The construction supervisor is the difference between a successful project and one that isn’t. It is not the weather, it’s not the project owner or designer, it’s not working rules; it’s the supervisor. The onsite supervisor makes more than 50 decisions a day at the jobsite that affect project time, cost, quality, and safety. There are 10 common reasons for project cost overruns. However, a supervisor can take a proactive stance to eliminate these causes. The implementation of these procedures and practices will enhance the probability of a profitable project.

Learn more about cost overruns and productivity from Jim Adrian in WE102 How to Eliminate the Ten Most Common Reasons for Project Cost Overruns.