The Direzione Lavori checks the correct execution of the works on behalf of the Client, who, before the start of the works, identifies the figure of the Direttore Lavori and, if required, in relation to the size, type and complexity of the operation, one or more assistants to the Direttore Lavori and Direttore Lavori Operativo (DLO) for specific works. (For example DLO for Structures, Systems, Gardens, Environmental Mitigation Works, etc.). The role of Direttore Lavori can also include that of Safety Coordinator.
the role of Direttore Lavori is mandatory for building operations subject to a building permit or for those requiring affidavit statements of the works, in compliance with the authorizations required by It.Presidential Decree 6 June 2001, no. 380 for structural works affected by the Technical Regulations for Buildings.
The Direttore Lavori reports to the client whose interests they must work for during the contract, ensuring the contractor complies with the contractual provisions and issues the necessary technical instructions for the execution of the works in a workmanlike manner according to the project designs and the relevant special tender specifications.
The role of Direttore Lavori consists in strict surveillance of the works, which while not requiring continuous and daily presence on site, implies ensuring that the work is carried out in its various stage and, therefore, the obligation to verify – through periodic inspections and direct contacts with the technical bodies of the company, to be carried out in relation to each of these stages – whether the state of the art and compliance of the materials used have been observed or if any damage has been caused to third parties due to negligent conduct.
The Direttore Lavori must: