A construction manager in an organization has the role of managing the construction team and various contractors to build and test the building systems for the project, represents the owner in taking bids of subcontractors and coordinating their activities, and administering all of the construction contracts for a fee or guaranteed maximum price. The construction manager also works with the commissioning authority to identify and correct deficiencies.
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1.A person who is appointed by the owner to work as the owner’s agent in the construction work, preparing bidding documents and contract documents, arranging construction contracts, and managing the contractors so that all work on the project is completed on time and within budget, in accordance with contractual agreements.
2. The person who has been designated by the owner to provide special management services during the construction phase of a building project.
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