Refractory Brick layer

Refractory Brick mason

Construction Labourer

Construction Worker

Will be updated

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Brick layer, Refractory is expected to perform include:

Building and repairing furnaces, ovens, kilns, fireboxes, fire places and other high temperature structures

Spreading minimum possible fireclay mortar evenly over furnace with trowel and laying and taping fire bricks or refractory blocks in position

Sealing joints with fireclay mortar or chemically resistant cement to bind bricks together making provision for expansion of joints in furnace in linings

Preparing support to proper curvature to replace arched roofs of furnaces or to construct new ones as directed or specified

Patching portions of furnaces with fireclay, as necessary and removing excess mortar

Specializing in building and repairing particular type of high temperature construction

Replacing linings of ladles or tapping sports of furnaces

Building new smoke tunnels

Knowledge of construction equipment and tools, brick laying

Knowledge about availability, quality and appropriate use of construction materials

Knowledge of selecting chisels, pneumatic or surfacing tools and determining sequence of use

Competent in handling construction related equipment accurately

Knowledgeable about safety measures at work

Ability to read blueprints

Will be updated

Ability to follow instructions

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Attention to detail

Good co-ordination skills

Physically fit

It is a not desk job

Need not 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

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 needsThis job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered moderately hazardous or dangerousas per The Building and other Construction Worker's Act (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service), 1996

Occupational hazards include physical strain, tiredness, back aches, joint pain, general fatigue, exhaustion, falling, bruises, wounds, allergies due to dust, etc.

Health risks include exposure to heavy instruments, hostile temperatures, sharp chisels, stones, bricks, cement and other construction materials

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience INR 4,000 to INR 5000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience INR 5,000 to INR 6,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 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 Construction sectors growth is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2016-17 from current growth rates of 5.6 percent and is expected to contribute significantly to the countrys GDP in the next five years thereby showing its vital importance for the economic growth of the nation.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. 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 ~31 million jobs in the 9 year period.

Local and private construction companies across India

Building construction contractors across India

Residential construction companies and real estate developers across India

Cities and towns across India