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First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

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Skills Needed

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Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

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Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

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Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

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Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

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Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

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Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

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Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

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Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

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Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

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Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

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Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

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Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

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Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

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Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.

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Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

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Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

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Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

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Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

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Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

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Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

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Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

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Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.

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Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

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Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

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Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Wages

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $42k
  • Median Income Salary$67k
  • Upper Income Salary $105k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

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Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • APPR INSIDE WIREMAN-AAS
    • Apprenticeship-AAS NFA
    • BAS Construction Management
    • C&D Construction Mgt-AAS
    • CONST TECH-BUILDING TRADES-AAS
    • CONSTRUCTION TECH-CONS MGT-AAS
    • CT - BUILDING INSPECTION-AAS
    • Construction Estimating
    • Construction Management-AAS
    • Industrial Electricity 1
    • Teamsters-Journeyman Cert
    • Tile Setter-Journeyman Cert
    • APPREN STUDIES CARPENTRY-AAS
    • Apprenticeship-CT NFA
    • BTECH Construction Management
    • CARPENTRY TRADES-CT
    • CONSTRUCTION MGT - AAS
    • CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY-AAS
    • Certificate of Achievement - Electrical Systems Technology
    • Construction Gateway Program
    • Construction Project MGT
    • TEAMSTER CONVENTION TRAINING
    • Technology - Construction

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 26

    Associate's Degree

  • 6

    Bachelor's Degree

  • 49

    Certificate Of At Least One But Less Than Two Years

  • 102

    Certificate Of Less Than One Year