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Compactor Operator

Aliases: Compactor Driver

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Compactor Operator is expected to perform include: 
  • Driving and controlling the compactor for accurate compaction operations
  • Compacting earth fills, sub-grades and flexible bases
  • Distributing and compressing finished surface to cooling asphalt
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs is not available
  • 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 
  • Overtime maybe required 
  • Shift system is not available 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Preferably Class VIII 
  • Certified training for Compactor Operator (programme aligned to IES/Q0106 job released by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of different types of compactors, their use and function
  • Knowledge of working of engine, transmission, their use and function
  • Familiar with principles of friction
  • Skilled in steering mechanisms and correct way of steering on slopes
  • Familiar with procedure of filling diesel and coolant in the machine
  • Basic knowledge of methods of greasing and lubricating
  • Familiar with various types of hand signals used on the site
  • Knowledge of temperature of asphalt required for optimum compaction
  • Basic knowledge of correct maintenance procedures for compactor 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Certification training in compactor operations preferred, and valid heavy commercial vehicle driving license required

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Government and private schools across India 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Site Supervisor

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Process Supervisor

           

Compactor Operator

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,500 per month 
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

In lieu of minimum qualification, the incumbent should have 2 years of experience in driving compactor

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Construction companies 

KEYWORDS 1
  • Compactor Operator
  • Compactor Driver 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8342.1701 Compactor Operator
ISCO 2008 8342 Earth Moving and Related Plant Operators 
NIC 2008 43123 Clearing of building sites, earth moving: excavation, landfill, levelling and grading of construction sites, trench digging, rock removal, blasting, etc.
QP Reference IES/Q0301 Compactor Operator
NSQF Level 4 -
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