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Construction Field Supervision

Students will learn valuable construction supervision skills and techniques that will improve jobsite productivity on their projects. Completing a project “on time and on budget” takes the efforts of many people. Top supervisors and foremen are able to achieve this goal by effectively managing the wide range of talents and personalities found on the jobsite. Course attendees will learn how to better coordinate with project managers, key management and office staff. They will learn how to more effectively supervise jobsite workers and how best to respond to unexpected field situations. Attendees will be better prepared and equipped with the knowledge to effectively supervise all aspects of field construction and increase jobsite productivity. This course is packed with hundreds of ideas, concepts, and techniques used by some of the most effective supervisors in the industry. Attend this course and learn how to complete all of your jobs on time and on budget.

  • Looking at your project from the outside in
  • Using the expert in your company
  • Evaluating your intial, middle and end of day performance
  • Taking advice and soliciting lessons learned
  • Getting the 60 minute work hour
  • Fulfilling your 5 key responsibilities
  • Maintaining quality without sacrificing productivity
  • Ways to conserve assets and stop waste
  • Proven methods to prevent theft and vandalism
  • Keeping people safe and cutting worker’s compensation costs
  • Solving disputes and conflicts
  • Two theories about people
  • The best ways to build and maintain teamwork
  • Improving your listening skills
  • Dealing with problem people 
  • How to change behavior in others without resentment
  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Understanding how leadership style affects performance
  • The difference between leadership and management
  • Understanding project requirements and preplanning
  • The best way to start a new project
  • Managing the paperwork burden—using it to your company’s advantage
  • Utilizing time and establishing Priorities
  • Learn the art of having a win-win negotiations
  • Understanding your project manager
  • Maintaining discipline and company policy
  • How listening added $60,000.00 to a firm’s profit
  • Change orders—dealing with them more effectively
  • Finding the best approach to improve subcontractor performance
  • Surefire job productivity boosters

Contact CEI to develop a training program for your company. Call 800-423-7058 or complete the form below.