Painter Helper, Construction Painter Helper

Minimum - Preferably 5th standard pass with normal literacy of reading, reading writing and understanding/Helper Painter Level 1 qualified

Certified training for Helper Painter & Decorator (programme aligned to CON/Q 0501 released by Construction Skill Development Council)

Not required

The tasks a Helper Painter & Decorator Level-1 is expected to perform include: Identifying and using basic tools and equipment

Preparing, handling and storing paints and related materials

Erecting and dismantling 3.6 metre temporary scaffolds

Preparing all type of basic surfaces for painting works

Performing tasks under health, safety and environmental regulations

Knowledge of classification, storing, handling, upkeep, repair, maintenance, checking and testing of tools, equipment and material

Knowledge of loading, unloading, handling and stacking hazardous/non-hazardous material as per their height, their physical properties, size and shape

Knowledge of bagging, bag handling, sizing and sorting Working knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, process and safety methods required in erecting and dismantling 3.6 metre temporary scaffoldings

Detailed knowledge of the various types of paints, materials, ratio and mix proportions, surface preparations, colour combinations, rectification of patchwork, and sealing compounds

Working knowledge of paints, materials, other ingredients, blending techniques, standard methods for preparation of platform, placing and the process of mural painting

Understanding of how to identify, select and use basic dressing material, first aid and PPEs

Sound knowledge of accident, health, safety and evacuation procedures and their reporting


Trained for 6 to 8 weeks so as to qualify test & assessments by authorised agency as per NOS for Level 1.

Communication skills

Decision-making skills

Planning and organizing skills

Relationship-management skills

Problem-solving skills

Analytical and critical thinking Team player

Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work is not available Contractual jobs are available

Travelling is required for this job

Role does not involve team handling

Working hours

Working hours are a minimum of 8 hours a day for 5 to 6 days a week

The job involves frequent to daily extended hours, working in shifts, on holidays, etc.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsNo

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards due to working at heights or depths, working with equipment, electrical and concreting material, etc. Health risks include headaches, joint pains, backaches, skin diseases, silicosis of the lungs, insomnia, nausea, etc.

For freshers -5,000 to6,000 per month

For candidates with up to 2 years experience -6,000 to8,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 years experience 8,000 to12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Construction Sector Trends

Recently, the Government has issued contracts worth 1,861 crore relating to projects in mining, railway, infrastructure, commercial buildings, and some of the construction companies are also coasting along with a steady flow of contracts.

Boost for Indias Construction Sector

Indias construction sector is forecast to grow at 7-8 percent each year over the next decade following the election of a new government, according to a news report by an international consultancy giant. The total construction market in India for FY2014 was US$157 billion, an increase of US$4 billion over FY2013. Infrastructure accounts for 49 percent, housing and real estate 42 percent and industrial projects 9 percent. With the growing demand for new construction projects, the job vacancies for Helper Painter & Decorator Level-1 and other allied construction posts are increasing.

Construction companies, agencies, contractors, construction sites, etc.Private and governmental construction projects

Jobs are available all across the country in developed and developing cities.

Globe Industrial Training Institute, 3-A, Bharat Nagar, Behind Bank of Baroda, New Friends Colony, New Delhi-110025, India, Tel: +91-11-26928661, +91-9911245392, /Construction Skill Development Council, 204, Aashirwad Complex, D-1, Green Park,New Delhi 110016, Tel: +91-11-46584466, Telefax:+91-11-2656876, E-mail:, /National Academy of Construction, NAC Grounds, Cyberabad, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India - 500084, Tel: (040) 23111916-917, Fax: (040) 23111997, E-mail:, Website: SGS INDIA PVT. LTD., 101, SG Mall, Opp. Home Town, Near Thaltej Circle, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, 380 054, India, Tel:+919601285445, Fax: +91 (0) 79 61603111, Website : /