Projected Growth: Faster than average
Projected Job Openings
Medium Preparation Needed
Your job is to Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Common job titles of Construction Supervisors include:
Experience and Education
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
39.06% said they needed a High School Diploma.
32.7% said they needed a Some College Courses.
Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities, using hand tools or other equipment.
Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.
Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.
Order or requisition materials or supplies.
Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.
Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction or extractive workers.
Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
Arrange for repairs of equipment or machinery.
Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, or company policies.
Suggest or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or hires.
Wire pulling machines
Wheel loadersAll Tools
Two way radios
Tungsten inert gas TIG welding equipment
Slickline fishing tools
Skid steer loaders
Single-cut mill saw files
Refrigerant reclamation equipment
Refrigerant leak detectors
Protective ear plugs
Protective ear muffs
Phillips head screwdrivers
Oxyfuel gas welders
Metal inert gas MIG welding equipment
Insulated adjustable widemouth pliers
Hydraulic knock-out punches
Hydraulic crimping tools
Flatbed truck trailers
Flat head screwdrivers
Digital temperature analyzers
Channel lock pliers
Arc welding equipment
Analog temperature analyzers
Aerial personnel lifts
Acetylene welding equipment
Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Facilities management software
Inventory tracking software
Mi-Co Mi-Forms ClientAll Technologies
Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Portfolio Project Management
Oracle Primavera Systems
Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Teaching others how to do something.
Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Quality Control Analysis
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Expression
Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Building and Construction
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Personnel and Human Resources
Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.