Rivet Technician

Minimum 10th pass

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Riveter (Railroad Equipment) is expected to perform include:

Riveting structural members, assemblies, and parts of railroad cars, using portable riveting,dimpling, and drilling machines and hand tools

Reading work orders, blueprints and operation sheets to determine sequence of operations and type size and hole pattern of rivets

Removing temporary bolts or fasteners and inserting rivets in predrilled holes

Riveting together adjoining edges of parts and assemblies using portable rivet squeezer

Drilling and reaming rivet holes and drilling out defective rivets

Forming dimples around rivet holes using portable dimpling gun or stationary dimpling machine

Competent in assembling railroad cars

Well-versed in using riveting, dimpling, and drilling machines

Proficiency in reading orders, blueprints and operation sheets

Knowledge of drilling and reaming rivet holes

Well versed in drilling out defective rivets

Will be updated

Confidence and persistence

Flexibility and attentiveness

Time management skills

Team player

Hardworking individual

Physically fit

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

Construction 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 needsMaybe

The job is considered mildly dangerous orhazardous

Occupational hazards include general fatigue, hearing impairment, stress, unsocial working hours, long hours of travel and work, etc.

Health risks include exposure to construction tools, heavy machinery, dirt and dust, handling heavy loads, uncomfortable postures and repetitive movements, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years experience INR 7,000 to INR 8,500 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years experience INR 10,500 to INR 15,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 years experience INR 17,000 to INR 20,000 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 to11,954 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 the2ndlargest 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. Supervisory and managerial levels constitute 12% of the total workforce. The Working Group for the Twelfth Plan estimates an additional requirement of 23,000 engineers and supervisors in order to cope with the envisaged capacity expansions. Higher investment public as well as private sector growth forecast over next 5 years is 8 to 9%. All these factors will lead to a positive impact in the job market for a Riveter (Railroad Equipment).

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)

Indian Railways

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

Architectural or Civil Engineering Institutes across India

Will be updated