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Foreman Painting and Decorating ( 6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: The job role is responsible for reading and interpreting drawings,
calculating quantity of materials required for painting works, arranging and allocating
resources, inspecting and ensuring quality of painting and decorating work, executed as
per plans, specifications and working drawings. The individual should possess sound
technical knowledge, should be able to monitor and maintain safe and quality working
practices.

Foreman Painting and Decorating ( 6 month course)
Foreman Painting and Decorating ( 6 month course)


Personal Attributes: This job role requires the individual to be physically and mentally
strong enough to oversee the painting and decorating work at a construction site. The
individual should be having strong organizational, interpersonal and communication
skills, along with comprehensive technical knowledge of painting and decorating
operations and ability to supervise construction crew.

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

Read and interpret drawings, specification and standards, for painting and
decorating works

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret drawings,
specification and standards, for painting and decorating works


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Read & interpret drawings, specification and standards, for painting and
decorating works


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Read & interpret
drawings,
specification and
standards, for


painting and
decorating works
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read and interpret details from relevant sectional drawings
PC2. read and understand all specification provided in the relevant drawing for
painting and decorating works


PC3. read and understand schedule for painting and decorating works
PC4. read and understand operational standards of all relevant tools and
equipments for painting and decorating works


PC5. read and understand method statement for painting and decorating works
PC6. read, understand and follow manufactures specification for paints, additives,
varnishes and polishes for painting and decorating works


PC7. read and understand standard technical specification within scope of work
PC8. prepare hand sketches for describing work to sub-ordinates
PC9. carry out calculation for required quantity of material from sectional
drawing


for reconciliation works and records
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 practices for painting works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required painting tools,
equipment and materials


KA3. personal protection including the use of related safety gears & equipments
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipments
KA5. statutory compliance requirement related to working at height
KA6. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement

B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. operational standards, maintenance of tools and equipments
KB2. how to read and interpret architectural drawing relevant to task


KB3. how to interpret manuals and specifications relevant to task
KB4. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB5. technical specifications, standards relevant to work
KB6. terminology used in painting and decorating works
KB7. linear conversion of units


KB8. units of measurement
KB9. basic computer literacy


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 at least two language, preferably in the local language of the site
and basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches the to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and documents daily productivity report, daily labor attendance &
details regarding work
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


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


SA6. read drawing, specification and standards for painting works
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits


SA8. read various, sign boards, safety rules, safety tags and 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:
SA9. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local language of
the site


SA10. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA11. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per the
work plan, time schedule and quality

B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. estimate required material and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with the team
members and superiors


SB4. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within the allocated time


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. ensure completion of 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 any conflict within the team


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. assess quantity of materials required for day’s work
SB8. optimize resources
SB9. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per the requirements
SB11. identify and assess violation of any safety norms which may lead to
accidents

Direct and monitor the execution of painting and decorating works as per the
specification/ requirements

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to direct and monitor the
execution of painting and decorating works as per the specification/ requirements
Scope The scope covers the following:


 Check and ensure completion of preparatory works prior to commencement
of painting works
 Direct and monitor appropriate mixing and application of paint materials on
required surfaces


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Check and ensure completion of preparatory works prior to commencement of painting works
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. prepare a detailed work plan for execution of painting and decorating work


PC2. check and ensure that the characteristics of paint ingredients including
density, viscosity, drying time, surface coverage, etc. are as per specification
prior to application


PC3. check and ensure working platforms, hand rails and access stairs are safe for
working
PC4. inspect and ensure that surfaces to be painted are cleaned, sanded
prepared as per the specification prior to painting


PC5. check and ensure that putty is applied evenly on the base surface prior to
painting works
PC6. ensure that adjoining surfaces to paint application area are protected in
accordance with worksite requirements


PC7. ensure proper ventilation is provided in paint application area
PC8. check and ensure that no any flux, spatter and surface defects are present
on welded pieces prior to painting
PC9. report and ensure corrective action in case of fabrication defects on welded
pieces of structural steel


PC10. ensure that the rusted metal is prime coated prior to paint process
PC11. check and ensure tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored
in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and worksite requirements
Direct and monitor appropriate mixing and application of paint materials on required surfaces


PC12. check for shelf life of primer, putty, paint and other painting ingredients
before usage and ensure correct materials are selected prior to usage by the painters

PC13. prescribe methods for application of paint to obtain desired finish
PC14. inspect and assist in using tools and equipments relevant to task
PC15. conduct check to ensure that uniform layer of putty is applied on base
surface


PC16. inspect and ensure corners and crevices are evenly prepared and covered
with putty prior to application of paint
PC17. check that the thickness of putty shall be as per shop drawing, ensuring no
undulation on finished putty work


PC18. instruct and ensure sufficient time gap is provided for drying between every
subsequent coat of paint to ensure desired finish
PC19. direct and monitor application of paint and related material as per
specification/desired finish


PC20. monitor the usage of various paint related equipment’s like Spray Paint
machine ,rollers, sanders etc. along with the preventive maintenance
PC21. ensure proper positioning of stencil on required surface to produce desired patterns
PC22. ensure the correct amount of paint material is mixed as per specified paint ratio
PC23. instruct proper application of paint by spray using correct overlapping
technique


