Building Insulator Machine Operator
Building Insulation Operator
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The tasks a Building Insulator, Machine is expected to perform include:
Blowing and packing insulating material, such as mineral wool, shredded cork or asbestos with power-driven machine into cavities between walls, floors and ceilings in buildings
Inserting hose nozzle into openings in floors, walls or ceilings
Directing hose nozzle to distribute insulating material as specified
Proficiency in filling cavities between walls, floors and ceilings in buildings
Knowledge of insulating material, such as mineral wool, shredded cork or asbestos
Proficiency in getting blower started to release compressed air which blows insulation material through hose
Knowledge of inserting hose nozzle into openings in floors, walls or ceilings
Well-versed with carrying hose nozzle to working position
Knowledge of insulating open spaces, such as cupboards, walls or attic, roofs, etc. by nailing sheets of insulating material to studs or rafters
Dexterity of hands
Good hand-eye co-ordination
Good listening skills
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not a handle a team
Local travelling is a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
Work from home option is not available
Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous
Health risks include risk of handling sharp tools, risk of accidents, exposure to asbestos, dust, etc.
Occupational hazards include risk of developing respiratory disorders, injuries, cuts and bruises, etc.
For freshers - INR 16,000 to INR 18,000 per month
For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 22,000 to INR 25,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Current and Future Growth of Construction Sector in India
In 2012-13, the market value of the construction industry was estimated at 7,674 billion. The sector grew at a CAGR of 9.42% between 2003-04 and 2012-13. The sector has multiple linkages with other sectors and has a strong multiplier effect on the economy. Indirectly, the sector generates 5 times higher value for the other sectors.
It is highly unorganized and employs most labourers, second only to the agriculture sector.
Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector is also the largest contributor to central exchequer. The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to 11,954 billion by 2017. In the recent years increasing infrastructure spending by the government has made this sector highly attractive among foreign investors. Sector witnessed cumulative foreign direct investments to the tune of 40,399 million from 2000 till 2013 of which 91% was in real estate development.
Labour in construction sector is highly migratory and largely unskilled. The sector creates more than 45 million jobs either directly or indirectly among various classes of individuals in the country which is primarily driven by increase in demand for residential real estate and rising infrastructure expenditure. The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of around 31 million jobs in the 9 year period. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Building Insulator, Machine.
Construction sites across India
Towns and cities across India