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Chargehand – Structural Erection (6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: The job role is responsible for lifting heavy structural steel
assemblies using cranes or suitable equipment and erects them in appropriate locations
as per drawing. Individual in this job role also erects temporary lifting arrangements to
facilitate material handling in high-rise structures at construction sites.

Chargehand – Structural Erection (6 month course)
Chargehand – Structural Erection (6 month course)


Personal Attributes: The job holder is expected to be fit by physical and mental aspects
and should have good analytical and problem solving skills. Individual in this job role
should be able to guide a team of riggers through effective communication in order to
get the assigned task completed as per stipulated tolerance limit and applicable statutory


requirements. The job holder should preferably be free from vertigo problem and
cardiovascular diseases as the nature of work involves handling heavy loads and working
at heights.

Description
Sector Sector is conglomeration of different business operations having similar
business and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the
economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.


Sub‐Sector Sub‐Sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the characteristics
and interests of its components


Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/related set of
functions in an industry


Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organization.


Occupational Standards
(OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve when
carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the knowledge and
understanding they need to meet the standard consistently. Occupational
Standards are applicable both in the Indian contexts.


Performance Criteria Performance Criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task.


Qualifications Pack (QP) Qualifications Pack comprises the set of OS, together with the educational,
training and other criteria required to perform a job role. A Qualification Pack
is assigned a unique qualification pack code


Qualification Pack Code Qualification Pack Code is a unique reference code that identifies a
qualifications pack.


National Occupational
Standards (NOS) NOS are Occupational Standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context.
Scope Scope is the set of statements specifying the range of variables that an
individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a
critical impact on the quality of performance required.


Knowledge and Understanding
Knowledge and Understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organizational specific knowledge that an
individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.


Organizational Context Organizational Context includes the way the organization is structured and
how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have
of their relevant areas of responsibility.


Technical Knowledge Technical Knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific
designated responsibilities.


Core Skills / Generic Skills Core Skills or Generic Skills are a group of skills that are key to learning and
working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work environment. In the context of the OS, these include communication related skills that are applicable to most job roles.


Keywords /Terms Description
CON Construction
NSQF National Skill Qualifications Framework
QP Qualification Pack
OS Occupational Standards
TBD To Be Decided

Assemble, install and dismantle temporary material hoist and for material lifting at construction site

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assemble, install and
dismantle temporary material hoist and for material lifting at construction site.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Carry out planning and preparatory works for erection works
 Erect lifting system and connect to lifting equipment
 Carry out inspection, maintenance and dismantling of lifting systems as per
requirement


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Carry out planning and preparatory works for erection works
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. determine erection works requirements and feasibility to set up temporary lifting arrangements
PC2. determine appropriate location for setting up brackets, masts or temporary lifting systems
PC3. identify materials, tools and lifting gears to be used to assemble lifting system
according to load to be lifted


PC4. develop sketches, diagrams of proposed lifting systems which involve
dimension of system, height level of erection, materials to be used in
fabrication of the assembly, rigging tools and gears to be used within
assembly, material movement path and clear distance to nearby locations
PC5. obtain approval for erecting lifting system from concerned authority prior to
assemble rigging arrangements


Erect lifting system
and connect to
lifting equipment
PC6. check the stability of surface (ground or platform at height) where lifting
system is to be installed
PC7. use structural steel sections of appropriate dimensions and specifications to
assemble the lifting system


PC8. ensure proper welding or bolting of component joints within the lifting system
PC9. ensure rigidity, alignment and orientation is as per approved plan or drawing
PC10.use pulleys of appropriate specification at required positions
PC11.provide adequate support from permanent structures to the lifting system by
suitable means


PC12. attach slings, wire ropes to the lifting systems in order to complete the
arrangement
PC13.use appropriate load lifting gears for the load lifting operations
PC14. carry out trial run and ensure safe material lifting work under proper supervision

PC15. ensure erection of safety signage, barricading as per work safety requirement
Carry out inspection, maintenance and dismantling of lifting
systems as per
requirement


PC16. carry out periodic inspections to the lifting arrangement as per requirement
PC17. install lifting equipment of adequate capacity (SWL) considering the maximum
planned load to be lifted
PC18. ensure lubrication, tightening of lifting system components and equipment as
and when required


