CAREER

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$67,840

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+4.8% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Do

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Other Job Titles First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers May Have

Coal Mine Production Foreman, Construction Foreman, Construction Supervisor, Electrical Supervisor, Field Operations Supervisor, Field Supervisor, Insulation Foreman, Roustabout Field Supervisor, Sheet Metal Foreman, Site Superintendent

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.

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