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SUPERVISORS OF CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION WORKERS
 
Occupation Description:
 
  Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
   Solar Energy Installation Managers (ONET code: 47-1011.03)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Direct work crews installing residential or commercial solar photovoltaic or thermal systems.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Plan and coordinate installations of photovoltaic (PV) solar and solar thermal systems to ensure conformance to codes.
  • Supervise solar installers, technicians, and subcontractors for solar installation projects to ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Assess potential solar installation sites to determine feasibility and design requirements.
  • Assess system performance or functionality at the system, subsystem, and component levels.
  • Coordinate or schedule building inspections for solar installation projects.
  • Monitor work of contractors and subcontractors to ensure projects conform to plans, specifications, schedules, or budgets.
  • Perform start-up of systems for testing or customer implementation.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • 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..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads..
  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services..
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
  • 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.
 
Skills:
 
 
  • 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..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
 
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Education & Training:
 
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License Authority for Lead Abatement Supervisor:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $79,695.00 $38.32 $27.03 $30.14 - $45.25
Bridgeport/Stamford $83,059.00 $39.93 $27.06 $29.82 - $47.75
Danbury $75,476.00 $36.29 $23.81 $28.14 - $45.16
Hartford $77,718.00 $37.37 $26.86 $29.92 - $43.95
New Haven $81,866.00 $39.36 $28.38 $31.56 - $47.56
New London/Norwich $76,210.00 $36.64 $26.39 $28.57 - $42.84
Waterbury $79,746.00 $38.34 $32.62 $33.78 - $42.68
Torrington $72,154.00 $34.69 $25.49 $29.41 - $41.54
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2014 2024
State of Connecticut 7,300 7,970 0.8% 125
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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