Are you planning to join L&T Technologies after your diploma or graduation? Good choice! but do you know where you will be placed in the long Chain of command of the company?
If not, no problem with that. Today, in this article you learn about the technical hierarchy and workings of the L&T company. But before getting into the topic let’s see a short introduction on L&T company and its business structure.
Okay without further ado, let’s get started.
Introduction on L&T
L&T refers to Larsen & Toubro, the name of the two Danish engineers who founded the L&T in 1938 in Mumbai, India. L&T is one of the fastest-growing multinational companies that is based in India. To be precise, it is a multinational conglomerate that does business in engineering, construction, manufacturing, technology, and financial services.
As of 2020, L&T Group has 118 subsidiaries, 6 associates, 25 joint-venture, and 35 other operations. It has more than 333,794 employees including 44,332 permanent staff.
Thus explaining the chain of command in the 83 years old multi-national company is complex. So here in this article only the technical postings are covered. The technical Hierarchy or Designations is covered under LTTS 1 to LTTS 10. Here are they –
Technical Hierarchy: L&T
LTTS 1 – Associate Engineer
If you are joining the company with the Diploma in computer engineering then you will be hired as an Associate Engineer. You will be assisting the Engineers and Senior engineers in their work.
You will rarely be assigned a task, but this is the time you will learn and adapt to the company working environment.
LTTS 2 – Engineer
If you are applying for the technical position after completing your 4 years Computer Engineering degree, that’s if you’re a graduate then you will be hired directly into an engineer.
Or else after serving as an Associate Engineer for 1 or 2 years you will be promoted to an Engineer. Here you will be able to take part in the tasks of the project. You should report your performance to the senior engineer regularly.
LTTS 3 – Senior Engineer
As a Senior Engineer, you will have major roles and tasks in the whole project, and you are also responsible to oversee other engineers and guide them in their process.
Normally an engineer will be promoted to a Senior Software Engineer in 2 – 3 years.
LTTS 4 – Tech/Project lead
A Project Lead is the one who leads the group of engineers including the Senior Engineer to complete the project. Any problem or issue that arises during the process is reported to the tech lead to making the decision.
He is responsible to report the development or project status to the Project manager regularly.
LTTS 5 – Project Manager
A Project Manager is the one who is responsible for the whole project. He/She is the one who plans, designs, foresees the cost or expenses (budget) of the project.
A project Manager gives the final approval to the product after testing and fixing the errors.
LTTS 6 – Program Manager
The Program Manager is also called the Group Project Manager. When the development program is large enough the whole process is divided into multiple projects and assigned to each project manager. A program manager is the one to whom all the team leads or project managers report.
LTTS 7 – Delivery Manager
A Delivery Manager communicates with multiple Clients on behalf of the Delivery head, and supervises the software delivery process, and reports it to the Senior Delivery Manager.
He/She assigns the project and due date for each assignment given to the Project Managers
LTTS 8 – Senior Delivery Manager
A Senior Project manager also meets different clients and makes the deals according to customer satisfaction. And he also takes the finished product to the Delivery head for delivery approval to the client.
A Senior Delivery manager should have good communication and cooperative skills to make deals and contracts.
LTTS 9 – Delivery Head
A Delivery Head is like the final approver, once he approves the product will be delivered to the client. He should have advanced technical knowledge to ensure the complete safety and efficiency of the product.
LTTS 10 – Director
A Director is more management-oriented. He/She is like a Department head who only oversees the overall performance of the Technical Department. He may or may not have deep technical knowledge.
And that’s it, the technical positions of the L&T company come to end. But the normal corporate hierarchy extends to LTTS 14 which Is up to the CEO. If you have further questions please leave them in the comment section below.
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