Construction Administrator

Construction Administrator DISC Chart

Job Summary

Construction administrators assist with all administrative aspects of construction projects from start to finish. They help the construction project manager ensure the project stays on track and meets quality standards. They assemble bid packages, oversee the subcontractor and vendor hiring process, and compile detailed on-site construction activity logs. Construction administrators typically work full-time for a real estate development or construction company at a construction site.

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Personality types of a Construction Administrator

Each letter of DISC represents polar personality types with correlating behaviors and characteristics. Learn more about their strengths and weaknesses, how they communicate, and more

high D - Problem Solver

Likes to take action

low I - Supporter

Likes to work independently

high S - Stabilizer

Likes to have structure

high C - Rule Follower

Likes to follow the status quo

Behavioral Qualities for a Construction Administrator

Behavioral qualities make people naturally act in a certain way. Utilize people's natural behaviors and strengths at work.
  • Determined. Willful in achieving objectives.
  • Attentive. Caring for details and demands.
  • Predictable. Dependable and consistent.
  • Perfectionistic. Precise and exacting in their work.

Motivators for a Construction Administrator

Motivators are values that drive people. To retain passionate employees, place people in a role that utilizes their values
  • Political: A drive for authority, to take command. To tend to the political drive, give them the authority to take a leadership position among their colleagues and with different projects.
  • Regulatory: A drive to maintain order and the status quo. To tend to the regulatory drive, set clear and unambiguous guidelines for themselves and others to follow.
  • Theoretical: A drive to learn and gain new knowledge. To tend to the theoretical drive, enable them to learn and acquire new skills and they advance in their career.

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