PC19. ensure shut down of lifting machine/ equipment post lifting work
PC20. carry out safe dismantling of lifting arrangement after completion of works in
proper sequence
PC21. lower the dismantled parts safely and ensure proper storing and staking of
dismantled parts


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard procedures for rigging work
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing relevant tools and
equipment and materials for rigging works
KA3. personal protection including the use of the related safety gears and
equipment


KA4. precautions and measures required in the lifting and movement of heavy
components and materials
KA5. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment’s
KA6. statutory compliance requirements related to working at height


B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. basic sketches / schematic working drawing relevant to rigging works
KB2. basic principles of measurement, geometry and arithmetic calculation
KB3. conversion of units of linear, areal and volumetric measurements
KB4. how to read and interpret drawings, sketches related to structural erection
works


KB5. how to develop sketches and what details to be covered in the sketches
KB6. use of different kind of common lifting gears like hooks, shackles, wire rope
slings, chain slings, belts, eye bolts, rings, links, swivels and spreader beams
KB7. load carrying capacity of each lifting gears and their specifications


KB8. different safety checks to be carried out to respective safety gears to
determine safe usability of them for lifting
KB9. structural steel components to be used in lifting systems and their sectional
dimensions
KB10.standard checks to be carried out at locations where lifting system to be
erected

KB11.standard joining procedures to be adopted for lifting systems
KB12.how to attach lifting gears to lifting systems
KB13.safe distance to be maintained from structure as per standard norms
Skills (S)


A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English
SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub‐ordinate


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English
SA4. read sketches, drawing or instructions provided for the rigging work
SA5. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related to
exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. speak one or more language, preferably the local language of the site
SA7. orally and effectively communicate about sketches, drawing or instructions
provided for the rigging work


SA8. speak and convey about various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags ,
instructions related to exit routes during emergency at the workplace


B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide whether the work place is safe for working and also relevant task is not
creating hazardous condition for others


SB2. decide on manpower, tools , material and equipment for relevant work
SB3. decide whether the surface is prepared and stable for installing the lifting
system
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior


Customer centricity

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. perform work as per agreed time schedule and quality


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. resolve concerns raised by the rigging gang
SB7. resolve any conflict within the team
SB8. perform periodic inspections to the lifting arrangement


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. correlate the sequence of rigging works with respect to other
proceeding activity of other trade
SB10. optimize resources
SB11. minimize wastages
Critical Thinking


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. evaluate the complexity of the task and seek assistance and support wherever
required
SB13. identify violation of any safety norms which may lead to accidents

Supervise lifting of heavy structural steel assemblies at construction sites
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lift heavy structural steel
assemblies using lifting equipment.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Check and ensure that preparatory works are completed as per work
requirement prior to lifting
 Supervise lifting operations and provide signals to lifting equipment
operators
 Carry out heavy lifting operations using multiple lifting equipments (Tandem
Lifting)


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Check and ensure
that preparatory
works are completed
as per work
requirement prior to
lifting


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. check and ensure the lifting route is free from obstacles such as live
overhead electrical cables, service lines and close vicinity to existing
structures or persons


PC2. ensure area of operation (lifting, unloading) is safely marked, barricaded and
safe access path is available to the lifting point
PC3. ensure that the lifting area is adequately illuminated and clear visibility can
be maintained from lifting point to erection location


PC4. ensure loads to be lifted are placed appropriately at the point of lifting
PC5. confirm that the lifting equipments and their accessories under operation
are in safe working condition


PC6. check and ensure safe working conditions of lifting gears like shackles,
pulleys, hooks, ropes, slings etc. prior to start lifting work
PC7. check for adequate tightness of slings, belts or ropes anchored to the load
as per applicable standard procedure, prior to lifting


Supervise lifting
operations and
provide signals to
lifting equipment
operators


PC8. monitor lifting operation considering size and shape of the loads being lifted
PC9. select and use specified lifting gears considering weight, shape and size of
the load


PC10. closely monitor angle between slings under tension and tightness of locks at
attached points to ensure stability of the suspended load
PC11. ensure elements or assemblies do not get damaged during lifting operations
PC12.supervise controlling the movement of suspended loads using tag line or guy
rope


