Construction and Building Trades Supervisors

Construction and building trades supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in construction and building trades.


New workers
£ 27,789
£ 37,718
£ 56,428

Available jobs

In the past year there were 48,971 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.

  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet productivity requirements.

  • Liaises with managers and contractors to resolve operational problems.

  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet productivity requirements.

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of construction and building workers and/or subcontractors.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Construction

  • Risk Analysis

  • Project Management

  • Auditing

  • Subcontracting

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Civil Engineering

  • Environment Health And Safety

  • Reliability Availability Maintainability And Safety Software

  • Contract Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communications

  • Customer Service

  • Operations

  • Planning

  • First Aid

  • Leadership

  • Supervision

  • Problem Solving

  • Detail Oriented

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.