Shop Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in fabricating of products from pipes.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shop Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating of products from pipe, such as trellises, playground equipment, cattle truck frames, hunting stands, and wire fence gates: Studies assembly diagrams to lay out work for pipe products. Measures and cuts pipe to length on pipe-cutting machine. Bends pipe around blocks and forms to shape it according to specification. Clamps pipe in position, and welds joints to assemble products [WELDER, COMBINATION]. Instructs workers to chip and paint pipe joints. Supervises workers engaged in fabricating and assembling gates. Counts and records quantities of fence building material, supplies, and tools taken from yard. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Shop 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: Boiler-Shop Supervisor, Hammer-Shop Supervisor, Sheet-Metal-Shop Supervisor, Supervisor, Back Shop See More

    How to become a Shop Supervisor

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