First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Also called: Electrical Foreman, Facilities Manager, Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Supervisor
What they do:Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.
On the job, you would:
- Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
- Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
- Investigate accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings.
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- customer service
Safety and Government
- public safety and security
- law and government
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
- selecting and managing the best workers for a job
- managing your time and the time of other people
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- teaching people how to do something
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- notice when problems happen
Hearing and Speech
- recognize spoken words
- speak clearly
- do two or more things at the same time
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
Data base user interface and query software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
- First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers
- First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
- First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators
- Food Service Managers
- Ship & Boat Captains
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