a person who contracts for and assumes responsibility for completing a construction project and hires, supervises, and pays all subcontractors
Servis, a general contractor, was baffled by how introverted Stone acted.
If there is any superfluous earth in connection with his work, he, and not the general contractor, should remove it.
The next morning the general contractor for the building got Mr. Driscoll on the telephone.
Mr. Driscoll started into an explanation of his trouble with Foley, but the general contractor cut him short.
But the general contractor descended upon him in person, and there was a bitter half hour.
A general contractor makes his figures on the various parts of the work, then adds them together and makes a lump bid.
The general contractor is charged with the amount represented as being due until the matter is fully adjusted.
Just as the general contractor is paid in installments, the architect's fee is likewise liquidated.