Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory
personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures,
facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction
project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementations.
- Plans, organizes, and directs activities concerned with construction and
maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
- Confers with supervisory personnel to discuss such matters as work procedures,
complaints, and construction problems.
- Inspects and reviews construction work, repair projects, and reports to ensure
work conforms to specifications.
- Studies job specifications to plan and approve construction of project.
- Directs and supervises workers on construction site to ensure project meets
- Contracts workers to perform construction work in accordance with
- Requisitions supplies and materials to complete construction project.
- Interprets and explains plans and contract terms to administrative staff,
workers, and clients.
- Formulates reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs, and
- Dispatches workers to construction sites to work on specified project.
- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning,
resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production
methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or
repair of houses, buildings, or other structures.
- Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection,
training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and
personnel information systems.
- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and
- Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote
effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of
people, data, property, and institutions.
- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of
precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their
- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the
meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best
people for the job.
- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the
most appropriate one.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future
problem-solving and decision-making.
- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Using mathematics to solve problems.
- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or
organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through
spoken words and sentences.
- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will
- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will
- 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.
- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that
- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment,
to detect or assess problems.
- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant
- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and
- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors
or other problems or defects.
- Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance
standards and monitoring performance.
- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or
similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your
- Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team
- Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to
- 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 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.
- Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and
routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than
with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.