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General Contractor Job Description Template


General Contractor Job Description Template

Posted by AJ McCraw

January 18, 2022

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[Company Name] in [City, State] is hiring an experienced General Contractor to manage our workers and ensure each finished product is of the highest quality! You'll help our project manager in the planning process and supervise all laborers and subcontractors by conducting inspections and providing guidance when needed. Ideally, job seekers should be detail-oriented builders who know site safety procedures like the back of their hand. We’re looking for someone with at least 1 year of general contractor experience. If you excel in leadership roles and relish the thought of checking off every item on the punch list, we have a place for you. Start your application today!


  • Help the project manager create a detailed plan for the construction process by discussing project specifications with the client

  • Assist the project manager with any other duties as needed for the entire project

  • Confirm that specialized tasks are completed correctly by hiring the appropriate subcontractors and construction workers with proper licensure

  • Incorporate client feedback during the building process and help the construction crew and subcontractors execute change orders

  • Supervise all construction workers and subcontractors, inspect their work, and provide direction when needed to ensure the job is high quality


  • Strong communication, organizational, leadership, and time-management skills

  • A high school diploma is required, bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Possesses a deep understanding of the construction industry and the entire building process, including building codes, permits, construction equipment, material resources, project management principles, and construction methods

  • Minimum 1 year work experience as a general contractor needed, with 3+ years preferred

  • Physically capable of using heavy equipment and lifting at least 40 pounds


  • 18 years of age

  • Able to pass a drug test

  • Legally eligible to work in the US


  • Dental insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k)

How To Apply

  • Please send your resume to the email address associated with this posting

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.