Hammer Operators

Minimum ? No entry barrier

Minimum experience of 3 years in relevant field

The tasks a Hammerman is expected to perform include:

Hammering iron and steel to required dimension with sledges according to Blacksmith?s direction

Selecting sledge according to nature of forging

Striking hot metal hard or light as per Blacksmith?s direction

Applying cold processes to achieve desired results

Proficient in selecting tools to form experimental or developmental parts

Skilled in operating sledge hammers and hand tools to forge metal parts according to specifications

Efficient in using measuring instruments to get the desired products

Knowledge of how to use scale, rule, square, feeler gauges and shims

Proficient in attaining specified detail in work-pieces

Efficient in compressing finished forgings to specified tolerances using hand tools

Prior experience as Hammerman

Physically fit

Attention to detail

Good communication skills

Leadership qualities

Logical thinking

Analytical skills

Reasoning skills

Hand and eye co-ordination

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, etc.Occupational hazards include physical strain, injury to body from sledges, grinders, drills, etc., if not taken care of

Will be updated

(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 & 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 Hammermen, Hammer Operators 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

Industrial furnaces and refrigeration facilities

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

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