Average Salary: Entry level--$49,980 Experienced--$77,850
Education/Training Required: Most positions require an Associate's Degree
Jobs Available: 120-190
Energy Industries: Coal, Gas
Working in the high-growth energy sector, Construction Supervisors oversee the teams, materials, and specifications as new work sites are being developed. Typical responsibilities include:
- Lead teams of tradesmen or craftsmen. ·
- Coordinate, schedule and supervise the activities of construction or extractive workers and subcontractors in the field. Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs. ·
- Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
- Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs. ·
- Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to coordinate work activities with other construction project activities. ·
- Order or requisition materials or supplies. ·
- Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment. ·
- Examine and inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met. ·
- Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
Tools and Technology ·
- Computer tools - e-mail, spreadsheet, project management software.
Critical Knowledge ·
- Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other projects 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.