Stone finisher Karigar

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Previous relevant work experience

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

Polishing and finishing surface of stone

Rubbing surface evenly with block of stone or other abrasives

Placing stone in working position on floor or working bench

Sprinkling water and Chambal sand on surface of stone

Rubbing surface with different kinds and grades of powder pumice or other abrasives

Pouring water frequently on surface thoroughly with water to remove abrasives

Rubbing surface of stone with polishing powder and cloth pad to obtain lustrous finish

Competent in grinding stone properly

Knowledge of sand paper and other abrasives

Efficient in using hand tools or hand-held power tools

Knowledge of fixing defects Competent in preparing surfaces for better finishing

Ability to use portable polishing machine

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Ability to follow instructions

Attention to detail

Time management skills

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

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 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, falling, bruises, etc

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

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

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

For candidates with over 5 yearsofexperience 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 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