Ceiling Painter


Minimum 5th pass


The tasks that a

White Washeris expected to perform include:Applying white or colourwash in wall ceiling etc. using hand brush

Studying colour scheme and estimating material required

Selecting lime or colour according tospecification Preparing colour or white lime solution mixing it with water

Straining mixtureand visually tests its density and shade

Making end of washing brush soft and uniform

Scraping and cleaning surface to be white washed

Washing wall or ceiling with lime or colour using hand brush

Examining washing afterdrying Applying second coat on defective patches to make it look uniform

Competent in applying paint to surfaces including canvas, walls, floors and ceilings

Efficient in mixing, matching, and applying paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes

Proficient in scraping, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting

Proficient in cleaning walls to ensure proper adherence

Equipped to cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection

Well-versed in calculating amounts of required materials and estimate costs

Competent in filling cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers

Ability to use caulking guns or putty knives

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Physically fit

Good sense of colour Eye for details

Dexterity of hands

Depth perception

Near vision acuity

It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team Helpers

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 Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous as per The Building and other Construction Worker's Act (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service), 1996

Occupational hazards include physical strain, tiredness, asthma, allergic contact dermatitis, lung cancer, 'painter's syndrome', etc.

Health risks include exposure to paint solvents, adhesives, chemicals, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience INR 10,000 to INR 11,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience INR15,000 to INR16,000per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR19,000 to INR 20,000 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 sectorsgrowth 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.

Employment in the Furniture Industry

NSSO employment data gives the total employment figures for the sector. Thus, the numbers are inclusive of the unorganised sector employment figures as well. According to its 68th Round, 50% of the total employment in furniture manufacturing is concentrated in the five states of West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and Gujarat. West Bengal, UP and Maharashtra alone account for nearly 38% of the work force. Registered furniture factories have more potential in terms of employment generation as on an average one registered furniture factory generates 40 jobs whereas an unorganized factory generates just about three jobs. About 97% of the workforce involved in furniture sector is school drop outs. Of this, 88% have an education qualification of secondary education or less.

Local construction companies and private contractors across India

Towns and cities across India

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Painting and paint application technology institutes across India

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