The tasks a Well Digger Helper is expected to perform include:Assisting Well Digger in digging well by hauling and emptying excavated material and performing other miscellaneous tasks

Carrying bricks, lays them in order and soaks them with water before use

Assisting in setting earthen or cement rings in creating pressure and lowering outer constructed wall into dug space of well

Keeping bullocks on move to pull mud, bucket out of well through string and attends to other tasks as directed

Knowledge of digging well by spade and bailing out mud in basket

Knowledge of laying tripod structure and preparing mortar as directed

Not applicable

Work independently

Willing to perform laborious tasks

Follow instructions

Good team player

Excellent listening skills

It needs one to be on toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of job

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

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

Occupational hazards may include high level of noise

Health risks may include hearing loss

For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 31,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 years experience - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per monthLargely employed as daily wage worker (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Construction sector is vital for the economy as this sector:

Employs over 35 million people and is the largest sector after the Agriculture sector

Is the key source of employment for low and medium-skilled labour critical for thosemoving out of agriculture

Is an important destination for foreign direct investment

Going forward:

Government is focused on removing bottle necks in existing projects

Improved market sentiment and GDP growth expectations

Higher investment public as well as private sector

Growth forecast over next 5 years is 8 to 9%

Large construction companies, builders and developers e.g.: L&T, HCC, DLF, AFCONS, Gammon India Ltd, etc.

Mid-sized construction companies, real estate companies, developers and builders

About 30,000 small construction companies that are members of Builders Association of India (BAI)

Construction sites across India