Plain Tabler

Ground Surveyor

Land Surveyor

Minimum ITI graduate degree/Diploma in Land Survey

Will be updated

The tasks a Plain Tabler is expected to perform include:

Preparing topographical and cadastral (ground) maps based on control points fixed by topographical surveyor

Plotting points in drawing conforming to points on ground using plane table and sight rule, in hills and planes with accuracy

Visiting area to be surveyed and carrying out plotting, sketching, contouring, drawing, etc. of territory on the basis of control data and other relevant available material

Collecting records and interpreting air photographs which lack such details as small bridges, streams, rivulets, tracks or pillars on account of non-visibility from photographic distances

Proficiency in registering colour and light traces in drawings, project maps, flood surveys, cadastral surveys, etc.

Knowledge of plane tabling method (field operations involving use of plane-table, clinometers, magnetic compass, sight rule, etc.)

Proficiency in analyzing the data

Well-versed with plotting, sketching, contouring, drawing, etc. of territory on basis of control data

Knowledge of preparing detailed drawings of area

Will be updated

Effective communication skills

Problem-solving attitude

Work independently

Good mathematical skills

Team player

Good listening skills

Analytical thinking

Physically fit

It is a field job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 9/11 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks includes exposure to dust, working in extreme conditions, etc.

Occupational hazards include risk of developing respiratory disorders, headache, fatigue, sun stroke, etc.

For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 28,000 per month

For candidates with 2-5 years of experience or more - INR 38,000 to INR 42,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current and Future Growth of Construction Sector in India

In 2012-13, the market value of the construction industry was estimated at 7,674 billion. The sector grew at a CAGR of 9.42% between 2003-04 and 2012-13. The sector has multiple linkages with other sectors and has a strong multiplier effect on the economy. Indirectly, the sector generates 5 times higher value for the other sectors.

It is highly unorganized and employs most labourers, second only to the agriculture sector.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector is also the largest contributor to central exchequer. The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to 11,954 billion by 2017. In the recent years increasing infrastructure spending by the government has made this sector highly attractive among foreign investors. Sector witnessed cumulative foreign direct investments to the tune of 40,399 million from 2000 till 2013 of which 91% was in real estate development.

Labour in construction sector is highly migratory and largely unskilled. The sector creates more than 45 million jobs either directly or indirectly among various classes of individuals in the country which is primarily driven by increase in demand for residential real estate and rising infrastructure expenditure.

The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of around 31 million jobs in the 9 year period. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Plain Tabler.

Region Development Authority of India

Construction companies across India

Towns and cities across India