Rita Charitable Trust

Foreman Scaffolding ( 6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: This job role is responsible for reading and interpreting drawings,
calculate quantity of materials required for scaffolding works, arrange and allocate
resources, inspect and ensure erection and dismantling of erected scaffold erection is as
per plans, specification and scaffolding working drawings. The individual should possess
sound technical knowledge, should be able to monitor and maintain safe and quality
working practices


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

Foreman Scaffolding ( 6 month course)
Foreman Scaffolding ( 6 month course)

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 scaffolding drawings and work method of statement of scaffolding

Description
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read & interpret drawings,
formwork specification and standards


Scope
The scope covers the following:
 Read and interpret scaffolding drawings and work method standards
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope


Element Performance Criteria
Read and interpret scaffolding drawings and work method statement
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read & interpret details form scaffolding schematic working drawings


PC2. read and interpret details from general arrangement drawing
PC3. read and co-relate schematic working drawing with the GA drawing
PC4. read and understand all scaffolding specification provided in the relevant
drawing


PC5. read and understand schedule provided for completion of scaffolding work
PC6. read method statement for erection of scaffolding
PC7. read, understand & ensure work method standards are followed for
scaffolding works


PC8. prepare hand sketches for describing work to sub-ordinates
PC9. calculate for required quantity of material components from schematic
working drawing of scaffolding


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 scaffolding works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required formwork
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 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. principles involved in reading and interpreting various relevant drawings
KB2. how to read general arrangement drawing
KB3. simplified sketch preparation from the drawing
KB4. how to read plan, elevation and sectional drawing
KB5. manufacturer’s specification/ instructions for erecting and dismantling
formwork


KB6. components, materials and tools used in formwork
KB7. procedure for layout of scaffolding as per drawings
KB8. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB9. terminology used in formwork
KB10.linear conversion of units
KB11.units of measurement


KB12.different types and sizes of formwork material
KB13.unit weight of formwork materials
KB14. components, materials and tools used in formwork
KB15. computer basics & Auto 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 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, formwork specification and standards
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 in one of the local languages 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
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 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 for day 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

Ensure erection & dismantling of system scaffold as per schematic working drawings and specifications

Description
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure erection &
dismantling of system scaffold as per schematic working drawings and specifications


Scope
The scope covers the following:
 Ensure completion of surveying, marking and other preparatory
arrangement
 Ensure erection of system scaffold as per specified standards
 Ensure dismantling of system scaffold as per specified standards


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Ensure completion
of surveying,
marking and other
preparatory
arrangement


To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. ensure survey works are complete so as to provide required level &
reference points for relevant work
PC2. check and ensure that all relevant marking is complete as per requirement &
applicability


PC3. check and ensure that cutting, filling, leveling and compaction of earth if
required prior to commencement of work
PC4. ensure that base is well compacted and leveled
PC5. ensure workplace is clear of construction debris and unwanted material
PC6. ensure all guard rails, kerb board safety nets are in place


PC7. ensure all tools, tackles, consumables, components, materials and fixtures
are available before commencement of work
Ensure erection of
system scaffold as
per specified
standards


PC8. ensure that scaffold is erected as per schematic working drawings
PC9. ensure that standard procedure is followed during erection of scaffold
PC10. ensure lifting & lowering of scaffold material manually or by using crane is
done safely and appropriately


PC11. ensure rigidity and stability of erected scaffold
PC1. ensure adequate support is provided to the erected scaffold as per standard
practice


PC12. ensure scaffold is supported at regular interval from permanent structure
PC13. ensure height of scaffold erected is within permissible limits
PC14. ensure all working platform are properly fixed for carrying out subsequent
activity


PC15. ensure completion of work within the time with quality and safety
PC16. point out errors to workers and suggest remedial action / demonstrate
repair work as and when required

PC17. ensure that system scaffold is dismantled sequentially and safely
PC18. ensure lifting & lowering of scaffold material manually or by using crane is
done safely and appropriately


PC19. ensure safe storage and stacking of scaffold components
PC20. ensure that all instructions/ guidelines are followed while
dismantling system scaffold
PC21. ensure that all the fixtures and small components are staked properly for
further use
PC22. ensure replace/repair and maintenance of damage components as per
requirement


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 scaffolding works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required scaffolding
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 workmen engagement
B. Technical
Knowledge


The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to read and interpret scaffolding drawing , other relevant working
drawings and working method statement
KB2. standard tolerance limits for of scaffolding work (including erection
and dismantling of conventional scaffold, mobile tower, staircase, complex
Scaffolds, etc.)


