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Supervisor Finishes ( 6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: This job role is responsible for planning activities, managing and
allocating resources for various finishing works at construction sites; supervising and
monitoring wet finishing and flooring, painting and interior and exterior finishing works

Supervisor Finishes ( 6 month course)
Supervisor Finishes ( 6 month course)


while ensuring observation of health safety and environmental practices at work site
and carry out necessary documentation as per requirement. 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 masonry work at a construction site. The individual
should be having strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, along
with comprehensive technical knowledge of finishing works 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 & interpret drawings, specifications and standards for finishing works
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to read & interpret drawings,
specifications and standards for finishing works.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Read & interpret drawings, specifications and standards for wet finishing,
flooring, painting, façade installation, false ceiling and dry wall and partitions
works


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


Read & interpret drawings, specifications and standards for wet finishing, flooring, painting, façade
installation, false ceiling and dry wall and partitions works


To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read & interpret details from relevant drawings
PC2. read & interpret details from schedule of work
PC3. read and understand specification and standards provided for relevant
works


PC4. read and understand all specification provided in the relevant drawing
PC5. read and understand schedule provided for completion of work
PC6. read method statement for execution of work
PC7. read, understand & follow manufactures specification for operation of
power tools


PC8. carry out calculation of required quantity of materials from relevant
schematic working drawings
PC9. convey structural changes to workman as simple sketches


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 finishing works related to finishes
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. schematic drawings, sketches for relevant work
KB2. how to read and interpret structural drawing
KB3. principals involved in reading and interpreting various relevant drawings
KB4. how to read general arrangement drawing


National Occupational Standard

KB5. simplified sketch preparation from the drawing
KB6. how to read plan, elevation and sectional drawing
KB7. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB8. terminology used wet finishing, flooring, painting, façade installation, false
ceiling and dry wall and partitions works


KB9. linear conversion of units
KB10.units of measurement
KB11.manufacturer’s specification and work method statement for relevant works
KB12.how to calculate material and resource required for relevant 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 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


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 and
basic English
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
thesite and basic English
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, time and resources for work

SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
SB3. determine appropriate method for operation of tools basis manufacturer’s
specifications


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


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB9. optimize resources
SB10. minimize wastages
SB11. analyze and evaluate quantity of materials required basis drawings


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
SB13. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents
SB14. determine suitable sequencing of finishing works

Allocate and monitor man and material resources at site, procure approvals and fill
checklist for finishing works


Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to allocate and monitor man
and material resources at site, procure approvals and fill checklist for finishing
works.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Ensure optimum utilization of tools, equipment and resources including
coordination with sub –contractors
 Procure approvals, prepare checklist prior to and after execution of work
from various agencies in coordination with superiors


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Ensure optimum utilization of tools, equipments and resources including coordination with sub –contractors
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. confirm hours worked and description of work performed for employee
with concerned superior
PC2. provide inputs to seniors regarding requirements for manpower, tools, and
materials as per work requirements


PC3. notify concerned superior of resources and equipment needs
PC4. determine method of lifting, route and mode of transportation of relevant
materials from stock yard to erection point
PC5. determine resources to be used in accordance with safety practices during
wet finishing, flooring, painting, façade installation, false ceiling and dry wall
and partitions works


PC6. allocate manpower to respective activities on the basis of work requirement
PC7. ensure productivity of manpower by providing instruction, checking
completed works as per drawing and reporting to senior authorities
PC8. instruct workmen on the safe and correct use of tools and equipments as
per manufacturer’s instructions /specification


PC9. report efficiently to the concerned authorities for equipment breakdown,
discrepancies found in the jobs
PC10. provide status information on work received, in progress, backlog, and work
assignments completed as requirement
PC11. inform the concerned superior on specific areas where the work needs to be
adjusted in accordance with site conditions and material deliveries

PC12. take approval from concerned authority before allocation of resource and
material
PC13. take safety clearance from EHS department before commencing work
PC14. take clearance from services department before commencing work
PC15. ensure all pre preparatory works have finished before starting work
PC16. review estimates, prepares sketches and reports on labor expenditures and
materials used


PC17. perform bid walks and submit documentation to concerned superior as
required
PC18. provide documentation to concerned superior for preparation of project
deliverables to client


PC19. carry out checks and fill checklist after completion of work
PC20. provide clearance and mobility order to subcontractors for mobilization of
resource and material at next workspace
PC21. maintain records and files and prepare reports on labor deployment, work
done and productivity


PC22. ensure proper quality of work within agreed timeline
PC23. ensure that rectifications ( if any ) are carried out in time


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 finishing 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 workmen engagement


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. standard procedures for stacking of brick, block, cement, wood, ply, paints
and components, façade materials, false ceiling materials etc.
KB2. schematic drawings, sketches for relevant work
KB3. how to read and interpret structural drawing


KB4. making sketches and conveying the same to works man
KB5. knowledge of company policies and hierarchy for reporting any anomaly
KB6. how to read relevant structural drawings and extract technical specifications
related to wet finishing, flooring, painting, façade installation, false ceiling
and dry wall and partitions works


KB7. writing reports for submission to concerned authority
KB8. process of indent
KB9. determine work methods which makes best use of relevant resources and meet health and safety requirements

KB10. optimum utilization and allocation of tools, equipment and resources as per
requirement
KB11. provide status information, carry out productivity calculation
KB12. documentation required to resource management such as preparation of
indents, material and manpower calculation, preparation of daily labor
reports


