Grading Supervisor

Supervise the workers in excavating right-of-ways.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $81,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Grading Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in excavating and grading right-of-way for construction of projects, such as highways, streets, drainage ditches, and dams: Measures distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site. Directs work crews engaged in operating vehicles and machines to dump, scrape, and spread dirt. Verifies curvature of graded surface, using hand level. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May supervise bituminous paving crew [SUPERVISOR, ASPHALT PAVING]. May supervise work crew engaged in operating machines to tamp, roll, and smooth surface for subgrade of highway and be designated Supervisor, Fine Grading. May supervise workers engaged in laying drainage tile and concrete and metal culverts and be designated Supervisor, Culvert Laying. May be designated according to activity of workers supervised as Supervisor, Dumping; Supervisor, Rough Grading.

Should I be a Grading Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Fine Grading, Supervisor, Rough Grading

    How to become a Grading Supervisor

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