The General Contractor will for a fixed fee, execute and coordinate the work for the realisation of a construction project within a specified period. The General Contractor will work from a set of plans and specifications prepared by professionals such as architects and engineers. The GC will choose his subcontractors to execute specialized trade work. In Quebec the GC requires a licence to carry on business. The owner of the project hires the professionals; the GC is not responsible for any conception of work.