PC13. maintain clear line of vision with the equipment operator
PC14. provide appropriate signals during various stages of lifting as per standard hand signaling guidelines
PC15.seek assistance for signaling if load or operator is not visible from own
location


PC16. report to superior promptly and clearly in case of unsafe conditions, safety
violations


Carry out heavy
lifting operations
using multiple lifting
equipments
(Tandem Lifting)


PC17. brief subordinate workmen about lifting plan and safe working methods
prior to commencing heavy lifting operations
PC18. ensure safe distance of equipments and objects as per agreed work plan
from human and other near objects while carrying out lifting activity


PC19. assess position of cranes and loads in order to keep accordance with load
lifting plan, safety norms provided for conducting tandem lifting operations
PC20. confirm full functional tests have been carried out of all power,
transmission, control and safety systems of the equipments by competent
personnel prior to the commencement of the lift


PC21. confirm that the weather condition is favorable to heavy lifting activities
PC22. prioritize and sequence activities related to tandem lifting operations
PC23. monitor and control speed of lifting when multiple lifting equipments are
engaged simultaneously


PC24. keep close coordination with equipment operators and maintain
synchronization throughout lifting activity
PC25. maintain stable position of objects under suspension (while being lifted) as
per standard practice by providing signals to the equipment operators
PC26. guide objects to the desired locations and ensure their safe lowering to the
specified positions


PC27. execute task as per considerations, assumptions, limit of tolerance specified
in applicable work methodology and safety control measures during heavy
lifting work, report concerned personnel if otherwise


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard procedures for rigging work
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing relevant tools and
equipment and materials for rigging works
KA3. personal protection including the use of the related safety gears and
equipment


KA4. precautions and measures required in the lifting and movement of heavy
components and materials
KA5. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment’s
KA6. statutory compliance requirements related to working at height


B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. basic sketches / schematic working drawing relevant to rigging works

KB2. basic principles of measurement, geometry and arithmetic calculation
KB3. conversion of units of linear, areal and volumetric measurements
KB4. how to interpret lifting plans and schedules
KB5. how to select lifting gears considering weight, size and shape of loads to be
lifted


KB6. ideal weather and environment condition to carry out lifting
KB7. factors affecting lifting operations such as presence of electrical cable,
movement of vehicle or person, slope and compaction of base of lifting
equipments


KB8. working mechanism and capacity (safe working load- SWL) of different kind
of cranes such as mobile, crawler, telescopic, tower or gantry cranes
KB9. operational details of different types of cranes including load lifting posture
of the equipment, angle of outrigger to be kept during lifting and maximum
reach of the equipment


KB10.working mechanism and SWL of winch machines
KB11.preventive actions to be taken to the cranes under adverse weather
condition like thunder-storm, heavy wind flow
KB12.use of different kind of common lifting gears like hooks, shackles, wire rope
slings, chain slings, belts, eye bolts, rings, links, swivels and spreader beams


KB13.load carrying capacity of each lifting gears and their specifications
KB14.different safety checks to be carried out to respective safety gears to
determine safe usability of them for lifting
KB15.standard hand signaling procedures to be provided during lifting operations


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
and basic English
SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub‐ordinate


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English
SA4. read sketches, drawing or instructions provided for the rigging work
SA5. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related to
exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. speak one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site

SA7. orally and effectively communicate about sketches, drawing or instructions
provided for the rigging work
SA8. speak and convey about various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags ,
instructions related to exit routes during emergency at the workplace


B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide whether the work place is safe for working and also relevant task is
not creating hazardous condition for others
SB2. decide on manpower, tools , material and equipment for relevant work
SB3. decide whether the area of operation is safe for lifting works


Plan and Organise
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. perform work as per agreed time schedule and quality


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. resolve concerns raised by the rigging gang
SB7. resolve any conflict within the team
SB8. report to superior efficiently on arising of unsafe conditions and safety
violations related to lifting works


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. correlate the sequence of rigging works with respect to other
proceeding activity of other trade
SB10. optimize resources
SB11. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. evaluate the complexity of the task and seek assistance and support
wherever required
SB13. identify violation of any safety norms which may lead to accidents

