Structural Fitter

Erection Fitter

Iron Worker

Heavy construction Worker

Steel Structure Fitter

Minimum - 8th pass

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks that a Fitter, Structural is expected to perform include:

Assembling and fitting together various parts of heavy structures such as bridges, overhead cranes, hoists, ships etc. in workshop according to drawings under instructions of structural engineer, and dismantling them for transporting to site for final construction

Examining drawings and other specifications

Checking parts to be fitted together

Cutting steel plates and angle iron using power shear or flame cutting equipment

Drilling holes for bolts and rivets

Aligning members in position with connecting pins to ensure that members fit together properly to permanent erection of structures at site

Checking alignment of members with spirit level, etc., to ensure accuracy of fit

Dismantling parts of assembled structures to facilitate transportation to site

Bending or otherwise shaping plates and assembling structural members by fitting forging, drilling, riveting, bolting, or welding

Knowledgeable about building technologies and construction technologies

Well-versed with temporary structure methods and technologies

Ability to recognize characteristics of metals

Proficient in identifying base metals for welding

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Physical fitness and high tolerance levels

Good head for heights

Balancing capability

Team player

Communication skills

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

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 hazardousordangerous

Occupational hazards include physical strain, tiredness, back aches, joint pain, cuts, bruises, wounds, general fatigue, exhaustion, etc.

Health risks include exposure to harsh temperatures, equipment, tools, machinery, continuous exposure to heat and humid weather

For candidates with up to 2 years experience INR 15,000 to INR 16,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years experience INR 22,000 to INR 23,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years experience INR 26,000 to INR 27,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Industry in India

The only factors that can affect the growth of this industry are technological advancements promoting greener production and lesser CO2 emissions, use of alternative fuels and waste, etc. which have the potential to reduce production costs.

Growth in the Construction and Infrastructure sectors will directly impact sectorialdevelopment, especially through housing. Government investment in infrastructure for FY14-15 USD 1 trillion as per Twelfth FYP:

Infrastructure projects such as dedicated freight corridors, up-gradation of existing and development of new ports and airports, development of new industrial cities on the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor, etc. are expected to enhance the demand for capacity and production of construction raw materials

Real estate is expected to become a USD 180 billion sector by 2020

Specifically, demand is expected to be fuelled by rural, tier-I and tier-II cities

Strong growth in the construction sector is due to:

Strong growth in the construction sector is due to large demand in urban centres, population growth and rapid urbanisation, growing demand for housing, etc.

There are policies that the Government is undertaking to ensure construction of energy efficient buildings and structures in India and concomitant reduction in electrical demand. According to the Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council, New Delhi, so far, more than 800 construction professionals and 2000 masons, bar benders, plumbers, artisans have been imparted hands-on training. All these factors indicate good job prospects for Fitter, Structural and other professionals.

Construction companies in India

Steel manufacturing companies in India

Fabrication companies in India

Townsand cities in India

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Institutes across India

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