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director de la obra

English translation: project manager

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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"
Bill
Local time: 12:04
English translation:project manager
Explanation:
This is the most commonly used term in American English.
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guillen
United States
Local time: 05:04
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2project managerguillen
naProject ManagerAWatts
naworks manager
Parrot
nacontracting authorityxxxdreyfu
nadirector of the worksBoudewijn van Milligen


  

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45 mins
director of the works


Explanation:
The second one might be "on-site director of the works"

Boudewijn van Milligen
Local time: 13:04
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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47 mins
contracting authority


Explanation:
ref. french ENGLISH HARRAP4S SHORTER

xxxdreyfu
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55 mins
works manager


Explanation:
The other would be the project (execution) director.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 13:04
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
project manager


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: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 73
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  yolanda Speece
1 hr

agree  AWatts: Good!
7 hrs
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14 hrs
Project Manager


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


    Reference: http://www.construction-pm.com/body-introduction.html
AWatts
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