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Assistant Laboratory & Field Technicial

Aliases: Civil Lab Technician, Senior Lab Technician

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

         The tasks an Assistant Laboratory & Field Technician Level-2 is expected to perform include:

  • Conducting testing of aggregates by identifying the sample, collecting and conducting tests on sieve analysis, specific gravity, water absorption, moisture content, dry loose bulk density and bulkage for fine aggregates
  • Conducting testing of soil by identifying the sample, collecting and conducting tests on soil gravity, compaction, direct shear, permeability and liquid, plastic and shrinkage limit
  • Conducting testing of cement and mortar by identifying the sample, collecting and conducting tests on normal consistency, initial and final setting time
  • Conducting testing of concrete by collecting the sample, arranging and testing the slump and compaction of concrete, checking the flow for self-compacting concrete, performing V funnel and L box test for concrete, testing the comprehensive strength of concrete cubes
  • Preparing the cast and curing the cement mortar and concrete for tests
  • Performing tasks under health, safety and environmental regulations

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • 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 involves 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 needs?
Maybe

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum - Preferably 10th standard pass
  • Certified training for Assistant Laboratory & Field Technician (programme aligned to CON/Q 0402 released by Construction Skill Development Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of storing, handling, upkeep, maintenance and safeguarding of tools and equipment
  • Knowledge of naming, identifying, setting acceptance and rejection criteria of tools and equipment
  • Ability to perform calibration of machine and equipment for validation
  • Competent in reading and entering values from gauges and meters
  • Understanding of how to identify, select and use basic dressing material, first aid and PPEs
  • In-depth knowledge of accident, health, safety and evacuation procedures and their reporting
  • Trained to qualify the tests and certification for knowledge and skills at NOS Level-2

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Trained to qualify the tests and certification for knowledge and skills at NOS Level-2

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

  • 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,  http://www.globeiti.com /

  • Construction Skill Development Council, 204, Aashirwad Complex, D-1, Green Park,New Delhi – 110016, Tel: +91-11-46584466, Telefax:+91-11-2656876, E-mail: operations@csdcindia.org, http://www.csdcindia.org /

  • National Academy of Construction, NAC Grounds, Cyberabad, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India - 500084, Tel : (040) 23111916-917, Fax :- (040) 23111997, E-mail :-info@nac.edu.in, Website:- www.nac.edu.in

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

Project Manager

             ↑

Construction Site Engineer

              ↑

Works Supervisor/Construction Contractor

               ↑

Assistant Laboratory & Field Technician Level-2

              ↑

Lab Technicians Level-1

 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

 

EXPECTED EARNINGS 8
For candidates with 2 to 5 years’ experience - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
For candidates with over 5 years’ experience – ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 40,000 per month 
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Qualified as Helper Laboratory & Field Technician Level-1

 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 10

  • Construction companies, agencies, contractors, construction sites, etc.

  • Government construction projects

KEYWORDS 12

Civil Materials Testing, Civil Lab Technician, Construction Laboratory Technician

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20153112.0701Assistant Laboratory & Field Technicial
ISCO 20083112 Civil Engineering Technicians
NIC 200843122Site preparation including drilling, boring and core sampling for construction, geophysical, geological or similar purposes
QP ReferenceCON/Q0402Assistant Laboratory and Field Technician
NSQF2NA
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