PC24. check and ensure that spray paint has achieved required level of opacity,
finish texture and even finish as per specification
PC25. check and ensure that various paint coats are as per the shop drawings /
sketches for the desired level of finishing / decoration
PC26. ensure synchronization of all above painting activities for obtaining a
uniform finish


PC27. highlight errors to workers, suggest remedial action & demonstrate correct
work processes as per applicability
PC28. examine surface after painting works for surface deformities and defects
PC29. prescribe method for repair as per applicability


PC30. direct the removal and repair of painted surface with defects as approved by
senior/client
PC31. ensure proper barricading and protection of painted surface
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 practices for painting works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required painting tools, equipment and materials

KA3. personal protection including the use of related safety gears & equipments
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipments
KA5. statutory compliance requirement related to working at height
KA6. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB2. linear conversion of units


KB3. units of measurement
KB4. basic computer literacy
KB5. simple technical drawings and applicable principles
KB6. appropriate proportions for mixing painting materials
KB7. appropriate techniques for all aspects of painting works
KB8. various type of paint finishes and the appropriateness / suitability for a
specific structure


KB9. preventive and corrective action to ensure painting work meets the required
standards of quality
KB10.equipment, materials and tools used in painting works


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 at least two language, preferably the local language at the site and
basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and documents daily productivity report, daily labor attendance &
details regarding work
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. read one or more language, preferably the local language at the site
SA6. read drawing, specification and standards for painting works
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits


SA8. 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:
SA9. speak in one or more language, preferably one of the local language at site


SA10. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA11. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per
work plan, time schedule and quality


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. estimate required material and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work


Plan and Organise
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior
SB4. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. ensure completion of 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 and solve any conflict within the team


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. assess quantity of materials required for day’s work
SB8. optimize resources
SB9. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB11. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents

Plan, arrange and manage resources for execution of relevant work
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, arrange and manage
resources for execution of relevant work


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Arrange and manage manpower
 Arrange allocate and mange tools, material and equipment


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria


Arrange and manage manpower
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. determine quantum and nature of work under assigned activity
PC2. calculate requirement of manpower for assigned activities
PC3. submit manpower requirement to superiors


PC4. allocate and extract work as per plan
PC5. provide clear instructions to workmen for execution of work
PC6. ensure optimum utilization of manpower resources
PC7. record the daily labor attendance
PC8. record the daily productivity report


Arrange allocate and mange tools, material and equipment
PC9. estimate quantity of assigned work
PC10. estimate requirement for material, components and fixtures
PC11. estimate equipment, tools and accessories required


PC12.submit material, equipment and tool requirement to superiors
PC13. allocate material , equipment and tools to workmen and extract the work as
per plan
PC14.provide clear instructions for optimized use of resources


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 practices for execution of relevant work
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required tools,
equipment and materials


KA3. personal protection including the use of related safety gears & equipment’s
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment’s
KA5. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement

B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. construction drawing of relevant work
KB2. manpower requirement on the basis of quantum of work and productivity
KB3. sequence and priority of activities


KB4. how to identify priority and critical activity of relevant task
KB5. method and technique on briefing team members about relevant work
KB6. different check to evaluate progress and quality of relevant works
KB7. importance of daily productivity report


KB8. importance of daily attendance register
KB9. standard working practices for relevant works
KB10. principles of measurements
KB11. conversion of units


KB12. arithmetic and geometric calculation
KB13. how to calculate quantum of relevant work
KB14. calculation of tools and material requirement
KB15. optimize use of available resources
KB16. computer basics auto-cad software application for 2D drawing


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 at least two language, preferably in the local language of the site
and basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and document daily productivity report, daily labour attendance &
details regarding work done
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. read in one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA6. read relevant drawing, specification and standards
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits


SA8. read manufacturer instruction and specification for relevant work
SA9. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instruction 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:
SA10. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local languages of
the site


SA11. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA12. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per
work plan, time schedule and quality


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide whether workplace is safe for working and also his work is not
creating hazardous conditions for other


SB2. decide on manpower, tools , material and equipment for relevant work
SB3. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
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


SB5. plan work targets, schedules for subordinates for completion of task as per
work plan, time schedule and quality


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


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. suggest remedial action to workers for making corrections
SB8. resolve and solve any conflict within the team


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. reconcile material consumption
SB10. assess quantity of resources required for day work
SB11. optimize resources
SB12. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

SB13. assess complexity of the tasks and carry out corrective action as per
requirement
SB14. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms 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

Supervise, monitor and evaluate performance of subordinates at workplace
Description This OS covers the skills and knowledge required by an individual to supervise,
monitor and evaluate performance of subordinates at work place


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Monitor all construction work activities performed by subordinates, evaluate
their performance and ensure strict adherence to quality instructions and
timelines as per organizational policies and procedures


