What does a construction manager do?

Author's Note: What does a construction manager do?

My sister-in-law is married to a guy who runs some kind of construction business. I never quite understood what he did, but as I was researching this article it dawned on me he must be a construction manager. I checked out his Web site -- Moore Construction Services -- and sure enough, that's his job. This year at the family reunion, I'll finally be able to fully understand what he's talking about.

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