Erect structural steel assemblies at construction sites

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to erect structural steel
assemblies at construction sites.
Scope The scope covers the following:
 Check and ensure that preparatory works are completed as per work
requirement prior to erection
 Erect structural steel assemblies as per drawing


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Check and ensure
that preparatory
works are completed
as per work
requirement prior to
erection


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. check for proper access is available to the location of erection
PC2. check for survey marks and reference points and carry out necessary
measurement to ascertain exact location of erection


PC3. check for availability of base plates or other level correction provisions are
provided to the base of erection as per requirement
PC4. check for provisions for bolting, welding, post-tensioning connections are
available as per drawing


PC5. ensure designed area of bearing in the platform or support is available for
efficient erection of the components
PC6. check the area of erection for desired accessibility of load lifting equipments,
otherwise report to concerned authority


Erect structural steel
assemblies as per
drawing
PC7. check for hazardous situations at erection site, such as presence of live
electrical cables, absence of proper barricading, excessive wind speed and
report it to the concerned authority promptly as per requirement


PC8. check availability of all materials and support equipment (identified by the
seniors and required to proceed with the work) and report any shortages
PC9. install shoring, bracing and guying materials as directed by the foreman/
supervisor or specified by erection drawings and details considering local
conditions


PC10. pull, push and hold suspended structural steel assemblies/ components
approximately to their exact location by hand or suitable means during
lowering of load
PC11. communicate efficiently to the signalman or operator for precise
movements required to place the object at accurate location
PC12.supervise and monitor activities by subordinates in order to guide the units
to their location


PC13. place the steel assemblies/ components to its accurate location efficiently and make required adjustments as per erection requirement
PC14. ensure proper alignment of the erected steel assembly/ component by
carrying out required measurement and checks using appropriate measuring
tools and instruments.


PC15. confirm orientation of the erected assembly/ component as per instruction
or drawings
PC16. ensure installation of temporary connections using appropriate tools prior to
final positioning of precast units
PC17. check temporary supports and connections to ensure stabilization of units in
its position until final connections are made


PC18. tighten bolted connections to the specified tolerance and torque using
appropriate torque wrench wherever required
PC19. check bolt tightness in case of units having slotted connections
PC20. install special steel washers to ensure that the specified tension has been
developed in the bolt


PC21. check location of shims, bearing pads for their proper positioning
PC22. install expansion bolts using prescribed installation procedures and quality
control specifications


PC23. report superior for completion or difficulties faced promptly and efficiently
PC24. report concerned authority promptly in case of any safety violation
PC25.supervise observation of applicable safety practices by subordinates at
workplace


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard procedures for rigging work
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing relevant tools and
equipment and materials for rigging works
KA3. personal protection including the use of the related safety gears and
equipment


KA4. precautions and measures required in the lifting and movement of heavy
components and materials
KA5. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment’s
KA6. statutory compliance requirements related to working at height


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. basic sketches / schematic working drawing relevant to rigging works
KB2. basic principles of measurement, geometry and arithmetic calculation
KB3. conversion of units of linear, areal and volumetric measurements
KB4. how to interpret lifting plans and schedules


KB5. applicable tolerance to respective erection job
KB6. sequence of erection works as per proposed work method statement
KB7. checks to be carried out to ensure readiness of base of erections

KB8. how to check alignment of erected elements using measuring tools and
instruments
KB9. technique of positioning of elements to their locations within tolerance
limits
KB10.how to fill up check lists, permits applicable to erection operations


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more language, preferably in the local language at the site
and basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub‐ordinate
Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. read one or more language, preferably in the local language at the site and
basic English


SA4. read sketches, drawing or instructions provided for the rigging work
SA5. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related to
exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. speak one or more language, preferably in the local language at the site
SA7. orally and effectively communicate about sketches, drawing or instructions
provided for the rigging work


SA8. speak and convey about various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags ,
instructions related to exit routes during emergency at the workplace
B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide whether the work place is safe for working and also relevant task is
not creating hazardous condition for others
SB2. decide on manpower, tools , material and equipment for relevant work
SB3. decide whether the area of operation is safe for erection works
SB4. decide whether the alignment and orientation of the object to be erected is
as per instruction or drawings


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members and superior

Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. perform work as per agreed time schedule and quality
Problem solving


