Role of a Civil Head of the Department (HOD) of a factory is to lead the Civil department of an organization. Responsibilities of a Civil Head are to supervise the project team and maintenance team to look after several installations and buildings, project monitoring, quality control, supervision of periodical maintenance, safety etc. of the plant. Duties of a Civil Head include Project, Planning, Maintenance, Cost Reduction, Vendor Management, Liaison with concerned bodies, Coordination and Documentation, Contribution in Revenue growth.
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Responsibilities of a Civil Head of the Department (HOD):
- Make Zero based budgets for revenue and capital items for the coming year based on internal customer requirements, business, safety, reliability requirements. This should be for Civil as well as Structural and painting jobs
- Raise capital proposals at appropriate time, plan and execute the jobs related to CEP
- Undertake maintenance jobs as per plan in the factory and company quarters related to building Roads, plumbing, furniture’s, railways and acid proof tiling.
- Make a detailed plan for the jobs to be undertaken in Annual Shutdowns of different plants based on internal customer feedback, statutory, safety and environmental reasons including procurement of materials, vendor selection and execution
- Statutory, safety and environmental reasons including procurement of materials, vendor selection and execution
- Refractory and acid proof lining inside vessels to be thoroughly inspected and proper repairs to be undertaken and replacement plans (where ever applicable) to be made
- Make replacement plans for structures and painting plans for structures and equipment’s
- Make and approve (as applicable) PR, PO and service requisitions of the department.
- Make necessary changes in the Processes as applicable for improvement. Make hazard-risk register, Task Hazard Analysis and aspect-impact register. Review them periodically.
- Streamline design department, formulation & implementation of SOP, data management system; driving new machines improvements and implementing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
- Exhibit leadership in managing vendors, OEMs and leading cost reduction including the project review, monitoring & status reporting, planning production targets & energy conservation initiatives
- Exhibit excellence in end-to-end project planning and implementation from scope management, to activity sequencing, effort & cost estimation, risk analysis to quality management
- Develop and sustain effective long-term relations with the stakeholders and delivered as per stakeholders’ expectations
- Formulation and implementation business & revenue strategy for manufacturing automation and improvement projects that resulted in cost reduction with overall top-line and bottom-line growth
- Exhibit managerial activities entailing rendering technical leadership & guidance to the team members, planning, scheduling tasks, and holding discussions with different functions for reviews and analysis
- Contribute to company growth, performance evaluation and develop strategies for continuous improvement, developing emerging programs by interacting with high-level customers, business partners and external vendors are also some important roles for a Civil Head of the Department.
How to become a Civil Head of the Department (HOD):
Educational Qualification requirement to become Civil Head of the Department is Diploma in Civil Engineering or Graduate in Civil Engineering (BE/BTech) from an accredited Institute/College approved by AICTE in India. But to become a Civil Head of the Department, educational qualification is not the only requirement. At least 15 years for a degree engineer and 20 years for a diploma engineer of experience in a factory or any construction company as Civil engineer will be necessary.
Technical Skills required for a Civil Head of the Department (HOD):
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Identifying & planning the work with specifying priority.
- Budget preparation, project monitoring.
- Should have knowledge of handling the project independently
- Contract Management
- Material management and Resource Planning
- Compliance knowhow.
- Liaison & Negotiation
- Time management skills; ability to prioritize
- Experience with statistical modeling and descriptive statistics
Software skills Required for a Civil Head of the Department (HOD):
- ERP (Oracle, SAP, etc.)
Behavioral Skills required for a Civil Head of the Department (HOD):
- Should be good planner and implementer of project schedule within the cost and time target.
- Should have the driving force to handle effectively the complexities of consultants, contractors, suppliers for achieving the target on time and within the budgeted cost.
What is the Job Opportunity of Civil Head of the Department in the Industry?
Civil Head of the Department Engineers are required in every Heavy Engineering industry like Oil and Gas, Refineries, Petroleum, Piping, Petroleum Storage Tank, Steel, Aluminum, Chemical, Automobile, construction industry etc. Civil Head of the Department are hired in Greenfield, Brownfield projects for large factory set up, expansion or revamp projects. Civil Head of the Department have very high demand in factory’s civil installation and maintenance. They have huge contribution in Infrastructural Projects like hydropower, thermal power industries.
Salary of Instrumentation Head (in India)
Salary of Civil Head of the Department Engineer in India ranges from 20 Lacs Rupees to 45 Lacs Rupees per annum depending upon the qualification, experience, Expertise, Company, volume of the project.
Yes, he needs to work as a project and maintenance civil engineer in a factory for 15-20 years to gather detailed knowledge.
There are high demands of Indian Civil Head of the Department Engineer abroad especially in Middle east (Gulf) countries, Africa, Canada, Australia.
No. The ITI holder should get Diploma certificate at least.