Occupational Supervisor/Team Leader
Occupational supervisors/team leaders work in a supervisory role and will be in charge of a team working on a construction project.
- Taking on aspects of your team’s particular type of work, such as bricklaying, demolition or drilling
- Ensuring workers follow company policy and procedures
- Following plans
- Using hand and power tools
- Showing new and inexperienced construction workers how to do the job
- Setting out and checking work
- Working with technical drawings and plans
- Setting the team tasks so the work is done properly and on time
- Newly trained occupational supervisors/team leaders can earn in the region of £19,000 - £25,000
- Trained with experience occupational supervisors/team leaders can earn in the region of £25,000 - £35,000
- Senior occupational supervisors/team leaders can earn in the region of £35,000 - £45,000
Qualifications & TrainingYou need a good level of experience in your area of work to be a successful occupational supervisor or team leader. It’s useful to have an SVQ/NVQ Level 2 to show you know your job inside out and can therefore support and supervise other people doing it. You can also take an NVQ Level 3 as a site supervisor, to gain leadership and supervisory skills.