Minimum ? ITI graduate degree
Will be updated
The tasks a Fitter, Bicycle is expected to perform include:
Repairing and overhauling pedal cycles, perambulators, etc. by replacing, setting and adjusting parts to keep them in good working condition
Examining bicycle to ascertain the nature and location of faults
Dismantling bicycle partly or completely to remove damaged and worn out parts
Proficiency in repairing defective parts or obtaining replacements and refitting components in order of sequence, adjusting brakes, driving chain mechanism, wheels, handle bars, etc. for correct alignment
Adept at fixing attachments such as saddle, bells, luggage carrier and lamp to assembled cycle and testing performance on road
Well-versed with cleaning, oiling and greasing moving parts
Knowledge of patching punctures in tubes and repairing tyres
Knowledge of cutting threads where necessary with taps and dies
Time management skills
Good customer service skills
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 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 suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)
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 12,000 to INR 24,000 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 per cent of the total employment
. As the industry grows, so will job opportunities for Fitter, Bicycle.
Automobile workshops across India
Service centres across India
Towns and cities across India