Bitumen Mistry

Bitumen Sprayer

Tar Applicator

Will be updated

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Tar Mistry is expected to perform include:

Supervising and guiding the laying of asphalt or other bituminous material over roads, roofs etc.

Heating drums filled with asphalt and other bituminous material

Ensuring proper melting and mixing of contents

Directing workers to place and remove 'templates' on road or roof

Laying and setting of asphalt and other material

Guiding pouring of molten material or base

Spreading molten material uniformly over set area with mop brush or other device

Ensuring uniformity of tar or bituminous materials on surface

Applying subsequent coating if needed

Laying tar over angles and corners with special care

Directing workers to apply sealing coat

Removing template and allowing laid material to dry in the sun

Competent in measuring the work area

Knowledge of mixing asphalt hand

Competent in heating tar

Knowledge of applying tar on top of roofs

Ability to apply different coats of tar if required

Skilled in handling bituminous materials with care

Ability to use special thermometer to measure temperature of molten tar

Good practical skills

Ability to follow instructions

Attention to details

Team player

Physically fit

It is not a desk job

May 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

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This job is considered mildly 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, fatigue, stress, burns and bruises, etc.

Health risks include exposure to inflammable materials, toxic chemicals, heights, unsteady grounds, etc.

For candidates with upto 2 years of experience - INR 9,000 to INR 16,500 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 yearsofexperience INR 16,500 to INR 25,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 yearsofexperience INR 25,500 to INR 35,000 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 construction companies across India

Private contractors across India

Towns and cities across India