Crew Chief

Crew Chiefs ensure quality and supervision of various construction trades and maintenance teams performing prescribed installation, repair, and maintenance work on clean energy equipment, buildings, and technologies.

EXAMPLE SCENARIO

A Crew Chief is managing a team of weatherization technicians as they perform various tasks, such as making a multi-family house more energy efficient. The audit reports and recommendations of previous evaluations guide the Crew Chief to instruct the technicians to make the correct repairs, modifications, and replacements to the building. After the weatherization of the multi-family house is complete, the energy bills for each family have been noticeably reduced each month.

TYPICAL TASKS SRC

  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule activities of workers.
  • Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
  • Confer with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions.

EXAMPLE JOB TITLES SRC

Construction Foreman, Construction Supervisor, Field Supervisor, Foreman, Job Supervisor

MEDIAN PAY SRC

$ 62,980

EDUCATION & TRAINING LEVEL

GED/High School Diploma, Associate’s Degree or Trade School for certifications, OSHA Certification

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3-5 years

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Management Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Troubleshooting, Safety Protocols, Technical Skills, Math Skills

SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Construction Site Leader, Building Envelope Professional, Shift Leader