Cement Mixer

The tasks a Cementer is expected to perform include:

Mixing cement in proper consistency and cementing annular spaces between casings and sidewalls of well

Rigging up high pressure lines, making arrangements for cementing and connecting hopper section tanks and other pipe lines

Obtaining information regarding condition of strata to be cemented from Well Driller to determine quality and quantity of cement to be used

Mixing cement, limestone, clay, water and other chemicals to form slurry

Pumping slurry under pressure to seal space between steel casing and side wall and deciding time required for setting of cement

Keeping record of cement used

Studying graphical reports and informing the well?s condition to proper authorities

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Attention to detail

Stress tolerance


Adaptability and flexibility

Analytical thinking

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours Mining companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

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Overview of the Indian Mining SectorIndian mining sector is largely fragmented, comprising several small scale operational mines; it is still dominated by the mining industries both public and private, which accounted about 75% of the total mining production in India. Although the industry has the large number of employees including contract manpower totalling to about 9.5 lakhs in different trades of mining, the woeful shortage of skilled personnel in various mining trades is widely felt.The key factors affecting the human resources and skill requirement in the Indian Mining Industry are technology up-gradation, increase in productivity stringent environment and sustainable development framework, globalization and aging profile of workforce and long gestation period for skill acquisition. Given the estimated increase in the mining output as well as the expected changes in the productivity levels, the total employment in the mining industry is estimated to increase to 11 lakhs by the year 2017 and 12 lakhs by the year 2025.

Mining companies across India

Mining sites across India

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Netture Technical Training Foundation (NTTF), Bangalore

Thriveni Earthmovers Pvt. Ltd. (TEMPL), Salem, Tamilnadu

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