Construction Skills for your CV in the Construction & Property Industry

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Construction Skills List in the Construction & Property Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Construction role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Construction job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 77% of Construction job descriptions contained construction as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

construction
77%
project management
24%
purchasing
24%
buyer
16%
estimating
16%
buying
16%
tender submissions
16%
purchaser
16%
construction management
16%
construction manager
16%
newcastle
8%
building
8%
shrewsbury
8%
quantity surveying
8%
north east
8%
contract
8%
sub-contract
8%
brickwork
8%
north west
8%
contract manager
8%
telford
8%
carpentry
8%
contracts manager
8%
welshpool
8%
plastering
8%
site management
8%
heat
8%
wrexham
8%
plumbing
8%
auditor
8%
heating
8%
audit
8%
tender preparation
8%
insurance
8%
mechanical
8%
organisational skills
8%
lecturing
8%
regulations
8%
power
8%
bids
8%
project manager
8%
residential
8%
renewable energy
8%
quotations
8%
blackpool
8%
procurement
8%
site manager
8%
site supervisor
8%
budget management
8%
construction director
8%
construction buyer
8%
microsoft office
8%
commercial
8%
contractor
8%
ms programs
8%
energy
8%
oswestry
8%
negotiating
8%
new builds
8%
hvac
8%
purchasing manager
8%
project team management
8%

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