Cement Mason Concrete Finisher

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Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Cement Finisher is expected to perform include:

Finishing surfaces of concrete structures

Smoothing surfaces of freshly poured concrete sections

Cutting ridges, bumps and projecting wire from concrete surface with chisel and hammer

Patching holes and broken corners by wetting them and spreading mortar and smoothing the surface with trowel or float

Removing blemishes and smoothing surface by wetting or applying liquid mixture

Rubbing with abrasive black

Finishing surface by wiping it with damp brush

Levelling, smoothing and shaping surfaces of freshly poured concrete sections

Competent in mixing cement materials

Efficient in applying cement to surfaces

Proficient in smoothing uneven surfaces

Knowledge of different types of cements used

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Good hand-eye co-ordination

Ability to follow instructions

Attention to detail

Time management skills

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

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

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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 eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation, overexertion and awkward postures, slips, trips, falls, etc.

Health risks include exposure to cement dust, chemical from wet concrete, etc.

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

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

For candidates with over 5 years of 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 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.

Trends in the Cement Industry in India

The cement market in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.96 percent during the period 2014-2019. In India, the housing sector is the biggest demand driver of cement, accounting for about 67 per cent of the total consumption. The other major consumers of cement include infrastructure at 13 per cent, commercial construction at 11 per cent and industrial construction at nine per cent. To meet the rise in demand, cement companies are expected to add 56 million tonnes (MT) capacity over the next three years. The cement capacity in India may register a growth of eight per cent by next year end to 395 MT from the current level of 366 MT. It may increase further to 421 MT by the end of 2017. The country's per capita consumption stands at around 190 kg.

Local construction companies across India

Private construction contractors across India

Towns and cities across India