Rita Charitable Trust

Quality Technician ( 6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: This job role is responsible for conducting test of construction
material in site laboratory, carrying out inspection of construction material, work
quality at site and conducting field testing. Also job holder is responsible for maintaining

Quality Technician ( 6 month course)
Quality Technician ( 6 month course)


QA/QC documents and maintaining construction site laboratory as Quality
Management System (QMS). 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 quality control work at a construction site. The individual
should be having strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, along
with comprehensive technical knowledge of quality assurance and quality control
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

Conduct testing of construction material as per IS standards/work method
statement and compute test result


Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct testing of
construction material as per IS standards/work method statement and compute test
result.


Scope The scope covers the following tests of construction materials:
 Cement: Consistency, Initial and final setting, fineness, soundness, specific
gravity,


 Concrete: Slump test, compressive strength
 Fine aggregate: Specific gravity, particle size distribution, silt content, bulking
 Coarse aggregate: Specific gravity, bulk density, gradation, flakiness and
elongation index, crushing value, impact value, abrasion value


 Bitumen: Bitumen content, specific gravity, ductility, penetration, softening
point, flash and fire point, Marshall stability
 Brick & concrete block: Water absorption, compressive strength


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Conduct testing of construction material as per IS standard code /work method statement and compute test – result
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read and understand standard test procedure for testing of cement,
aggregate, sand, bitumen, brick, concrete blocks, soil, concrete in the site
laboratory


PC2. ensure right test sample is selected for testing as per
tagging/coding/numbering
PC3. ensure instrument, equipment’s used for tests are calibrated as per schedule
of calibration


PC4. ensure all tools, apparatus, instrument and equipment’s are available in the
site laboratory and are in proper working condition
PC5. oversee sample preparation and test done by sub-ordinates
PC6. ensure test instrument are operated and loads are applied for required test
as per manufacturer’s guideline confirming to is standards for testing
PC7. read and record dial reading in a test register as shown by the test
instruments in standard test Performa


PC8. record observation while conducting test in an observation sheet
PC9. fill test report containing detail of test such as type of material, testing date,
identification of sample, dial reading, observation during test, weight of
material, average value of test, test method reference etc.


PC10. compute the result of test performed for cement, aggregate, sand, bitumen,
brick, concrete blocks, soil, concrete for approval from Quality

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 quality control works at construction site
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. how to conduct testing of construction material as per IS standard
KB2. standard practices for tagging/coding/numbering
KB3. different types of field test for soil, concrete, bitumen


KB4. field test for cement, bricks, AEC blocks
KB5. method for extracting soil, bitumen samples from field
KB6. procedure for sampling of testing material and preparation of test specimen
KB7. method for transporting test sample from field to site laboratory


KB8. time period for periodical testing of construction material
KB9. type and use of construction material and relevance & testing
KB10.storing and handling of construction material
KB11.how to read dial reading on testing instrument


KB12.handling technique of tools and equipment’s
KB13.upkeep repair and maintenance of tools and equipment’s
KB14.preservation of equipment’s from dust and heat
KB15.standard time period for periodical calibration of machines and equipment


KB16.disposal/ utilization of tested material in appropriate manner
KB17.standard housekeeping procedure
KB18.use of personal protective equipment’s
KB19.different environmental norms and policies


KB20.maintenance of register for testing of incoming material
KB21.acceptance criteria of construction material
KB22.physical property of construction material
KB23.arithmetic calculation, interpolation, graphical understanding


KB24. computer literacy, basics of MS office and internet
KB25. mix design process for concrete


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
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 standard testing procedures for construction materials
SA7. read key documents including quality standards and standard working
methods


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 for the acceptance of material sample to be tested
SB2. decide on the acceptance of test specimen prepared by the sub-ordinate
SB3. decide on the utilization/disposal of tested material


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, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time
SB6. plan for availability of required materials and tools in construction
laboratory


Customer centricity

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. conduct material testing at site and in construction laboratory as per IS
standard code/work method statement
SB8. record and document test result as per Quality Management System (QMS)


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB10. oversee the testing procedure and take rectification measures if required


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB11. analyze and compute the result of the test performed
SB12. do a trail mix of concrete cube by varying the amount of water and other
components so as to get desired strength of concrete


