Construction Business Owner

Working Proprietor of Construction

Managing Director

Construction Contractor

Minimum Degree in Civil / Mechanical / Construction Engineering

Minimum work experience of 7-8 years as a Construction Manager or Construction EngineerMinimum work experience of 5 years as a Director

The tasks a Working Proprietor, Construction is expected to perform include: Formulating policy, plans, organizing and controlling activities of organization or enterprise, wholly or partly owned by him, Engaged in construction, maintaining and repairing of buildings, roads, bridges, railway tracks, aerodromes, canals, dams, etc.

Competent in planning and directing construction and building related activities

Proficiency in determining organizational requirements

Competent in handling a team of engineers, managers and supervisors

Competent in handling extreme work pressure and stress

Excellent management skills

Alertness and attentiveness

Strong networking, marketing and negotiation skills

Excellent leadership qualities


Excellent business sense

It is not a desk job

Need to handle teams of workers, engineers, managers, supervisors, directors, contractors

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Construction companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsMaybe

This job is not considered dangerous or hazardous

Occupational hazards include general fatigue, stress, anxiety, pressure, unsocial working hours, long hours of travel and work, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dirt and dust, pollution, construction site, etc.

For candidates with up to 7 years experience INR 65,000 to INR 70,000 per monthFor candidates with 8 to 10yearsexperienceINR 75,000 to INR 80,000 per monthFor candidates with over 10 years experience INR 3,00,000toINR 5,00,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Sector in India

The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to INR 11954 billion by 2017. Continuously increasing infrastructure spending levels of the government has made the industry highly attractive among foreign investors in the recent years.

The Construction sectors growth is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2016-17 from current growth rates of 5.6 percent and is expected to contribute significantly to the countrys GDP in the next five years thereby showing its vital importance for the economic growth of the nation.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of 31 million jobs in the 9 year period. Supervisory and managerial levels constitute 12% of the total workforce. The Working Group for the Twelfth Plan estimates an additional requirement of 23,000 engineers and supervisors in order to cope with the envisaged capacity expansions. Higher investment public as well as private sector growth forecast over next 5 years is 8 to 9%. This indicates that there will be greater job opportunities for a Working Proprietor, Construction.

Large construction companies

Agricultural construction companies

Residential and building construction industries

Commercial construction companies

Heavy civil engineering companies

Environmental engineering industries and transport construction companies

Towns and cities across India

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Architectural / Civil / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering Institutes across India

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