Director Responsable de Obra (DRO)

English translation: Director of Works (DOW)

02:39 May 27, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Director Responsable de Obra (DRO)
Director Responsable de obra con cédula profesional, datos, cuando sea el caso, de coorresponsables técnicos de las diferentes especialidades de obra
Maria Lemus
Local time: 17:48
English translation:Director of Works (DOW)
Explanation:
There are several options, which may vary between countries/regions, or between the private and public (i.e. government) sector. It also depends on the duties involved and their position in the hierarchy.

For example, (Construction/Civil) Works Manager.
Cf. "Site Manager".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Site_manager

https://www.careerstructure.com/careers-advice/profiles/site...

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Note added at 4 hrs (2018-05-27 06:42:28 GMT)
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For example, in the private sector, "Construction Project Manager" is another possible option.
https://www.aproplan.com/blog/efficiency/10-key-responsibili...

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Note added at 4 hrs (2018-05-27 06:44:25 GMT)
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... "a new director of works for the Palace of Westminster"...
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Director of Works (DOW)


Explanation:
There are several options, which may vary between countries/regions, or between the private and public (i.e. government) sector. It also depends on the duties involved and their position in the hierarchy.

For example, (Construction/Civil) Works Manager.
Cf. "Site Manager".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Site_manager

https://www.careerstructure.com/careers-advice/profiles/site...

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Note added at 4 hrs (2018-05-27 06:42:28 GMT)
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For example, in the private sector, "Construction Project Manager" is another possible option.
https://www.aproplan.com/blog/efficiency/10-key-responsibili...

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Note added at 4 hrs (2018-05-27 06:44:25 GMT)
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... "a new director of works for the Palace of Westminster"...

Example sentence(s):
  • The director of works & plants looks after the construction activities of ongoing projects and maintenance...

    Reference: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/16251467.Dramatic_plans_to_t...
    https://jobs.telegraph.co.uk/article/construction-project-manager-job-description/
neilmac
Spain
Local time: 00:48
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agree  María Eugenia Wachtendorff
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agree  Lydianette Soza: Way to go!
12 hrs

agree  philgoddard
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neutral  Christian Nielsen-Palacios: Construction Manager (I deal with them every day)
2 days 19 hrs
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