Production Managers and Directors in Construction
Dundee and Angus College
Dundee, Scotland, GB
1d ago

Core Tasks

  • Receives reports upon work in progress to ensure that materials and construction methods meet with specifications and statutory requirements and that there are no deviations from agreed plans.
  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works, including demolition, open-cast mining works and pipeline and piling.
  • Receives invitations to tender, arranges for estimates and liaises with client, architect and engineers for the preparation of contracts.
  • Liaises with other managers to plan overall production activity and construction activities, sets quality standards and estimates timescales and costs.
  • Skills

  • Monitoring : Monitoring / Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Writing : Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking : Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking : Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening : Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension : Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Knowledge

  • Building and Construction : Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Production and Processing : Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Design : Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Administration and Management : Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Engineering and Technology : Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Customer and Personal Service : Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mechanical : Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Mathematics : Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language : Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Public Safety and Security : Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Personnel and Human Resources : Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labour relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Clerical : Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
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