First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Also called: Construction Foreman, Construction Superintendent, Construction Supervisor, Site Superintendent

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Mi-Co Mi-Forms Client
    Calendar and scheduling software
  • FranklinCovey TabletPlanner
  • Scheduling software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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