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Acoustical Insulator

Aliases: Sound Insulator/Sound Proofing

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Acoustical Insulator is expected to perform include:

  • Applying sound absorbing, adhesive material upon ceilings and other surfaces with power-driven machine to reverberation of sound
  • Preparing machine for operation by filling container with insulating material
  • Starting machine and directing hose nozzle towards surface to be covered
  • Applying insulating material to surface in even layer of required thickness
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a field job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available 
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This may vary from organization to organization​
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, B.Tech/B.E

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of acoustical instruments
  • Detailed knowledge of various adhesives and their properties
  • Working knowledge of the required tools and equipment
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing to perform laborious tasks
  • Follow instructions
  • Good team player
  • Excellent listening skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • K J Somaiya College of Engineering
    https://www.somaiya.edu/kjsce/academic/programs/e 

     
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    http://www.imeindia.in/
  • Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology
    www.galgotiacollege.edu/ 

     
  • Sri Sai Ram Engineering College
    sairam.edu.in/ 

     
  • Rungta Group of Institutions
    www.rungta.ac.in/ 

     
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
    www.jntuk.edu.in 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.iitg.ac.in/mech/btech_mech.php

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Acoustical Insulator → Senior Acoustical Insulator

The progression is indicative​

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • ​For candidates with experience - Rs 6,000 to Rs 30,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

Generally, 2 to 7 years of work experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3, 4
  • Large construction companies
  • Builders and developers
  • Mid-sized construction companies
  • Real estate companies
KEYWORDS 

Acoustical Insulator

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157124.0200Acoustical Insulator
ISCO 20087124Insulation Workers
NIC 200843299Other construction projects n.e.c.
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
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