Terrazzo Layer

Terrazzo Worker

Mosaic Designer

Mosaic Cutter-Setter

Minimum 5th pass


The tasks that a Mosaic Layer is expected to perform include:Laying mosaic surface and floors according to specified designs using stone chips cement sand

Giving glossy finish to surface

Examining drawings and pattern of mosaic laying and estimating and selecting material of required colour, cement, sand etc.Taking up mosaic panels, mosaic tiles, stones, ceramic, opaque coloured glass Preparing ground by setting levels and laying cement mixture or lime mortar Levelling and smoothening with trowel and wooden smoothening Grinding surface with stones to give glossy finish

Pouring road cement on surface for grouting, lays mosaic tiles Panelling on the cement according to design

Levelling the cement with wooden leveller to ensure uniform height Filling gaps in between the tiles with cement of matching colour Ensuring proper setting and curing laid tiles and panel, sprinkling water as required

Cleaning surface by rubbing with polishing machine or hand grinding stones or gunny bag

Competent in creating attractive walkways, floors, patios, and panels

Efficient in building a solid, level concrete foundation

Proficient in adding a layer of sandy concrete

Equipped to embed metal divider strips in the concrete wherever there is a joint

Competent in blending and placing a fine colour-pigment into each of the panels

Well-versed in tossing additional marble chips of various colours into each panel

Ability to use a lightweight roller

Ability to apply finishing and shining polish Ability to cut mosaic panels out of bigger pieces

Good hand-eye co-ordination

Ability to follow technical plans

Ability to work in a well organised and accurate way

Awareness of safety issues

Ability to work as part of a team Physically fit

It is a not desk job

May need to handle a team of 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

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The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous as per The










Service)ACT,1996Occupational hazards include eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation, overexertion and awkward postures, slips, trips, falls, etc.Health risks include exposure to cement dust, chemical burns from wet concrete, dirt, mud, gravel and construction equipment and materials

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience INR 11,000 to INR 20,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience INR 21,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR 30,000 to INR 45,000 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

India is the second largest producer and consumer of cement, accounting for 8% of global production, next only to China. India is a key driver of global cement production with an average annual growth rate of 9.8%. Cement production increased at a CAGR of 9.7% to 272 million tonnes over FY0613. Production is expected to reach 407 million tonnes by 2017. So far, more than 800 construction professionals and 2000 masons, bar benders, plumbers, artisans have been imparted hands-on training. Indian cement industry contributes approximately INR 35000 crores per annum to the national exchequer through various taxes and levies. There is a strong presence of in the cement sector, with over 50% of the composition of workers constituting of contract workers.The cement sub-sector currently employs ~0.45 million employees which is expected to increase in the nine year period 2013-22 to ~0.53 million.

Local construction companies and private contractors across India

Towns and cities across India