Roof Tile Layer Tile layer

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Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Tile Layer, Roof is expected to perform include:

Laying and setting tiles over rafters joining them with mortar to make roofs of buildings

Measuring location for each row of tiles over rafters and estimating quality and quantity of materials required

Marking guide lines with chalk

Discarding defective tiles and placing good tiles in position

Inserting nails or cement mortar in between tiles to fix and making them water tight

Filling gaps between tiles or coveringexposed nails with cement

Cleaning surface of tiles using gunny bag and water

Ensuring proper setting of tiles by observation and using alignment string and wooden level

Replacing broken tiles and punching holes where required

Competent in inspecting problem roofs to determine the best repair procedures

Ability to analyse information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems

Skilled in composition roofing, slate and tile roofing or aluminium and metal shingle roofing

Well versed with measuring roof, to calculate the quantities of materials needed

Knowledgeable about different materials that are used to build roof and the chemicals and sealants

Knowledge of tools, equipment, materials and methods that are used in repairing roofs

Ability to handle soundproof sections, chemicals, glues and nails

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Good communication skills

Attention to detail

Time management skills

Physical endurance


It is not a desk job

Need not 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 physical strain, tiredness, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

Health risks include exposure to different weathers, sunlight, electrical lines, heavy lifting, bending, climbing, toxic adhesive, fumes, etc.

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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