What does a First-Line Supervisor of Construction Trade and Extraction Worker do?

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Jobs Roles

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