Project Supervisor

Middle-line Level Manager

Minimum Bachelors degree in any field

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Painting is expected to perform include:

Supervising sign writing and application of paint, varnish, distemper or lacquer on metal,wood, building, glass and other surfaces and ensuring correct finish

Examining the surface of structure or article to be worked upon and deciding shade and type of paint, mixture or varnish to be used according to specifications

Directing workers to smoothen surface to be painted or varnished to required finish by scrubbing chemical treatment or by polishing with emery or glass paper

Supervising preparation of base for spray and high class painting by application of putty on surface and its smoothening for applying first coat of paint

Guiding workers in mixing, straining of paints and varnishing to required shade and consistency

Supervises painting, smoothening and final polishing operations to ensure required glossand finish

Competent in co-ordinating and supervising activities

Proficiency in the various activities required for painting in the construction industry

Well-versed with the different types of shades, paints, mixtures, chemicals, etc.

Knowledge of mixing and straining paints and varnish

Knowledge of maintaining records

Proficient in keeping tools and equipment in working order

Knowledge of designing stencils for brush and screen-printing

Confidence and persistence

Flexibility and attentiveness

Time management skills

Team player


Good team leader

Financial understanding

Technically sound

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Construction companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs


The job is not considered as hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include general fatigue, stress, unsocial working hours, long hours of travel and work, etc.

Health risks include exposure to construction tools, heavy machinery, dirt and dust, colours, chemicals such as varnish, distemper, etc.

For candidates with upto 2 years experience INR 17,000 to INR 20,500 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years experience INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years experience INR 35,000 to INR 45,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Sector in India

The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to INR 11954 billion by 2017. Continuously increasing infrastructure spending levels of the government has made the industry highly attractive among foreign investors in the recent years.


The current workforce of 45 million (2013) is expected to increase to 76 million by 2022. The construction of buildings segment currently employs 35.52 million employers and is expected to rise to 58.96 by the year 2022.

Large construction companies, builders and developers e.g.: L&T, HCC, DLF, AFCONS, Gammon

India Ltd., etc.

Mid-sized construction companies, real estate companies, developers and builders

About 30,000 small construction companies that are members of Builders Association of India (BAI)


Towns and cities across India