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. resolve concerns raised by the rigging gang
SB8. resolve any conflict within the team
SB9. report to superior efficiently on arising of unsafe conditions and safety
violations related to erection works
SB10.report to the concerned authority if the area for erection is not within the
range of lifting equipments


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB11. correlate the sequence of rigging works with respect to other
proceeding activity of other trade
SB12. carry out the required measurements and checks for ensuring the alignment
of objects


SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB15. evaluate the complexity of the task and seek assistance and support
wherever required
SB16. identify violation of any safety norms which may lead to accidents

Work effectively in a team to deliver desired results at the workplace
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively within a
team to achieve the desired results.
Scope The scope covers the following:
 Interact and communicate effectively with co-workers, superiors and subordinates across different teams


 Support co-workers, superiors and sub-ordinates within the team and across
interfacing teams to ensure effective execution of assigned task
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Interact and
communicate in
effective and
conclusive manner


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. pass on work related information/ requirement clearly to the team members
PC2. inform co-workers and superiors about any kind of deviations from work
PC3. address the problems effectively and report if required to immediate
supervisor appropriately
PC4. receive instructions clearly from superiors and respond effectively on the
same


PC5. communicate to team members/subordinates for appropriate work technique
and method
PC6. seek clarification and advice as per the requirement and applicability
Support co-workers
to execute project
requirements


PC7. hand over the required material, tools tackles, equipment and work fronts
timely to interfacing teams
PC8. work together with co-workers in a synchronized manner
Knowledge and Understanding (K)


A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. own roles and responsibilities


KA2. importance of effective communication and establishing strong working
relationships with co-workers
KA3. risks of a failure in teamwork in terms of effects on project outcomes,
timelines, safety at the construction site, etc.
KA4. different modes of communication, and its appropriate usage
KA5. importance of creating healthy and cooperative work environment among
the gangs of workers

B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. different activities within his work area where an interaction with other
workers is required


KB2. applicable techniques of work, properties of materials used, tools and tackles
used, safety standards that co- workers might need as per the requirement
KB3. importance of proper and effective communication and the expected adverse
effects in case of failure relating to quality, timelines, safety, risks at the
construction project site


KB4. importance and need of supporting co-workers facing problems for smooth
functioning of work
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more languages, preferably in the local language of the site


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read in one or more languages, preferably in the local language of the site
SA3. read communication from team members regarding work completed,
materials used, tools and tackles used, support required


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. speak in one or more languages, preferably in one of the local languages of
the site


SA5. listen and follow instructions / communication shared by superiors/ co-
workers regarding team requirements or interfaces during work processes
SA6. orally communicate with co-workers regarding support required to complete
the respective work
B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide on what information is to be shared with co-workers within the team


or from interfacing gang of workers
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan work and organize required resources in coordination with team
members

Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. complete all assigned task in coordination with team members


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. take initiative in resolving issues among co-workers or report the same to
superiors


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. ensure best ways of coordination among team members
SB6. communicate with co-workers considering their educational / social
background


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. evaluate the complexity of task and determine if any guidance is required
from superiors

Plan and organize work to meet expected outcomes

Description This unit describes the knowledge and the skills required for an individual to plan and
organize own work in order to meet expected outcome.
Scope This scope covers the following:


 Prioritize work activities to achieve desired results
 Organize desired resources prior to commencement of work
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope


Element Performance Criteria
Prioritize work
activities to achieve
desired results


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. understand clearly the targets and timelines set by superiors
PC2. plan activities as per schedule and sequence
PC3. provide guidance to the subordinates to obtain desired outcome
PC4. plan housekeeping activities prior to and post completion of work


Organize desired
resources prior to
commencement of
work
PC5. list and arrange required resources prior to commencement of work
PC6. select and employ correct tools, tackles and equipment for completion of
desired work


PC7. complete the work with allocated resources
PC8. engage allocated manpower in an appropriate manner
PC9. use resources in an optimum manner to avoid any unnecessary wastage
PC10. employ tools, tackles and equipment with care to avoid damage to the same
PC11. organize work output, materials used, tools and tackles deployed,
PC12. processes adopted to be in line with the specified standards and instructions


