Construction project management organizations are not just a collaboration of professionals who come together to share their knowledge and expertise. These organizations also take up various project management tasks and provide educational opportunities through training sessions and forums.
This guide will cover some of the key terms related to construction project management organizations that you will hear from professionals in the construction industry. This guide provides description for technical terms, such as construction software, construction managers and inspectors, ICPMA and CMAA.
Construction softwareMany organizations use construction software to manage different facets of the building process, such as documentation, scheduling the phases of building and managing the budget.
Construction managersA construction manager is in charge of the construction project. The construction managers ensure the quality of the work done and the schedule for it. Their responsibilities include planning the project, supervising employees and handling billing issues.
U.S. Department of Labor for a thorough description of the job of construction managers.
Construction inspectorsA construction inspector inspects and approves various aspects of the construction process. At the end of each phase, the inspector asses the work done and the safety of the structure constructed.
CSLB (Contractors State License Board)All construction organizations must follow certain standards that have been set by the Contractors State License Board. The CSLB regulates the entire construction industry, including construction project management organizations.
Contractors State License Board.