Sample 1 - State of California

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Construction Trades and Extraction Supervisors
(SOC Code : 47-1011)
in California

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Work experience in a related occupation .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
California 20131st Qtr$36.48$27.72$35.63$44.15

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
California 2010 - 202046,00056,00010,00021.72,060

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Painting and Decorating ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center
Lathing and Plastering ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Residential Building Construction 25,03314.4%
Building Equipment Contractors 31,45813.8%
Nonresidential Building Construction 16,19413.5%
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors10,5928.4%
Building Finishing Contractors 19,6906.0%
Utility System Construction 1,6704.1%
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 14,2993.9%
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction2,2882.1%
Other Heavy Construction 2,6951.1%
Support Activities for Mining 2401.0%
Waste Management and Remediation Service3,4751.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Building Construction Technology
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Building/Property Maintenance.

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of construction or extractive workers.
Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
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.
Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities.
Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
Order or requisition materials or supplies.
Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.

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Top Skills used in this Job
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.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

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Alternate Titles
Construction Foremen; Construction Supervisors; First-Line Construction Supervisors; Foremen
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