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Off-Site Manufacture

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Estimating, Production Planning & Recruitment

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When an order for a structure is received it has to be broken down into components (pieces) which can be manufactured and easily transported. Moulds need to be made and a schedule put together of the order in which they will be made. Accurate drawings of each part are made, the order is costed out and materials procured.

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Commercial Manager
Planner
Estimator
CAD Modeller
Marketing & PR Coordinator
Quantity Surveyor
Accountant
Document Controller
Procurement Manager
Health, Safety & Environment Advisor
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Structural Engineering, Detailing & Project Co-ordination

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Structural engineers will review all drawings and designs of each component carrying out complex calculations to make sure that the pieces can be stored, transported and lifted into place on site safely.

Project Co-ordinators will work with the client to make sure that the finished structure looks how the client wants it to look.

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Administrator
CAD Modeller
Document Controller
Civil Engineer
SHEQ Advisor
Structural Engineer
3D Visualiser
Dispatch Leader
Project Manager
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Manufacture

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When all designs, costs and plans are agreed to everyone's satisfaction, the manufacturing process can begin. Just like any other factory process there is a strict order to the way each component is manufactured and finished. Each piece is checked against a quality standard before being allowed to leave the factory.

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Crane Operator
Construction Manager
Welding Fabricator
Steel Fixer
Concrete Finisher
Stonemason
Dispatch Leader
Goods In Manager
Quality Assurance Manager
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Logistics

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Logistics are involved throughout the whole process from design and planning through to delivery. Components must be stored correctly and when ready to be dispatched the correct vehicles must be used to lift and transport each piece safely.

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HGV Driver
Crane Operator
Forklift Driver
Administrator
Accountant
Logistics & Plant Manager
Shunter Driver
Dispatch Leader
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Assembly On Site

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It's important that components arrive on site in the right order and at the right time. A steel or concrete frame will have been erected and massive cranes will lift each section into place which will then be secured with special fittings.

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Banksman/Signaller
Lifting Equipment Inspector
Crane Operator
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Roles In Construction

Off-Site
Manufacture

An interactive tour through the 5 stages of off-site manufacture and the roles in construction involved in each. Click the "+" symbols to find out about a specific role and use the right-hand-side navigation arrows to move through the stages.

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Read About The Construction Phase

Use the + and x button to open and close the descriptions and find out more about each phase of off-site manufacture.

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Use the up and down arrow buttons to navigate the 6 phases of off-site manufacture and the jobs involved in each.

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Click a hotspot to explore an individual role involved in the current phase of off-site manufacture.

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