Construction Director

Project Director

Managing Director

Minimum Degree in Civil / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering

Minimum work experience of 7-8 years as a Construction Manager or Construction EngineerMinimum work experience of 3-5 years as a Director

The tasks a Director, Construction is expected to perform include: Planning, coordinating and controlling, within powers delegated, activities of public or private organizations or one or more of its branches or departments engaged in construction, maintenance and repairs 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

Excellent management skills

Alertness and attentiveness

Strong networking and negotiation skills

Excellent leadership qualities

Revolutionary and visionary

Excellent business sense

It is not a desk job

Need to handle teams of Engineers, Managers and Supervisors

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 not 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 needsThis job is suitable for candidates with

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous as per The




Act (Regulation






Service) ,1996

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, etc.

For candidates with up to 7 years of experience INR53,000 to INR 55,000permonth

For candidates with 8 to 10years of experience INR 60,000 to INR 65,000 per month

For candidates with over 10 years of experience INR 71,000to INR 75,000permonth

(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 23000 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%

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 in India


Towns and cities across India

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Architectural / civil / mechanical / chemical engineering institutes across India

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