe a situation where you had to use conflict management skills.

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List of 35 Construction Manager Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Describe a situation where you had to use conflict management skills.

  2. 2.

    How do you manage your time?

  3. 3.

    Explain to me how you handle change orders.

  4. 4.

    What do you know about the projects we typically do at our company?

  5. 5.

    How do you built rapport with your crew?

  6. 6.

    How do you deal with an angry client?

  7. 7.

    What do you like least about working as a construction manager?

  8. 8.

    What would you do if you saw a crew member not wearing a hard hat when they are required to?

  9. 9.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  10. 10.

    What do you enjoy most about leading a construction crew?

  11. 11.

    What is your favorite type of project to work on?

  12. 12.

    Give me an example of when you took a risk to achieve a goal. What was the outcome?

  13. 13.

    How important is safety to you?

  14. 14.

    How do you define excellent customer service?

  15. 15.

    When have you led a project before? How was the outcome?

  16. 16.

    Why do you want to work for our construction company?

  17. 17.

    Why did you choose a career as a construction manager?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about a problem you encountered while working with an outside firm on a construction project and how you overcame it.

  19. 19.

    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.

  20. 20.

    How do you handle crew members who are late to work?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about a time when your supervisor criticized your work. How did you respond?

  22. 22.

    Give me an example of a project that best describes your organizational skills.

  23. 23.

    What was the most difficult period in your life, and how did you deal with it?

  24. 24.

    What do you like to do in your free time?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about your education and how it has helped you become a construction manager.

  26. 26.

    Do you have reliable transportation?

  27. 27.

    How many times did you miss work last year, and why?

  28. 28.

    What three words would your previous employer use to describe you?

  29. 29.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  30. 30.

    What is your greatest personal achievement?

  31. 31.

    Describe your leadership style.

  32. 32.

    What is your greatest strength?

  33. 33.

    Tell me something about yourself that is not on your resume.

  34. 34.

    How do you define teamwork?

  35. 35.

    Do you have any questions for me?