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB13. check proper functioning of testing instruments and equipment’s
SB14. adverse effect of excessive water or cement content in concrete trail mix design
SB15. ensure adopted method used for testing is as per is standard/standard work
method statement

Carry out inspection of construction material, work quality at site and conduct
field test

Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out inspection of
construction material, work quality at site and conduct field test.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Carry out inspection of construction material in field (cement, sand, aggregate,
concrete, soil, bitumen, brick, blocks)


 Conduct Field test for concrete, soil and bitumen
 Carry out inspection to ensure work quality in field


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Carry out inspection of construction material in field (cement, sand, aggregate, concrete, soil, bitumen, brick, blocks)
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read and understand standard test procedures and methods related to
material testing (cement, sand, aggregate, concrete, soil, bitumen, brick,
blocks, asphalt)


PC2. check to assure only approved materials(cement, sand, aggregate, bitumen,
steel, brick, blocks, admixtures, asphalt) are used at site
PC3. carry out visual/physical inspection of cement, bricks, blocks, sand,
aggregate, concrete, bitumen in field
PC4. report to superior in case any substandard quality material is observed


Conduct Field test for concrete, soil and bitumen
PC5. conduct extraction of soil sample in field by core cutting method
PC6. conduct field testing of soil to determine water content, dry density of soil
as per standard test procedure


PC7. conduct field testing of concrete to determine slump value and ensure
concrete cubes are casted in field as per standard cube casting procedure
PC8. conduct extraction of bitumen sample in field by core cutting method
PC9. conduct field testing of bitumen to determine bitumen content as per
standard test procedure


PC10. ensure extracted test sample of soil and bitumen, concrete cubes casted in
field are transferred undisturbed to site laboratory case of test to be
performed in laboratory as per test requirement
PC11. facilitate third party agency for testing of soil, concrete, asphalt in field as
per applicability

Carry out inspection to ensure work quality in field
PC12. read and interpret details from the drawing, work method statement to
ensure works are as per quality norms
PC13. perform routine checks at site including testing and confirming compliances
PC14. document all results carried out at site as per quality plan


PC15. carry out inspection and checking for all quality related procedures in the
site and ensures activity at site are as per approved method statement and
inspection test plan
PC16. identify, communicate, and document deficiencies in site related to work
quality and check they are corrected


PC17. check that necessary action is taken for closure of snag list and get an
approval from concerned authority for snag list
PC18. get approval from the concerned superior/QAQC engineer/client for next
succeeding activity


PC19. prepare notes/reports regarding completion of construction works for
respective structures


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 quality control works
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 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. site quality plan related to construction work
KB2. civil works drawing


KB3. different types of field test for construction materials
KB4. how to check quality of structural works, finishing works, waterproofing
works, road laying works
KB5. identification of bad workmanship related to shuttering, reinforcements,
concreting, water proofing, road laying, anti-termite treatment, finishing
works


KB6. standard procedure for carrying out shuttering reinforcement, concreting,
water proofing, road laying, anti-termite treatments and finishing works
KB7. rendering method for bad workmanship


KB8. important of non-conformation report
KB9. tools, instruments and equipment’s required for field testing and their use
KB10.upkeep repair and maintenance of tools and equipment’s
KB11.different environmental norms and policies
KB12.maintenance of testing records, test reports and other related documents KB13.standard housekeeping procedure related to site laboratory


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


SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format
SA5. provide clear documentation on results of tested materials


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site
SA7. read standard test procedures and methods related to relevant work
SA8. read key documents including quality standards and standard working
methods


SA9. 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:
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 for the acceptance of material sample to be tested
SB2. decide on the acceptance of test specimen prepared by the sub-ordinate
SB3. decide on the utilization/disposal of tested material


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, 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:
SB6. conduct material testing at site and in construction laboratory as per IS
standard code/work method statement
SB7. record and document test result as per Quality Management System (QMS)


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB9. check for use of substandard material and report to superior
SB10. check for conformance with compliances by carrying out routine checks at site
SB11. communicate and rectify deficiencies in site related work


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages
SB15. ensure test results are accurate and as per approved procedures
SB16. assess and analyze water content and dry density of soil
SB17. assess and analyze slump value of concrete
SB18. assess and analyze bitumen content


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB19. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB20. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accident

