Spring Smith

Minimum ? 10th standard pass

Diploma in Blacksmith Trade

Not required

The tasks a Blacksmith is expected to perform include:Forging metal to required shape and size by processes of heating, bending, hammering, etc.Heating metal in furnace to required degree of temperature

Placing it on anvil and holding it with tongs to forge it to required shape and size

Using swages, tools, jigs, etc. according to shape required

Skilled in working with a forge or furnace

Efficient in using traditional hand tools such as hammers, punches and tongs or anvils

Proficient in using power tools, such as power hammers, drills, grinders, air chisels and hydraulic presses

Skilled in using engineering machinery such as pillar drills, centre lathes, milling machines and welding equipment

Efficient in working with, shaping and joining various metals like wrought iron, steel, brass, bronze and copper

Efficient in applying finishing touches to metal or final products

On-the-job training or apprenticeship under an experienced Blacksmith

Full time college course in relevant field

Knowledge of motor mechanism

Physically fit

Attention to detail

Good communication skills

Analytical skills


Team player

Good hand and eye coordination

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe 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 is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures

Occupational hazards include physical strain, injury to body while using heavy equipment and tools, etc. if not taken care of

For candidates with experience ? INR 5,200 to INR 20,200 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends and Scope of Capital Goods Manufacturing and Related Industry in India

According to a report by CII from CSO and Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi, The Indian capital goods sector is characterised by a large width of products. The range of machinery produced in India includes heavy electrical machinery, textile machinery, machine tools, earthmoving and construction equipment including mining equipment, road construction equipment, material handling equipment, oil & gas equipment, sugar machinery, food processing and packaging machinery, railway equipment, metallurgical equipment, cement machinery, rubber machinery, process plants and equipment, paper & pulp machinery, printing machinery, dairy machinery, industrial refrigeration, industrial furnaces etc.

TheCapital Goods and related Manufacturingindustry of Indiaalone is an important indicator of the development. It has contributed an estimated6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%). It has further created investment and employment opportunities for Blacksmiths and related workers across various sectors such as capital goods, iron and steel, automotive, shipping and aero products manufacturing, etc.

Construction companies

Manufacturing units across all sectors

Aerospace products manufacturers

Cities and towns across India