Quarrier Khadi Kamgar

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Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Stone Cutter, Hand is expected to perform include:

Cutting and shaping building and monumental stone from rough blocks or slabs of granite, marble, etc.

Using pneumatic and hand tools

Placing rough stone blocks or slabs in working position with aid of crane, hoist or other means

Marking out dimensional lines for cutting according to specifications

Cutting block to required size, shape and other specifications

Drilling, chipping, splitting and chiselling stone with pneumatic and hand tools

Checking size and shape frequently to ensure accuracy

Competent in drilling holes and grooves in stone, according to diagrams and patterns

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

Competent in copying drawings on rough stone

Knowledge of using scribes or chalk and measuring instruments

Proficient in making freehand drawings on stone

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Good hand-eye co-ordination

Ability to follow instructions

Attention to detail

Time management

Team player

Physically fit

It is a not 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

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

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs


This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous under

The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include physical strain, tiredness, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, falling, bruises, etc.

Health risks include exposure to heavy instruments and extreme temperatures, sharp chisels, etc.

For candidates with upto 2 years experience INR 12,000 to INR 16,500 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years experience INR 16,500 to INR 20,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 years experience INR 20,500 to INR 23,000 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 to11,954 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 the2ndlargest 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 approximately 31 million jobs in the 9 year period.This indicates good job prospects for Stone Cutter, Hand and other professionals.

Local construction companies across India

Private contractors across India

Towns and cities across India