First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
Also called: Electrical Foreman, Facilities Manager, Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Supervisor


    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
  • customer service
  • management
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language


    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Resource Management
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job
  • managing your time and the time of other people
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • teaching people how to do something


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Hearing and Speech
  • recognize spoken words
  • speak clearly
  • do two or more things at the same time


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


    Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Yardi
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • SAP


    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school

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