Organizes employees, work schedules and materials necessary to complete a construction project. Assesses the project cost estimates, including supplies and labour before the project begins. Contacts bids and evaluates the progress of the project including unwanted delays and construction problems. Supervises contractors and oversees the construction of the project.
- Prepare reports of findings and translating complex findings into written text.
- Seek and provide information to help companies determine their project status.
- Gather data on competitors and analyze their prices, sales, and method of marketing and distribution.
- Collect and analyze data on project requirements and status.
- Monitor schedule, supplies, logistics, and follow trends in trade literature.
- Measure and assess customer and employee satisfaction.
- Attend staff conferences to provide management with information and proposals concerning the project
- Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- 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.
- Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Job Zone Five: Considerable Preparation Needed
- Education: Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
- Related Experience: A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
- Job Training: Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Job Zone Examples: Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and special agents.
- Specific Vocational Preparation in years: (7.0 to 8.0)