The tasks a Insulator, Boilers and Pipes is expected to perform include:Applying insulating material such as asbestos mastic, cork, felt or mineral wool to exposed hot or cold surfaces of equipment such as boilers, pipes or tanks

Cleans surface of object to be insulated

Binding heavy wires around object and attaches small tie wires to them

Covers base or coating or layer with wire netting to reinforce insulation

Fastens netting in place with small tie wires

Applies one or more coatings over wire netting and smooths final coat with trowel

Knowledge of applying base coating of asbestos mastic or insulating cement to surface or covers object with layer of insulating material

Proficient in covering object with felt bound with wire or with gauze covered with plaster of paris

Well-versed in covering insulated pipes, etc., with strips of canvas or sacking

Knowledge of painting or whitewashing insulating surface

Not applicable

Work independently

Willing to perform laborious tasks

Follow instructions

Good team player

Excellent listening skills

It needs one to be on toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of job

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

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

Occupational hazards may include direct contact with noxious agents, Diisocyanates exposure, Handling

Handling, cutting, or blowing insulation wool without dust control can release fibres into the air

Health risks may include lung cancer, mesothelioma, and lung fibrosis, Asthma, Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, Skin Disorders

For freshers - INR 11,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 years experience - INR 13,000Largely employed as daily wage worker (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Construction sector is vital for the economy as this sector:

Employs over 35 million people and is the largest sector after the Agriculture sector.

Is the key source of employment for low and medium-skilled labour critical for those moving out of agriculture.

Is an important destination for foreign direct investment

Going forward:

Government is focused on removing bottle necks in existing projects.

Improved market sentiment and GDP growth expectations.

Higher investment public as well as private sector. Growth forecast over next 5 years is 8 to 9%

Large construction companies, builders and developers e.g.: L&T, HCC, DLF, AFCONS, Gammon

India Ltd, etc.

Mid-sized construction companies, real estate companies, developers and builders

About 30,000 small construction companies that are members of Builders Association of India (BAI)

Construction sites across India