Material Lister

Review blueprints and material specifications.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Material Listers do?

Reviews blueprint and material specifications to determine amount, size, kind, grade, and place of delivery of materials for building construction projects. May list suppliers and bid prices for each type of material used. May prepare material schedules showing promised delivery data for each type of material. May keep records of materials received and used on project.

Should I be a Material Lister?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Material Controller, Material Man, Material Worker

    How to become a Material Lister

    Most Material Listers have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9zdsfa&chl=no+college+%2844%25%29|certificate+%2818%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2813%25%29|master%27s+%284%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,44,44
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