Builders will examine and interpret clients' plans or arrange the drawing of plans to meet building regulations and will also submit tenders (offers to do jobs at a stated price), quotes or prices for a project to clients. They will arrange the submission of plans to local authorities for approval and arrange inspections of building work and will also organise employees and/or subcontractors to carry out all stages of building and negotiate rates of pay. They will be in charge to calculate quantities of materials required for building projects and order these from building suppliers or advertise for tenders and will arrange delivery times of materials to coincide with various stages of the building process. They will supervise the work of employees and/or subcontractors to ensure buildings are of an acceptable standard and are proceeding according to the contract requirements and program schedule. They will coordinate the activities of office staff involved in the preparation and payment of accounts and also comply with state and federal legal statutory contract law.
Avg Salary
Australia  $90,000 AUD
United Kingdom  £40,000 GBP
United States of America  $57,398 USD
New Zealand  $54,600 NZD
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