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01:34 Aug 29, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase:director de la obra
Building contract for Construction Company.. as opposed to "director de la ejecución de la obra"
Explanation: This is the most commonly used term in American English.
Native English speaker, experience.
guillen United States Local time: 05:04 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 73
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.
Explanation: From intro to PM in Construction:"The project manager is the conductor of the construction project, charged with the duties of organizing, planning, purchasing and scheduling the 'startup through completion' of all activities. In the delivery of the project, the manager carefully orchestrates the intended outcome that balances owner contract, budget, time and costs limitations.----"this tenacious efort brings to the project the tools necessary for the superintendent to follow the construction schedule on the way to a succesful completion" On the flow chart, the Project manager is in the Division of Field Operations under the Chief of Operations. Hope this is helpful to you. AWatts