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. importance of proper housekeeping
KA2. policies, procedures and work targets set by superiors
KA3. roles and responsibilities in executing the work for subordinates and self
B. Technical
Knowledge


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. standard practices of work to be adopted for assigned task
KB2. how to use available resources in a judicious and appropriate manner to
minimize wastages or damage


Skills (S)

A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA1. list out the assigned works and targets


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA3. read communication from co-workers, superiors and notices from other
departments as per requirement of the level


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local language of the
site
SA5. listen and follow communication shared by co-workers regarding standard
work processes, resources available, timelines, etc.
SA6. communicate effectively with co-workers and subordinates


B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide on what sequence is to be adopted for execution of work


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB2. plan and organize the materials, tools, tackles and equipment required to
execute the work
Customer centricity


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. complete all assigned task with proper planning and organizing
Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. arrange or seek help to arrange for material, tools and tackles in case of
shortfall


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. analyze areas of work which could result in a delay of work, wastage of
material or damage to tools and tackles

Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. evaluate potential solutions to minimize avoidable delays and wastages at
the construction site

Work according to personal health, safety and environment protocol at
construction site

Description This NOS covers the skill and knowledge required for an individual to work according
to personal health, safety and environmental protocol at construction site
Scope The scope covers the following:


 Follow safety norms as defined by organization
 Adopt healthy & safe work practices
 Implement good housekeeping and environment protection process and
activities


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Follow safety norms
as defined by
organization


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. identify and report any hazards, risks or breaches in site safety to the
appropriate authority
PC2. follow emergency and evacuation procedures in case of accidents, fires,
natural calamities


PC3. follow recommended safe practices in handling construction materials,
including chemical and hazardous material whenever applicable
PC4. participate in safety awareness programs like Tool Box Talks, safety
demonstrations, mock drills, conducted at site
PC5. identify near miss , unsafe condition and unsafe act


Adopt healthy & safe work practices
PC6. use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as per work
requirements including:
 Head Protection (Helmets)
 Ear protection
 Fall Protection
 Foot Protection
 Face and Eye Protection,
 Hand and Body Protection
 Respiratory Protection (if required)


PC7. handle all required tools, tackles , materials & equipment safely
PC8. follow safe disposal of waste, harmful and hazardous materials as per EHS
guidelines


PC9. install and apply properly all safety equipment as instructed
PC10. follow safety protocol and practices as laid down by site EHS department

Implement good housekeeping practices
PC11. collect and deposit construction waste into identified containers before
disposal, separate containers that may be needed for disposal of toxic or
hazardous wastes


PC12. apply ergonomic principles wherever required
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. reporting procedures in cases of breaches or hazards for site safety, accidents,
and emergency situations as per guidelines
KA2. types of safety hazards at construction sites
KA3. basic ergonomic principles as per applicability


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. the procedure for responding to accidents and other emergencies at site
KB2. appropriate personal protective equipment to used based on various
working conditions


KB3. importance of handling tools, equipment and materials as per applicable
KB4. health and environments effect of construction materials as per
applicability


KB5. various environmental protection methods as per applicability
KB6. storage of waste including the following at appropriate location:
 non-combustible scrap material and debris
 combustible scrap material and debris
 general construction waste and trash (non-toxic, non-hazardous)
 any other hazardous wastes
 any other flammable wastes


KB7. how to use hazardous material, in a safe and appropriate manner as per
applicability
KB8. safety relevant to tools, tackles, & requirement as per applicability
KB9. housekeeping activities relevant to task


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. write in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA3. fill safety formats for near miss, unsafe conditions and safety suggestions


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. read in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA5. read sign boards, notice boards relevant to safety

Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local language of the site
SA7. listen instructions / communication shared by site EHS and superiors
regarding site safety, and conducting tool box talk
SA8. communicate reporting of site conditions, hazards, accidents, etc.


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. not create unsafe conditions for others
SB2. keep the workplace clean and tidy


Plan and Organise
SB3. N.A
Customer centricity
SB4. N.A
Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify safety risks that affect the health, safety and environment for self and
others working in the vicinity, tackle it if within limit or report to appropriate
authority


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. assess and analyze areas which may affect health, safety and environment
protocol on the site


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. ensure personal safety behavior
SB8. respond to emergency