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For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - 15,000 to 30,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - 20,000 to 35,000 per month

(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

The tasks a Shot Blaster is expected to perform include:

Cleaning the metal surface by spraying steel grits on it, at high pressure of compressed air

Laying the articles to be cleaned in side shot blasting chamber

Covering himself completely with protective clothing fitted with respiratory arrangements

Holding hose fitted with nozzle over articles

Ability to regulate air pressure and flow of steel grits by gauges

Equipped to open nozzle and spraying steel grits over them at high pressure for given time period

Proficient in examining metal surface on time, to finish and repeat the process

Knowledge of regulating temperature by gauges as per colour of melting metals

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Physically fit

Good judgement skills

Manual dexterity

Problem sensitivity

Arm-hand steadiness

It requires one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of job

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

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Factories usually work for 5/6 days a week for 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered to be hazardous or dangerous

Health risks may include exposure to dust, exposure to chemicals, hot metals, etc.

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal injuries, breathing problems, minor cuts, burns, skin allergies, etc.

For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 15,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 20,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

Will be updated

Overview of Iron & Steel Sector in India

The Indian steel industry is one of the most promising industries in the country and across the world. Consumption of steel is an important indicator of economic progress of any country; it increases with an increase in demand for infrastructure, automobiles, transportation, etc. India is blessed with a rich bed of iron ore and steel in mainly eastern parts of the country like Orissa and West Bengal, which contribute to more than 70% of the total steel production.

During 2002-2003, India imported 1.51 million 8 tonnes of finished steel recording a growth of 18.8%. During 2003-04 the imports of steel have been estimated to be around 1.65 million tonnes. The total volume of Finished (Carbon) Steel) imported during the current year (April-October 2004) is provisionally estimated at1.05 MT which is higher by 7.7% imported during the corresponding period of last year.

Today, India is the eighth largest steel producing country in the world. The development of iron and steel industry was envisaged during the first Five-Year Plan, but it was during the Second Five-Year Plan that the three integrated steel projects were started at Bhilai, Rourkela and Durgapur. The National Steel Policy 2005 aims at increasing the total steel production of the country to 110 million tonnes per year (in 2019-20) from 38 million tonnes (in 2004-05).

Iron & Steel sector represents around 90,000 crores of capital and directly provides employment to over 5 lacs people. Iron & Steel sector makes an important contribution to the economy, construction sector, export earnings and employment of India. With the growth in the construction sector the demand of construction sector the demand of Iron & Steel is expected to increase considering the competitiveness of Indian steel in the International Market.

Iron and steel manufacturing companies across India