Petrol Engine Fitter

Petrol Engine Mechanic

Minimum ? ITI graduate degree

Will be updated

The tasks a Mechanic, Petrol Engine expected to perform include:

Locating defects, repairs, and overhauling stationary petrol engines for correct performance to drive pumps, generators, propulsion shafts, etc.

Checking engine to locate defects, dismantling or partly dismantling it according to nature of defects and measuring essential parts such as cylinder bore, crank pins, pistons, etc., using cylinder gauge, micrometre and other appropriate tools

Getting cylinders rebored, valve seats refaced and liners filled, if necessary

Proficiency in fitting and tapping pistons in cylinders, decarbonizing cylinder head and grinding valves using appropriate abrasives

Adept at replacing or repairing worn out or damaged parts and assembling them, doing supplementary tooling, as necessary, to ensure accuracy of fit

Well-versed with installing assembled or repaired engine in position, setting timings, fitting accessories, adjusts tappets, carburettor, fan belt, etc. and connecting it to propulsion drive

Knowledge of starting engine, tuning it precisely and running it at prescribed or setting standard, and making necessary adjustments

Proficiency in observing different readings such as temperature, fuel level, oil pressure, etc. for optimum performance

Adept at checking, adjusting and lubricating equipment periodically and performing other operations to keep engine in good working order

Knowledge of reboring engine, refacing valve seats, anneal pipes, and brazing or soldering parts, etc.

Physically fit

Ability to work focus for long hours

Diligent and hardworking

Time management skills

Ability to work independently

Dexterity of hands

It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not 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
Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from workshop to workshop

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include exposure to chemicals, toxic materials, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, risk of accidents, injuries, chemical reactions, slips, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Automotive Sector in India

The Indian auto industry is known as a global hub for manufacturing compact cars and, therefore, the value of FDI in the sector is also increasing. The FDI in the automotive sector accounted for 3.9 per cent during the years 2000 to 2011. This increased to 6.9 per cent in 2012 and 2013. This is further positioned to increase as more foreign players are looking to expand their manufacturing base in India. Till December 2013, India received 9,99,648 crores of FDI out of which 44,880

crores was in automobile.

The contribution of the auto and auto components sector is pegged at a CAGR of approximately 8% up to the year 2016. Industry growth, changing technology, growing economy, larger income at disposal and lowering first hand life-cycle of cars have triggered requirements for fresh skilling and up-skilling in the sector. By 2022, nearly 15 million people are expected to be employed in automobile sector directly in the industry.

19.1 million people are employed in automobile sector directly or indirectly. This includes manufacturing in OEM, auto components, raw material factories, automobile dealers, service centres, and other enabler sectors. Presently, more than 70 per cent of the auto component companies are SMEs. Access to capital, technology and the high rate of interest would limit their growth. Further, the automotive sector has 56 per cent of workforce which is second highest after telecom sector. By 2022, the employment in this sector is expected to reach 38 million. The incremental employment is higher in indirect employment, which is expected to go up to 68 percent of the total employment

. As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Mechanic, Petrol Engine.

Automobile workshops across India

Service centres across India

Towns and cities across India