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Supervise, monitor
and evaluate
performance of all


subordinates and
ensure adherence to
organizational
policies and
procedures


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. fix expected targets for the respective gang as per site requirements
and allocate work to subordinates
PC2. establish expected performance standards and expectations for the
respective


gang of workers to meet the desired outcomes
PC3. inspect assigned work to the respected gang of workers through progressive
checking


PC4. observe and verify the work activities performed by the subordinates at the
construction site
PC5. monitor overall performance of subordinates on the designed measures to
ensure quality requirements set by the concerned authority
PC6. ensure adherence to the organizational policies and procedures for all
relevant construction activities by the workmen subordinations


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. policies, procedures and work targets for performance evaluation and
appraisals
KA2. organizational policies, procedures and protocol for smooth completion of
work at the respective workplace


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to complete work/task accurately by following standard specifications
and procedures by optimized and correct used of materials , tools, tackles
and equipment

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 at one or more language, 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 at one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. speak in at one or more language, preferably in one of the local languages of
the site
SA4. effectively communicate with team members at workplace


B. Professional
Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. rectify errors, select workman according to the performance and carry out
appropriate allocation of task


SB2. motivate the subordinate for better quality work
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. plan work as per right sequence and organize required resources in
coordination with the team members
Customer centricity


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. complete work as per the requirement
Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. solve any anomalies in work processes, critical problems & cause for delays
at
workplace
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. sort workers activities in order of sequence and importance workers

SB7. identify root cause and effects of workers conflicts at workplace
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. evaluate and find solutions to minimize errors and suggest improvements
for optimizing resource utilization
SB9. assess which situations would require intervention of superiors

Manage workplace for safe and healthy work environment
Description This unit describes the skill and knowledge required to maintain a healthy & safe
working environment for the group of people working under an individual


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Ensure healthy and safe working environment for subordinates.
 Ensure effective implementation of health, safety and environment policies
and procedures


 Identify and respond to risks / fire and emergencies associated with the
work practices, workplace and ensure related organizational & statuary
requirement as followed


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Ensure a healthy and
safe working
environment for
subordinates.


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. ensure proper housekeeping at workplace
PC2. implement safe handling , stacking methods at workplace / store
PC3. ensure that health and safety plan is followed by all subordinates
PC4. identify any hazard in workplace and notify them to appropriate authority
PC5. ensure that all safety and protection installation are correctly placed &
adequate


PC6. ensure safe access is available at work place for movement of workers &
materials
PC7. ensure safe use of tools and tackles by the workmen as per applicability
PC8. ensure appropriate use of following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
as per applicability:
 Head Protection (Helmets)
 Ear Protection
 Fall Protection
 Foot Protection


 Face and Eye Protection,
 Hand &Body Protection
 Respiratory Protection
PC9. maintain entrances & exit from confined spaces , excavated pits and other
location in concurrence with safety parameters or instruction form safety
personals
Identify and respond to risks / emergencies associated with the work practices, workplace


PC10. ensure organizational policies and procedures are followed for health ,
safety and welfare, in relation to:

 methods of receiving or sourcing information
 dealing with accidents and emergencies associated with the work
and environment
 reporting
 stooping work
 evacuation


 fire risks and safe exit procedures
PC11. follow procedures for accident recording and reporting as per organizational
and statuary requirements
PC12. ensure effective adherence to response to emergency procedures /
protocols


PC13. report any case of emergency / risks to the concern people at the
construction site
PC14. report any perceived risk hazards to the superiors / concerned EHS
PC15. demonstrate the use of fire protection equipments for different type of fire
hazard


PC16. implement control measures to reduce risk & meet legal requirement as per
organizational policies


Knowledge and Understanding (K)


A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of
the company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/indivi

dual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. the policies, procedures and protocol set up by the EHS Department With
respect to Health , Safety and Environment at the respective construction
site


KA2. reporting procedures in cases of breaches or hazards in site safety, accidents
or emergency situations
KA3. safe working practices for tools, tackles and equipment
KA4. workplace policies and health and safety requirements for dealing with
potential risks as defined by the EHS department


B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to respond to accidents & emergencies
KB2. the appropriate personal protective equipment to be used based on various
working conditions


KB3. how to use necessary material ,tools, tackles and equipment in a safe and
appropriate manner as specified by site EHS for each level and respective
workman gang
KB4. how to monitor working in workplace keeping safety & health in mind


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

Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read in one or more languages
SA3. read instructions, rules, guidelines, sign boards related to safety as per the
requirements


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 languages of
the site
SA5. listen and follow instructions shared by site EHS and superiors regarding
site safety
SA6. 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. decide upon the appropriate application & installation of safety equipments
like barricades and nets
SB2. decide upon the tools box talks contents


Plan and Organise
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. identify any hazards in workplace organize safety equipments prior to
commencing work


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. work to ensure safe and healthy environmental conditions at workplace


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify analysis & report hazards, accidents, health and safety risks, etc. or
seek help from the appropriate authorities to address the same as per the
guidelines laid down by site EHS


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. analyze areas of work which are potential safety hazards and could result
in damage to life or property for the respective gang at the construction site
Critical Thinking

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. respond to critical health risks or accidents on an urgent basis through
appropriate actions