Asbestos Removal Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in removing asbestos from structures.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Asbestos Removal Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in removing asbestos from ceilings, walls, floors, and other structures: Reviews job specifications, inspects work site, and confers with contracting agent to evaluate removal project. Estimates length of time, number of workers, and equipment and supplies required to accomplish project. Hires new workers and instructs workers in safety and removal procedures. Assigns and supervises workers in specific tasks, such as setup of equipment and removal and clean-up of asbestos. Monitors and inspects quality of work during project. Examines workers’ equipment, such as respirator systems, air evacuation and filtration systems, and air quality testing devices, to ensure that they meet company and government safety standards. May maintain project records and order supplies. May assist workers in removal activities. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Asbestos Removal Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Asbestos Removal

    How to Become an
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