Irrespective of the role, professionals in the construction, engineering and real estate industry must have following skills. A recent report by the Oxford Business Group states that demand for the professionals across construction industry saw growth due to international events like World Expo in 2020 and other tourism acts. Following are some important skill sets required to have a job in construction and engineering.
“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw
The construction sector in Gulf demands critical communication skills to deal with different teams involved in a single project.
“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs
No project in construction sector can complete without teamwork.
“The big secret is that there’s no big secret.” – Oprah
The ability to visualize the situation can solve the issues before they become big.
● Problem Solving
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein
Having problem solving skills whether expected or unexpected is essential for the successful execution of the project.
● Time Management
“How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss
Effective time management skills will ensure to meet the deadlines.
“I see life like one long university education that I never had – every day I am learning something new.” – Richard Branson
Professionals who want to stay in this sector need to aware of the most happening trends in the market to spot mistakes, generate ideas and increase project efficiency.
“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch
Leadership is an important act in all sectors. Here project heads must be responsible for project design and implementation and able to lead a team of professionals such as architects, urban planners, contractors, surveyors, technicians, construction managers, technicians, transportation engineers and others.