Coal-Tar Mixing Machine Operator

The tasks a Bitumen Mixing Machine Operator is expected to perform include:Operating mobile power-driven bitumen or coal tar mixing machine to mix bitumen or coal tar with gravel for paving roadway, airstrip under construction or repair, or for coating roofs to make them water-proof

Starting and regulating fires under boiler or power unit, asphalt heating kettles, and aggregate drying drum Starting and stopping various units by manipulating hand levers

Ensuring aggregate and bitumen are at proper temperature, by observing heat recording device

Manipulating levers on pumps which supply asphalt to kettles or mixing box

Obtaining test reports or making own tests to ensure that mixer conforms to specifications

Knowledge of oiling and greasing machinery

Skilled in making minor repairs to the machinery

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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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