Essentially, the project manager is accountable for the success or failure of a project. Typical responsibilities of a project manager include: Planning, Executing, and Closing Projects — defining the project, building its comprehensive work plan, and managing to the budget.
The site superintendent oversees day to day construction activities as well as enforces safety standards. The site superintendent reports actual progress in order to effectively correct project schedule, budget, and scope. Often field meetings are held by the superintendent to coordinate activity as well as inspect completed work.
Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements.