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Sample Resume for a Construction Manager

Sample Resume for a Construction Manager

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1785 Parker St. #78  |  Washington, DC 10975
(555) 555-5555



Construction manager with a 15-year 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 a variety of other construction/demolition projects. Backed by strong credentials and a proven history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions.


  • Construction / Demolition Projects
  • Infrastructure Improvement Projects
  • Environmental Remediation Projects
  • Site Safety / OSHA Compliance
  • QA / QC / Field Engineering
  • Change Order Management
  • Budgeting & Cost Controls
  • Bidding / Estimating / Proposals
  • Subcontractor / Crew Supervision


XYZ CONTRUCTION INC. (Washington, DC) -- Construction Project Manager, 3/09 to Present
Retained to lead major infrastructure improvements on the nation's bridges/highways after firm's recent award of $500M government contract (a stimulus-related package).

ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION LLC (Washington, DC) -- Construction Project Manager, 2/00 to 2/09
Retained to lead major infrastructure improvements on the nation's bridges/highways after firm's recent award of $500M government contract (a stimulus-related package).

SMITHTON BROS. CONSTRUCTION (Richmond, VA) -- Site Supervisor / Field Engineer, 5/95 to 1/00
Provided site supervision and field engineering on a diverse range of commercial construction, demolition and roadway projects (budgets ranging from $450K to $75M).


Infrastructure Improvement Projects (2009 to Present)  |   Budgets: $5M to $100M:
  • 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 (2000 to 2009)  |  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 (1995 to 2000)  |  Budgets: $450K to $75M
  • Completed diverse construction/demolition projects, including the ground-up build of new state courthouse, corporate offices and underground parking garages as well as abandoned warehouse demolitions.


UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (Charlottesville, VA) -- BS in Civil Engineering, 1995

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

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