Oregon Labor Market Information System
WIRED Occupation Report Center
WIRED Occupation Report
for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers (47-1011) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.
Employment Projections for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
Employment
2018
Employment

Change
%
Change
Projected
Annual
Growth
Openings
Projected
Annual
Replacement
Openings
Projected
Total
Annual
Openings
5,201 5,392 191 3.7% 19 102 122

Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
10th
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Wage
25th
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Wage
50th
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Wage
75th
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Wage
90th
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Hourly
Wage
Avg
Annual
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$19.61 $24.05 $30.94 $37.79 $44.56 $31.24 $64,990
Data Sources and Limitations
State of Oregon License Information for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
License
Electrician, General Supervising (S)
Electrician, General Supervising (S) Reciprocal
Tank, Heating Oil, Supervisor
Tank, Underground Storage, Services Supervisor


Current Job Openings for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 24 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 24 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Field Service Project Supervisor - Clackamas,Or 8/28/14 Clackamas $40,000/yr
Construction Foreman / Backhoe Operator 8/27/14 Portland $18.00/hr to $22.00/hr DOE, Neg.
Decking Supervisor (Advm) 8/18/14 Portland DOE
Painting Supervisor 8/12/14 Portland $12.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE, Neg.
Superintendent 8/8/14 Portland
Superintendent - 14-0245 8/8/14 Portland DOE
Licensed Project Lead - Reqcode 4649407 8/6/14 Portland Neg.
Construction Supervisor 8/5/14 Portland
Licensed Project Lead 8/5/14 Portland
Assistant Manager(07223) - 383 N. Pacific Highway 7/31/14 Woodburn
General Manager(07223) - 383 N. Pacific Highway 7/31/14 Woodburn
Commercial Field Tech - Portland Oregon 7/28/14 Portland $15.00/hr to $20.00/hr
Carpenter Supervisor (Shipyard) (Advm) 7/28/14 Portland $30.00/hr to $34.00/hr DOE
Painter Supervisor - (Marine) (Advm) 7/28/14 Portland $30.00/hr to $34.00/hr
Laborer Supervisor (Advm) 7/28/14 Portland $30.00/hr to $34.00/hr DOE
Pipefitter Supervisor (Advm) 7/28/14 Portland $30.00/hr to $34.00/hr DOE
Boilermaker Supervisor (Advm) 7/28/14 Portland $30.00/hr to $34.00/hr DOE
Commercial Field Tech - Portland Oregon 7/22/14 Portland $15.00/hr to $20.00/hr
Tank Foreman 7/15/14 Portland $30.00/hr DOE
Trade Worker 7/3/14 Portland
Framer Carpenter/Building Crew Foreman 6/10/14 Molalla DOE
Building Maintenance Trainer # Pm 18 6/9/14 Portland DOE, Neg.
Residential Construction Supervisor 5/12/14 Oregon City DOE
Pipe Utilities Superintendant 5/7/14 Newberg DOE, Neg.


Major Industries of Employment for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Construction 23 Private 4,118
Construction of Buildings 236 Private 1,564
Residential Building Construction 2361 Private 861
Nonresidential Building Construction 2362 Private 703
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 237 Private 517
Utility System Construction 2371 Private 215
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 2373 Private 188
Other Heavy Construction 2379 Private 100
Specialty Trade Contractors 238 Private 2,037
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors 2381 Private 442
Building Equipment Contractors 2382 Private 738
Building Finishing Contractors 2383 Private 580
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 2389 Private 277
Manufacturing 31 Private 72
Administrative and Waste Services 56 Private 81
Administrative and Support Services 561 Private 46
Services to Buildings and Dwellings 5617 Private 41


Educational Requirements for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. Five years or more of related related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
  • Apply Active Listening Techniques
  • Apply Building Codes And Specifications
  • Apply Disciplinary Practices In Supervision
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Accounting, Bookkeeping Or Budgeting
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Regulations To Surveying And Construction Activities
  • Apply Structural And Safety Principles To Buildings And Other Construction Projects
  • Conduct Employment Interviews
  • Coordinate Production Materials And Processes
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Follow Hazardous Materials Specifications
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Maintain Inventory Of Equipment And Supplies
  • Maintain Safe Work Environment
  • Manage Mining Operations
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Negotiate Business Contracts
  • Operate Two-Way Radio
  • Perform Safety Inspections
  • Plan And Assign Duties To Employees
  • Practice Effective Time Management Techniques
  • Prepare Cost Estimates For Construction Related Projects
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Orientation To New Employees
  • Read Blueprints And Technical Drawings
  • Read Repair Work Orders
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Schedule And Coordinate Construction Work
  • Sell Services
  • Understand, Use, And Communicate Technical Information
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Geometry
  • Use Measuring Devices Such As Measuring Tape
  • Visualize Spatial Relationships In Construction And Mapping


Schools and Training Providers for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:

Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Apprenticeship Division
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0760
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Timber Lake Job Corps Center
59868 E Highway 224
Estacada, OR 97023
Phone: (503) 834-2291
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Springdale Job Corps Center
31224 E Historic Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale, OR 97060
Phone: (503) 695-2245
Programs of Training:


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Program Award State Completers Year
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager. Associate Degree Oregon 10 2008
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager. Postsec. Awards/Cert./Diplomas; 2-4 yrs. Oregon 1 2008
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 84 2008
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector. Associate Degree Oregon 33 2008
Building/Property Maintenance. Job Corps completers Oregon 13 2008
Carpentry/Carpenter. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 107 2008
Carpentry/Carpenter. Job Corps completers Oregon 9 2008
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 3 2008
Construction Trades, General. Associate Degree Oregon 9 2008
Drywall Installation/Drywaller. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 41 2008
Electrician. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 423 2008
Electrician. Job Corps completers Oregon 27 2008
Glazier. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 11 2008
Mason/Masonry. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 31 2008
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 6 2008
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer. Job Corps completers Oregon 19 2008
Plumbing Technology/Plumber. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 140 2008
Roofer. Apprenticeship completers Oregon 27 2008


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 347 118 658 524 1,023 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
First-Line Supervisors Of Mechanics, Installers, And Repairers 41%
First-Line Supervisors Of Helpers, Laborers, And Material Movers, Hand 33%
Construction Managers 31%
First-Line Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers 31%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.