KB3. preventive and corrective action to ensure that the scaffolding work meets
the quality requirements as per drawings
KB4. standard procedures of scaffolding works
KB5. request procedures for tools, materials and equipment
KB6. checklist for scaffolding works


KB7. importance of snag list clearance
KB8. basic principle of measurement and marking
KB9. arithmetic and geometry calculation
KB10. maximum tolerance limit for scaffold as per Indian/International code
practices


KB11. line, level and alignment required for scaffold
KB12. preventive and corrective action to ensure scaffold meets the required
standards of quality
KB13. components, materials and tools used in scaffolding works
KB14. procedure for layout of scaffold as per drawings

KB15. different types of scaffolds system such as pipe &couplers and other
common customized system scaffold (frame scaffold ) for basic and complex
structures
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 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, formwork specification and standards
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits


SA8. read manufacturer instructions and specification for formwork
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 work area is not
creating hazardous conditions for other
SB2. decide on process to be adopted for erection in case any specialized structures
SB3. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work

SB4. decide on manpower, tools , material and equipment for relevant work


Plan and Organise
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
SB6. 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:
SB7. 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:
SB8. suggest remedial action to workers for making corrections or repairs to
erected scaffold
SB9. resolve and solve any conflict within the team


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. reconcile material consumption
SB11. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB12. analyze the current and future trends in availability and requirement of
manpower and materials
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB15. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB16. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents

Inspect erected scaffold is as per specified standards

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to inspect erected scaffold as per
specified standards


Scope
The scope covers the following:
 Inspect erected scaffold as per specified standards
 Check and ensure appropriate use and access to scaffold in a safe manner


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Inspect erected
scaffold as per
specified standards


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. check scaffold is resting on a firm base and well compacted ground
PC2. check only right components are used with respect to the types of scaffold
PC3. check erected scaffold is in plumb and level as per requirements
PC4. check diagonal cross bracing is in place for support for the scaffold
PC5. check scaffold for rigidity and ensured stability where height to base ratio
exceeds 4:1


PC6. check all guardrails, toe board, walk way boards, fall protection are in place
to ensure safety
PC7. check for other safety hazards (pinch points, hot surfaces, electrical) if any and
prevention against them
PC8. check scaffold is tagged for its purpose (safe for use, unsafe for use, scaffold
incomplete)


PC9. check and ensure scaffold is supported with permanent structure at regular
interval as per standard practices
PC10. check scaffold with respect to inspection checklist
PC11. record details of erected scaffold and document inspection checklist
PC12. ensure all corrective and suggestive actions are completed before giving “safe
for use” permission


PC13. point out errors to workers and suggest remedial action / demonstrate repair
work as and when required
Check and ensure
appropriate use and
access to scaffold in
a safe manner


PC14. check ‘Scaffold Safe for Use’ tag has been attached near access point after
inspection from scaffold inspector
PC15. check ladder or stairway has been attached for access
PC16. ensure that bracing are not used as ladder for accessing to scaffold
PC17. ensure scaffolds are used only for intended purpose


PC18. ensure only portable ladders are used to increase working height of scaffold
PC19. ensure maintenance of safety protocol while using or accessing scaffold
PC20. check castors are locked before using mobile tower
PC21. check positioning of scaffold so as not to contact energized power line

PC22. ensure workplace is clear of construction debris and unwanted material
PC23. point out errors to workers and suggest remedial action / demonstrate repair
work as and when required
PC24. check scaffold with respect to inspection checklist


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 scaffolding works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required formwork 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. how to read and interpret scaffolding drawing , other relevant working
drawings and working method statement
KB2. standard tolerance limits for of scaffolding work (including erection and
dismantling of conventional scaffold, mobile tower, staircase, complex
scaffolds, etc.)


KB3. safety mechanism for scaffolds in normal and confined areas
KB4. preventive and corrective action to ensure that the scaffolding work meets
the quality requirements as per drawings
KB5. standard procedures of scaffolding works


KB6. request procedures for tools, materials and equipment
KB7. checklist for scaffolding works
KB8. importance of snag list clearance
KB9. basic principle of measurement and marking
KB10.arithmetic and geometry calculation
KB11.maximum tolerance limit for scaffold as per Indian/International code
practices


KB12.line, level and alignment required for scaffold
KB13.preventive and corrective action to ensure scaffold meets the required
standards of quality


KB14. components, materials and tools used in scaffolding works
KB15.procedure for layout of scaffold as per drawings
KB16.different types of scaffolds system such as pipe &couplers and other
common customized system scaffold (frame scaffold ) for basic and complex
structures


KB17. computer basics & Auto-cad software application for 2D drawing
Skills (S)

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 documents daily productivity report, daily labour 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, formwork specification and standards
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
and 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 in one of the local languages 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 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 acceptance criteria for the checked work
SB3. decide on correct method to be adopted for checking
SB4. 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:
SB5. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior
SB6. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time

pact erected scaffold is as per specified standards

Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. 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:
SB8. guide sub-ordinate for making corrections in erected scaffold to meet standards
SB9. resolve and solve any conflict within the team


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. determine process to correct error in erected scaffold
SB11. provide support at critical and in confined areas
SB12. respond in case of natural emergencies such as rain, storm, high speed wind
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB15. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB16. 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 labour 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
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment
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 labor 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 & 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 &
equipment

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 equipment’s 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/individual 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 Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. identify any hazards in workplace organize safety equipment’s 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