Assistant Shuttering Carpenter, Assistant Carpenter, Shuttering, Carpenter, Carpentry

Minimum - Preferably 5th standard pass/Helper Carpenter Shuttering and Scaffolding Level-1 qualified

Certified training for Assistant Shuttering Carpenter (programme aligned to CON/Q 0302 released by Construction Skill Development Council)

Minimum 6 months experience with qualification Helper Carpenter Shuttering & Scaffolding Level-1Minimum 1 year experience for non-trained and non-qualified worker

The tasks an Assistant Shuttering Carpenter is expected to perform include: Handling and storing material

Making shutters for formwork

Erecting and dismantling different types of scaffoldings

Assembling and dismantling of conventional and system formwork for foundation, column, wall and tie beam

Performing tasks under health and safety regulations

Working knowledge of the norms for stacking materials and formworks Knowledge of workplace procedures and policies for manual and mechanical handling

Working knowledge of drawing and sketching relevant to the tasks

Knowledge of angle fillet, studs, support clits, various joints and their applications and sheathing materials

Expertise in using tools, equipment and process for erecting and dismantling different types of scaffolds

Knowledge and understanding of different types of knots, area calculation, footing, column and tie beam, types of couplers, properties of woods, ballies and pipes Understanding of how to identify, select and use basic dressing material, first aid and PPEs

Sound knowledge of accident, health, safety and evacuation procedures and their reporting

Trained to qualify test and assessments by authorized agency for Assistant Shuttering Carpenter Level-2.Training period of 6 to 8 weeks for Helper Carpenter Shuttering and Scaffolding Level-1 qualified

Communication skills

Decision-making skills

Planning and organizing skills

Relationship management skills

Problem-solving skills

Analytical and critical thinking Team player

Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work is not available Contractual jobs are available

Travelling is required for this job

Role does not involve team handling

Working hours

Working hours are a minimum of 8 hours a day for 5 to 6 days a week

The job involves frequent extended hours, working in shifts and on holidays

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards due to working at heights or depths, working with equipment, electrical and concreting material, etc. Health risks include headaches, joint pains, backaches, skin diseases, silicosis of the lungs, insomnia, nausea, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years experience -12,000 to17,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years experience 15,000 to20,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years experience 20,000 to26,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Construction Sector Trends

Recently, the Government has issued contracts worth Rs 1,861 crore relating to projects in mining, railway, infrastructure, commercial buildings, and some of the construction companies are also coasting along with a steady flow of contracts.

Boost for Indias Construction Sector

Indias construction sector is forecast to grow at 7-8 percent each year over the next decade following the election of a new government, according to a news report by an international consultancy giant. The total construction market in India for FY2014 was US$157 billion, an increase of US$4 billion over FY2013. Infrastructure accounts for 49 percent, housing and real estate 42 percent and industrial projects 9 percent. With the growing demand for new construction projects, the job vacancies for Assistant Shuttering Carpenter Level-2 and other allied construction posts are increasing.

Construction companies, agencies, contractors, construction sites, etc.Private and governmental construction projects

Jobs are available all across the country in developed and developing cities.

Globe Industrial Training Institute, 3-A, Bharat Nagar, Behind Bank of Baroda, New Friends Colony, New Delhi-110025, India, Tel: +91-11-26928661, +91-9911245392, /

Construction Skill Development Council, 204, Aashirwad Complex, D-1, Green Park,New Delhi 110016, Tel: +91-11-46584466, Telefax:+91-11-2656876, E-mail:, /

National Academy of Construction, NAC Grounds, Cyberabad, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India - 500084, Tel: (040) 23111916-917, Fax: (040) 23111997, E-mail:, Website: