The residential construction industry is currently experiencing an exponential boom, and a lack of skilled trade professionals means an overabundance of jobs. Among the fastest-growing and most-needed positions in new home construction include electricians, glass installation and repair technicians, masons, plumbers, roofers, and project managers.
While there is a high demand for these positions, demand alone won’t help your construction team continue to land jobs. To make a positive impression on builders and increase credibility within the industry, brush up on the following six best practices in construction project management.
Builders expect three things from construction projects: The requested job completed efficiently, within budget and on time. Effortlessly check off all three all while showcasing your professionalism and expertise by:
Bolt contractor software was built to streamline the entire residential home construction process, allowing contractors who work with builders to follow project management best practices. Developed by lifelong construction professionals, the construction management software simplifies day-to-day processes and maximizes best practices to lead you and your team to success in every construction contract.
Whether you are a project manager or a trade contractor, effective communication, and integrated organization systems make it easier to do your job. The following are some of the benefits Bolt’s project management system provides:
Straightforward Scheduling: Avoid miscommunications in scheduling information and adjustments. With Bolt’s project management software, all workers know where they are supposed to be and when and are instantly notified of any changes to the construction schedule. Maintaining clear, effective communication makes a lasting impression on the builder and strengthens your chances of winning additional jobs.
Accurate and Detailed Records: Inaccurate tracking of materials used for jobs is eliminated with Bolt’s software. Project managers can access and manage documents, regardless of if they are on the job or at home. Records related to jobs are kept and stored for easy access for any future purposes, and digital record-keeping eliminates any questions of handwriting or physical delivery. All the features combined results in both happy builders and clients.
Cohesive Information: All data and communication related to the job are easily accessible through mobile applications. Contractors and project managers monitor and adjust on the fly through their mobile phone or tablet. Access records, schedules, and budgets, and stay informed with instant update capacities. Every detail of the job is brought together in one integrated system. From secure storage of related documents to effective communication between project managers and contractors, Bolt Software helps crews run a more efficient job site that exceeds home builder expectations.
Accessible Accounting: Bolt integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks accounting system. Its accounting organization has a user-friendly interface for smaller businesses to keep track of the books. Documents and images are uploaded and downloaded directly from the management system, making it easy to create folders, set up security parameters, and share documents with other members of the team. All relevant documents are accessible in one place with total management control.
Thoughtful Details: Bolt Software’s visually appealing and straightforward interface allows information and communication to flow smoothly. Crews can navigate the software with streamlined options that make sense and speed up timelines. Contractors can also automate and confirm tasks and deliveries, saving time and avoiding “gotcha’s” that often plague the residential construction industry.
Maximize both job productivity and efficiency for residential construction project managers and trade contractors with Bolt’s flexible and cost-saving project management system.
Contact us today for complete information about how Bolt can keep your job running smoothly, on time and on budget.
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