• Construction Supervision Degree


    Program Description 

    BCCC’s Construction Supervision Program prepares students to succeed as project superintendents and enter the construction workforce by providing construction management courses with career focus. The program bridges the mid level manpower in the industry and also prepares students to transfer their credits to four year Colleges/Universities.

    Job Description

    Graduates are employed in the construction industry as assistant managers, construction superintendents, construction safety officers, or in similar categories, depending on which track they choose. They are prepared to work as supervisors and they perform additional duties such as:

    • Coordinating employees on the construction work field.

    • Managing construction schedules and delivery of construction materials.

    • Blueprint reading and assigning duties based on job schedules.

    • Oversight responsibilities as a job site safety officer.

    • Evaluating clients' needs before and during construction.

    • Calculating construction estimates for review by the General Contractor.

    • And several other associated duties.

    Career Options and Occupation Outlook

    Construction Supervision graduates find gainful employment in the construction industry. Associate degree is required and employment outlook in the construction industry very positive. Additional data on employment projection can be found from:

     

    Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation at

    http://www.dllr.state.md.us/lmi/iandoproj/occgroup47.shtml
     

    Skills Needed

    Individuals employed in the construction field require varieties of skills, most especially:

     

    • Ability to read and interpret Blueprints.

    • Ability to calculate construction estimates.

    • Excellent critical thinking skills to perform construction assessments and management.

    • Ability to plan, organize, direct, and control construction workers and other stakeholders on a construction field, and other skills needed to successfully execute a construction project.