Maintain QA/QC documents as per Quality Management system
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain QA/QC documents
as per Quality Management system.
Scope The scope covers the following:
 Maintain QA/QC documents as per Quality Management system
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope


Element Performance Criteria Maintain QA/QC documents as per Quality Management system
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read, understand and follow standard procedure for maintenance of QA/QC
documents in laboratory
PC2. provide suitable codes and title to the documents file as per the site quality
plan of documentation


PC3. maintain register for incoming test material sample
PC4. maintain QA/QC documents such as method statements, standard testing
procedures, site quality plans, site inspection checklist
PC5. maintain document related to test equipment manual, ISO quality manual
PC6. maintain current records providing factual evidence that required quality
control activities and/or tests have been perform


PC7. maintain QA/QC documents including incoming test material sample register,
test results , test certificates, equipment’s calibration reports, inspection
requests, non-compliance reports and site instruction/observations, RMC
reports, cube register and other QA/QC documents


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 maintaining documents for QA/QC works
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 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 provide coding for documents as per quality management system
KB2. maintenance of register for testing of incoming test material sample, details to be filled in
KB3. documentation of method statements, quality plans, inspection checklist

KB4. documentation of site inspection/test reports
KB5. documentation of bad workmanship in site
KB6. documentation of QA/QC documents related to test sample, test results, third
party inspection, materials test certificate, calibration certificate , non compliance reports
KB7. documentation of closure of non-compliance reports
KB8. documentation of work approval from clients/superior


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 QA / QC 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 related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards and standard working
methods


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


SB3. determine whether all quality related documentation is as per site compliance
requirement with all necessary supporting documents and factual evidence

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, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time
SB6. ensure that all document files have been suitably coded and filed


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. record, update and maintain QA/QC documents as per quality management
system (QMS)


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
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. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB10. optimize resources
SB11. minimize wastages


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement

Maintain construction site laboratory
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain construction site
laboratory.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Maintain construction site laboratory


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


Maintain construction site laboratory
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read, understand and ensure standard procedure is followed for storing, and
tagging of construction test material sample


PC2. check proper functioning of testing instrument and equipment
PC3. report to superior/manufactures in case of break down/non-functioning of
test instruments and equipment’s
PC4. ensure instrument, equipment’s used for tests are periodically calibrated as
per schedule of calibration


PC5. prevent testing instrument and equipment’s from dust/moisture/ heat and
other degrading agents when not in use
PC6. ensure cleaning of tools, apparatus, instrument, accessories and placing at
appropriate location after use


PC7. ensure standard procedure is followed for storing of chemical, admixtures,
inflammable material in site laboratory
PC8. ensure all tools, apparatus, instrument and equipment’s are readily available
for testing in site laboratory


PC9. ensure all field testing instrument are readily available for testing
PC10. ensure tested material is kept at laboratory for a specified duration as per
applicability


PC11. ensure test sample material are disposed/utilized after testing as per standard
practices keeping in view environmental norms at site
PC12. ensure curing tank is cleaned periodically as per site quality plan


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 maintaining construction laboratory for QA/QC works
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 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. storing and handling of construction material
KB2. storing of hazardous material


KB3. safety norms for storing and handling of hazardous material
KB4. storage of test sample of different construction materials
KB5. manufacturer guideline for storing and handling of testing tools, instruments
and equipment’s


KB6. handling technique of tools and equipment’s
KB7. upkeep repair and maintenance of tools and equipment’s
KB8. preservation of equipment’s from dust and heat
KB9. placement of testing tools , instruments and equipment’s at appropriate
location


KB10.standard time for periodical calibration of machines and equipment
KB11.different environmental norms and policies
KB12.standard housekeeping procedure related to site laboratory


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 related to QA / QC 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 related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards and standard working
methods


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


SB3. determine whether standard procedure has been followed for tagging and
storing of test samples
SB4. determine whether testing equipment and instruments are functioning
properly and are calibrated


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


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. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB9. ensure standard procedures are used for cleaning and storing of materials and
equipment’s in construction laboratory


SB10. ensure that test samples are disposed off as per standard procedure and
duration of storage
SB11. assess equipment / instruments that are malfunctioning and report to
superiors


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages
SB15. analyze appropriate duration of storing test samples in the laboratory

Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB16. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB17. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents

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

associated with the work practices, workplace
 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/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