Machine operator

Heavy Machine Operators

Straightening Machine


Minimum 7th(Toberevisedto8thpostst


Minimum 1 year of work experience as an unskilled helper in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Straightening Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating hydraulic, mechanical or pneumatic straightening machine to straighten girders, bars, tubes, joints, plates, angle irons, rails etc to required accuracy

Setting metal on machine bed, locating bent portion of the metal, manipulating hand wheel of the machine, adjusting the stroke of ram to required pressure, etc.

Locating the bent portion of the metal to be straightened

Starting the machine and manipulating the wheel to lower or raise moving ram of the machine over the metal

Adjusting the stroke of ram to required pressure and changing the position of the metal as required

Ensuring accuracy of the work being done

Oiling and cleaning of the machine if required

Conducting minor repairs to the machine if needed

Detailed knowledge of all parts of the machinery

Technical knowledge of the working of the machinery

Knowledge of the all the functions that can be performed by the machinery

Well versed with the basic techniques of maintenance and repairs of the machinery

Not applicable

Attention to detail

Team player


Organizational skills

It is a field job

Need not handle a team; working with team is required

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

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 fromcompany to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

Back disorders caused by excessive or repetitive movements or lifting of heavy loads and staying in one position for long hours and poor postures.Cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) are disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that are caused or made worse by repetitive motions or prolonged activities

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 8,000 per monthFor candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The creation of smart cities in India will create a huge demand for Machine Operators in the construction sector. This will have a positive trickle-down effect where more job opportunities will emerge for Straightening Machine Operator. Apart from the Indian market, there is massive demand for skilled Machine Operator in UAE. The boom in the construction industry in the Middle East has led to an increase in international job opportunities for Straightening Machine Operators.

Construction companies

Residential complexes and buildings

Corporate organizations and complexes

Iron and steel industry

Companies engaged in rail construction

Companies engaged in Mining industry

Across India

Will be updated

ITIs across India

Mauli Operator Training Institute-Nagpur

Will be updated