KB13. carry out filling of pre-approval checklist and post completion checklists
KB14. obtaining clearance from various department prior to commencement of
work


KB15. prepare sketches on relevant work from drawings
KB16. providing mobilization order to sub-contractors
KB17. how to maintain record and file for relevant work


KB18. calculate resource and material required for relevant work
KB19. concept of job related safety precautions and deployment of safety
measurement to be observed at workplace


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 and
basic English
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 and basic English
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, equipment and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
SB3. determine whether all pre-preparatory works are complete prior to
initiating work
SB4. determine compliance of rectifications within pre-determined timelines


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. check for equipment breakdowns / discrepancies and report on the same


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB11. optimize resources
SB12. minimize wastages
SB13. assess and evaluate appropriate method of lifting, route and mode of
transportation for shifting works at site
SB14. analyze and estimate labor expenditures


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
SB17. analyze and assess productivity of workers in the respective gangs

Supervise and monitor execution of wet finishing and flooring
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to supervise and monitor
execution of wet finishing and flooring works.
Scope The scope covers the following:
 Supervise and ensure execution of wet finishing and flooring works in
accordance with agreed work plan


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Supervise and ensure execution of wet finishing and flooring works in accordance with agreed work plan
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. assist in sequencing key activities related to wet finishing and flooring works
for making schedule


PC2. assist in planning of duration and time require for identified key activities
PC3. keep records of masons time and materials used for each job
PC4. supervise closely wet finishing and flooring jobs requiring a high degree of skill
PC5. ensure survey works and preparatory works are complete so as to provide
required level & reference


PC6. ensure setting out for brick/block work , random rubble masonry works,
plastering, flooring, waterproofing ,cladding, surface finishing works are as per
the approved drawings
PC7. ensure working platforms and access stairs are safe for working
PC8. ensure all tools, tackles, consumables ,materials and equipments are available
prior to commencement of work


PC9. ensure that the receiving surface is prepared appropriately
PC10. ensure preparation of cement mortar and pop mix is in the required specified
proportion
PC11. ensure plastering coats are applied as per approved/ specified thickness and
to desired finish


PC12. check and ensure plaster mounds are cast as per specification
PC13. ensure execution of cementitious waterproofing works as per specifications
and standard practices
PC14. ensure waterproofing and brick bat cobia course is laid as per specification
PC15. ensure holes are drilled at regular interval in order to carry out grouting
activity


PC16. check and ensure the consistency of grouting material is as per specification
PC17. ensure appropriate grouting for water proofing works
PC18. ensuring testing of surface upon application of waterproofing material for
leakage


PC19. check and ensure required marking and leveling is as per drawing

PC20. ensure selection of appropriate aggregate for exposed plaster as per specified
finish


PC21. ensure preparation of mortar for different surface finishes in appropriate ratio
PC22. ensure addition of right pigment for desired color and finish
PC23. ensure execution of various types of finishes like grit-wash, stone –crete,
cement wash and other surface finishes as per specifications and standard
practices
PC24. ensure execution of cladding of stones as per specifications and standard
practices


PC25. ensure specified gap is maintained between back wall and stone lining to
provide for adequate drainage in dry cladding works
PC26. ensure execution of flooring works as per the major finishes such as Vacuum
dewatered flooring (VDF), Terrazzo (marble chips) flooring, PVC sheet flooring,
Carpet flooring, Wood / Timber flooring, Marble flooring, Mosaic flooring,
Rubber and Linoleum flooring, etc.


PC27. check line ,level & alignment of wet finishing and flooring works at specified
intervals as per requirement
PC28. provide estimates of personnel and material required for a job
PC29. keep records and compiles reports of work performed by masonry crew


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 wet finishing and flooring 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 &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 schematic working drawing of formwork
KB2. simplified sketch preparation from the drawing
KB3. use and application of tools, components and equipments


KB4. terminology used in wet finishing and flooring works
KB5. architectural drawings relevant to wet finishing works
KB6. basic principles of measurement along with simple geometry
KB7. methodology for estimation of required resource and material
KB8. standard tolerance limits for all aspects of wet finishing works
KB9. appropriate techniques (including use of tools, equipment and material) for
all aspects of wet finishing works

KB10. appropriate ratio of cement mortar mix and plastering mix for relevant task
KB11. methodology for checking line ,level and alignment for various wet finishing
works


KB12. methodology for brick/block & random rubble masonry works
KB13. methodology of construction of walkways, arches and manholes
KB14. methodology of laying tiles, marble, granite and other natural stones
KB15. methodology for different surface finishes like grit-wash, stone-Crete, cement
wash and ornamental plastering works


KB16. different baton strips and their uses
KB17. methodology for waterproofing works
KB18. methodology for curing of different finishing works
KB19. basic computer literacy


KB20.standard tolerance limits for flooring and cladding works
KB21. appropriate ratio of cement mortar mix used for various flooring and cladding
works
KB22. methodology for various flooring works
KB23. methodology for dry and wet cladding works


KB24. use of anchoring tools for cladding works
KB25. use of mechanical ties and anchor clip for dry and wet cladding
KB26. checks for line, level and alignment
KB27. preventive and corrective action to ensure that the wet finishing and flooring
work meets the quality requirements


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 and
basic English
SA6. read drawing, specification and standards related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards and standard working