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Assistant Painter & Decorator

Aliases: Assistant Painter, Painter Assistant, Assistant Construction Painter

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Assistant Painter & Decorator Level-2 is expected to perform include:

  • Mixing of relevant ingredients and blending of paints

  • Lifting, moving and storing paint and related material for construction

  • Preparing all types of basic surfaces for painting work

  • Erecting and dismantling of scaffolds/working platforms/ladders at the workplace

  • Applying different types of paints as per the required surfaces and finishes

  • Varnishing, polishing and finishing of doors, windows, partitions, panels and other surfaces

  • 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 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 needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum - Preferably 5th standard pass with normal literacy of reading, writing and understanding/Helper Painter Level-1 qualified
  • Certified training for Assistant Painter & Decorator (programme aligned to CON/Q 0502 released by Construction Skill Development Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1

  • Knowledge of stacking materials, system of bag handling, sizing and sorting

  • Knowledge of the properties of materials pertaining to flash point, flow point and its relevance

  • Working knowledge of putty preparation techniques, mixing of ingredients, distempering and colour blending

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

  • Knowledge of material, process, tools and equipment used for erecting and dismantling temporary scaffolds

  • 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

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Trained to qualify test & assessments by authorised agency for Assistant Painter Level – 2
  • Training period 6 to 8 weeks for Helper Painter Level-1 qualified
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
  • SGS INDIA PVT. LTD., 101, SG Mall, Opp. Home Town, Near Thaltej Circle, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, 380 054, India, Tel: +91 9601285445, Fax: +91 (0) 79 61603111, Website: http://www.sgsgroup.in /

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

Chief Construction Engineer

             ↑

Construction Site Manager

              ↑

Construction Supervisor

              ↑

Painter &  Decorator Level-3

              ↑

Assistant Painter & Decorator Level-2

              ↑

Helper Painter &  Decorator Level-1

 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

 

EXPECTED EARNINGS 8
  • For candidates with 2 to 5 years’ experience -  10,000 to  20,000 per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years’ experience –  17,000 to  25,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

  • 6 months experience for Helper Painter Level-1 qualified

  • 1 year experience for non-trained worker

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 10

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

  • Private and governmental construction projects

KEYWORDS 12

Assistant Painter, Painter Construction

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157131.0101Assistant Painter & Decorator
ISCO 20087131 Painters and Related Workers
NIC 200843303Interior and exterior painting, glazing, plastering and decorating of buildings or civil engineering structures
QP ReferenceCON/Q0502Assistant Painter and Decorator
NSQF2NA
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