This project is an appraisal of human resources management in the Nigeria construction industry. The aims and object of the study included the identification of the methods adopted for managing human resources in the industry here in Nigeria. The scope was however limited to human resources recruitment, selection, training and development. To achieve these aims and objectives a field survey was carried out covering fire construction firms. A questionnaire was used to collect data from the subject of the study. The data was used to answer the research hypotheses on the recruitment and training methods adopted in the industry. The analysis of the data reveals, among others, that construction firms practice a decentralized system of recruitment, that the on the job training was the most adapted method by construction firms, and that the major criteria for selecting applicants for construction jobs were the academic qualifications and experience, and performance at interview and tests. Based on these findings, the study concluded that the methods adopted were limited in scope, and there was slow level of professionalism within industry.