Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Tr
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Education: Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
OJT: Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: 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. Train workers in construction methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, or company policies. Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports. Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities, using hand tools or other equipment. Arrange for repairs of equipment or machinery. Suggest or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or hires.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $19.23   Entry $40,008.00
Mean $28.55   Mean $59,371.00
Experience $33.20 Experience $69,057.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers