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First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers - 47-1011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Construction Foreman
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Field Supervisor
  • Foreman
  • Job Superintendent
  • Project Superintendent
  • Site Superintendent
  • Superintendent
  • Supervisor

SOC Occupation Groups

47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
47-1000 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
47-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Related Occupations


  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.
  • Arrange for repairs of equipment or machinery.
  • Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
  • Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
  • Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.
  • Order or requisition materials or supplies.
  • Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities, using hand tools or other equipment.
  • Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
  • Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
  • Suggest or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or hires.
  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction or extractive workers.
  • Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, or company policies.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assist skilled construction or extraction personnel.
  • Communicate with other construction or extraction personnel to discuss project details.
  • Coordinate construction project activities.
  • Direct construction or extraction personnel.
  • Estimate construction project labor requirements.
  • Estimate materials requirements for projects.
  • Evaluate projects to determine compliance with technical specifications.
  • Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation.
  • Mark reference points on construction materials.
  • Measure work site dimensions.
  • Monitor construction operations.
  • Order construction or extraction materials or equipment.
  • Record operational or environmental data.
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Train construction or extraction personnel.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • Civil Engineer Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineering Senior Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Engineering Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Equipment Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Emergency Management Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Senior Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • General Engineering Supervisor (Army - Enlisted)
  • Heavy Repair Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Horizontal Construction Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • IMA Rigging and Weight Testing Shop Journeyman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Master Chief Constructionman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Master Chief Equipmentman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Master Chief Utilitiesman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Pavements and Construction Equipment Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pavements and Construction Equipment Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Forces Engineer Sergeant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Structural Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Utilities Chief (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Airport-Maintenance Chief
  • Assistant Construction Superintendent
  • Bank Boss
  • Bricklayer Supervisor
  • Building-Insulation Supervisor
  • Chimney Supervisor, Brick
  • Clearing Supervisor
  • Concreting Supervisor
  • Dredge Operator Supervisor
  • Electrician Supervisor
  • Electrician, Chief
  • Fence-Erector Supervisor
  • Field Supervisor, Oil-Well Services
  • Field-Assembly Supervisor
  • Glazier Supervisor
  • Highway-Maintenance Supervisor
  • House-Mover Supervisor
  • Labor-Crew Supervisor
  • Mains-and-Service Supervisor
  • Oil-Well-Services Supervisor
  • Pipe-Fitter Supervisor
  • Pit Supervisor
  • Plumber Supervisor
  • Quarry Supervisor, Dimension Stone
  • Quarry Supervisor, Open Pit
  • Rigging Supervisor
  • Roofing Supervisor
  • Section Supervisor
  • Steel-Post-Installer Supervisor
  • Stonemason Supervisor
  • Superintendent, Track
  • Supervisor of Way
  • Supervisor, Acoustical Tile Carpenters
  • Supervisor, Adjustable-Steel-Joist-Setting
  • Supervisor, Asbestos Removal
  • Supervisor, Asphalt Paving
  • Supervisor, Billposting
  • Supervisor, Boatbuilders, Wood
  • Supervisor, Carpenters
  • Supervisor, Chimney Construction
  • Supervisor, Core Drilling
  • Supervisor, Doping
  • Supervisor, Dry-Wall Application
  • Supervisor, Harvesting
  • Supervisor, Insulation
  • Supervisor, Joiners
  • Supervisor, Labor Gang
  • Supervisor, Lathing
  • Supervisor, Marble
  • Supervisor, Mixing Place
  • Supervisor, Mold Construction
  • Supervisor, Ornamental Ironworking
  • Supervisor, Painting
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  • Supervisor, Pile Driving
  • Supervisor, Pipeline Maintenance
  • Supervisor, Pipelines
  • Supervisor, Plastering
  • Supervisor, Reclamation
  • Supervisor, Reinforced-Steel-Placing
  • Supervisor, Right-of-Way Maintenance
  • Supervisor, Riprap Placing
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  • Supervisor, Structural-Steel Erection
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  • Supervisor, Taping
  • Supervisor, Terrazzo
  • Supervisor, Tunnel Heading
  • Supervisor, Waterproofing
  • Tankage Supervisor
  • Tool Pusher
  • Track-Laying Supervisor
  • Utilities-and-Maintenance Supervisor