Conductor (construction)

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Kondukteur or Conducteur is a historical professional titles in construction and surveying .

From the 17th to the 19th century a conductor was an employee or assistant in surveying and drawing work. This could also be someone with experience in architecture, who had learned “ architecture as a science ” intensively and who was then entrusted with the supervision of the construction workers and the construction to be carried out. The term was used in both military and civil affairs.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Johann Ferdinand Roth : Conductor , in ders .: Non-profit lexicon for readers of all classes, especially for those who have not studied; or a short and clear explanation of the idioms, expressions and made-up words most commonly used in oral conversations and written essays, in alphabetical order , new, improved and increased edition, Nuremberg: Ernst Christoph Grattenauer, 1791; P. 589; Digitized via Google Books
  2. Author collective: Lexicon Kursächsische Postmeilensäulen . Edited by the research group Kursächsische Postmeilensäulen e. V. Transpress. Transport publisher. Berlin. 1989. ISBN 3-344-00264-3 .
  3. ^ Johann Georg Krünitz : Economic Encyclopedia or general system of state, town, house and agriculture . Vol. 8, 1776.