A general contractor is defined as if the work is the signatory of the contract or the prime contractor of the project. A general contractor is responsible for the ways and methods used or to be used in the design and execution of the work by the signed contract.
The contract documents include, generally, the agreements on the budget, the general and special conditions and specifications of the project prepared by a professional ‘general contractor’ (which is also known as ‘entrepreneur gnral’ in the French language) such as an architect.
A general contractor usually is responsible for supplying all materials, labor and equipment and services necessary for completion or start of the project. To perform these tasks is common for the general contractor delegating part of the work to subcontractors.
These subjects are called subcontractors. A general contractor performing work for government agencies where they are referenced as a prime contractor. The entity that instructs the construction work occasionally chooses to play the role of a general contractor.
Although every building contractor is a little bit different from others, certain positive traits comprise a good building contractor. Building contractors should also be good leaders. Lastly, building contractors should be individuals who can resolve issues quickly and speedily.