Stone Cutting Supervisor and Foreman

Stone Carving Supervisor and Foreman

Carving Supervisor

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Stone Cutting and Carving is expected to perform include:

Supervising and guiding cutting, dressing and carving of stones for making statue, floral designs, figures, etc.

Studying details of product to be made, selecting right type of stone block, and marking it as necessary

Deciding the plan of work

Supervising cutting, dressing, carving, polishing and related operations and instructing workers as necessary

Proficiency in selecting type of stone block required

Knowledge of making statue, floral designs, figures, etc., according to model, design or specifications

Proficiency in explaining details and tasks to be performed to workers

Well-versed with operations like cutting, dressing, carving, polishing, etc.

Proficiency in observing and measuring articles at different stages of production

Well-versed with getting defects removed or rectification done


Ability to copy design from catalogue and undertake enlargement work

Ability to guide matching and repair work

Effective communication skills

Problem-solving attitude

Ability to work independently or in teams

Team player

Good listening skills

Time management skills

It needs one to be on their toes

Need to handle a team of workers

Local travelling is not 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 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include risk of handling sharp tools, risk of accidents, working in extreme conditions, dust, etc.

Occupational hazards include risk of developing respiratory disorders due to dust, injuries, cuts and bruises, etc.

Will be updated

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 Supervisor and Foreman, Stone Cutting and Carving.

Construction companies across India

Towns and cities across India