Custom home building sounds like an attractive career, but is it something you would actually like to do on a day-to-day basis? This video shows a day in the life of a custom home builder, highlighting the activities and challenges faced on a regular basis.
In this video, the custom home builder has many projects going on at once. He needs to check the progress of each, ask questions, and get involved as needed. It is the builder’s job to make sure everything is on track. In this sense, the job requires a knack for planning and overcoming obstacles to meet deadlines.
And when you’re talking about custom construction, the builder needs to keep each project straight and remember unique details about each.
The builder is bouncing around from site to site and spending time in the office to make sure all the administrative work is getting done. The builder is also an expert problem solver. In many cases, his crews may be stuck or have questions about how to proceed, and the builder is the final authority and what gets done and by what means. The builder wears many hats and applies experience and expertise with each role.