Rita Charitable Trust

Assistant Paint Inspector (6 month course)

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Brief Job Description: This job role is responsible for carrying out painting inspection and
tests for surface preparation and paint application to masonry, wood and fabricated steel
surfaces. The individual should possess sound technical knowledge, should be able to
monitor and maintain safe and quality working practices.

Assistant Paint Inspector (6 month course)
Assistant Paint Inspector (6 month course)


Personal Attributes: This job role requires the individual to be physically and mentally
strong enough to oversee the quality control work at a construction site. The individual
should be having strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, along
with comprehensive technical knowledge of quality assurance and quality control
operations and ability to supervise construction crew

Description
Sector Sector is conglomeration of different business operations having similar
business and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the
economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.


Sub-Sector Sub-Sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the characteristics
and interests of its components


Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/related set of
functions in an industry


Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organization.
Occupational Standards
(OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve when
carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the knowledge and
understanding they need to meet the standard consistently. Occupational
Standards are applicable both in the Indian contexts.


Performance Criteria Performance Criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task.


Qualifications Pack (QP) Qualifications Pack comprises the set of OS, together with the educational,
training and other criteria required to perform a job role. A Qualification Pack
is assigned a unique qualification pack code


Qualification Pack Code Qualification Pack Code is a unique reference code that identifies a
qualifications pack.


National Occupational
Standards (NOS) NOS are Occupational Standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context.
Scope Scope is the set of statements specifying the range of variables that an
individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a
critical impact on the quality of performance required.


Knowledge and
Understanding
Knowledge and Understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organizational specific knowledge that an
individual needs in order to perform to the required standard


Organizational Context Organizational Context includes the way the organization is structured and
how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have
of their relevant areas of responsibility.


Technical Knowledge Technical Knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific
designated responsibilities.


Core Skills / Generic Skills Core Skills or Generic Skills are a group of skills that are key to learning and
working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work
environment. In the context of the OS, these include communication related
skills that are applicable to most job roles.


Keywords /Terms Description
CON Construction
NSQF National Skill Qualifications Framework
QP Qualification Pack
OS Occupational Standards
TBD To Be Decided

Carry out checks prior to commencement of painting works
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out checks prior to
commencement of painting works.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Carry out checks for preparation of masonry, metallic and wooden surfaces
as per specifications and set standards


 Carry out checks for preparation of various paints and related painting
materials, tools and equipment’s as per specifications and set standards


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Carry out checks for preparation of masonry, metallic and wooden surfaces as per specifications and
set standards

To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. read and understand all specification provided in the relevant drawing for painting and decorating works
PC2. read and understand manuals, standard technical specification within scope of work
PC3. check ambient conditions like air temperature, relative humidity, dew point etc.


PC4. check that tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored in
accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and worksite requirements
PC5. perform visual checks for safe condition of access and sufficient work space
for painting works


PC6. check that masonry surface receiving paint is cleaned, sanded prepared as
per specification prior to painting
PC7. check that putty is applied evenly on the base surface prior to painting
works on masonry surfaces


PC8. check that corners and crevices are evenly prepared and covered with putty
prior to application of paint
PC9. check that the thickness of putty is as per shop drawing
PC10. check that wooden surface is prepared appropriately as per standards and
procedures


PC11. check surface contaminant from fabricated surfaces are removed
PC12. check that fabricated steel structures/metallic surfaces are prepared in
accordance with set standards and procedures
PC13. check that no any flux, spatter and surface defects are present on welded
pieces prior to painting
PC14. inspect evenness of the prepared surface prior to application of paint
PC15. mark areas of defect and report to concerned superiors

Carry out checks for preparation of various paints and related painting materials, tools and equipments as per specifications and set standards

PC16. check for shelf life of primer, putty, paint and other painting ingredients before usage
PC17. check that all material is new and disallow containers having broken seal
PC18. checks the viscosity of paint as per specification using appropriate tools
PC19. check that approved quantity of thinner is added to paint mix


PC20. check that approved colors and colorants are used for paint mix
PC21. inspect that paint is mixed as per approved color shape and viscosity
PC22. check that tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored in
accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and worksite requirements


PC23. check that spray paint equipment is set up as per set procedures and correct
fluid tip, air cap, hoses, filters and tips are fixed appropriately
PC24. check that chemicals, coatings, or paints is weighed before loading to
machines


PC25. check that parts such as rollers, guides, brushes, and blades are attached
and aligned using hand tool , if required
PC26. check that spray paint machine is operated at appropriate temperature, air
pressure and circulation
PC27. check that nozzles, containers and hoses of machines are cleaned after usage
PC28. mark areas of defect and report to concerned superiors


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard practices for quality assurance and quality control works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required tools,
equipment and materials


KA3. personal protection including the use of related safety gears & equipment’s
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipment’s
KA5. statutory compliance requirement related to working at height
KA6. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. simple technical drawings & applicable principles
KB2. principle of measurement, geometry and arithmetic
KB3. how to read and interpret architectural drawing relevant to task
KB4. manuals and specifications relevant to task


KB5. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB6. technical specifications, standards relevant to work
KB7. terminology used in painting and decorating works
KB8. appropriate proportions for mixing painting materials


KB9. appropriate techniques for all aspects of painting works
KB10.methods of surface preparation for painting works
KB11. various type of paint finishes and the appropriateness / suitability for a specific structure

KB12.equipment, materials and tools used in construction
KB13.set up and operate of spray machine along with appropriate safety
KB14.how to select and fix correct fluid tip, air cap, hoses, filters and tips on the
spray painting machine


KB15.how to set up spray paint machine with appropriate paint / coat material like silver, copper etc.
KB16.how to attach and align machine parts such as rollers, guides, brushes,
blades, hoppers, reservoirs, troughs, or pans dials, handwheels, valves, or switches, etc.
KB17.operate spray paint machine maintaining uniformity in overlap and finish.


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in at least two language, preferably in the local language of the site
and basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and documents daily productivity report, daily labor attendance &
details regarding work
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and basic English
SA6. read drawing, specification and standards related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods & applicable tolerance limits


SA8. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related
to exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA9. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local language of
the site and basic English


SA10. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA11. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per
work plan, time schedule and quality


Decision Making

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. estimate required material and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
SB3. determine whether tools are cleaned, maintained and stored as per
manufacturer’s instructions


SB4. determine whether surface has been suitably prepared for paint application
SB5. determine appropriateness of primer, putty, paint, etc. prior to usage
SB6. determine whether equipment is set up and used as per standard procedure


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members and superior
SB8. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. ensure completion of work as per agreed time schedule and quality


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB11. check for defects on the surface and report to superiors


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages
SB15. assess suitability of ambient conditions including air temperature, humidity, dew point, etc.
SB16. evaluate the suitability of putty application including uniformity, thickness, etc.


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB17. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB18. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents
SB19. assess whether paint complies with the approved color and viscosity

Carry out checks during painting works
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out checks during
painting works.

Scope The scope covers the following:
 Inspect compliance of painting works as per approved specification during
application of paint


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria

Inspect compliance of painting works as per approved specification during application of paint
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. check the consistency of paint prior to application
PC2. check that specified amount of thinner or additive is used in the paint as per
specification


PC3. inspect the application of primer on prepared surface
PC4. check elapsing of proper drying time prior to application of paint coat
PC5. check various paint coats are as per the shop drawings / sketches for the
desired level of finishing / decoration


PC6. check coat of uniform thickness are applied while painting
PC7. check that specified time is elapsed prior to application of subsequent
course in multi coat system


PC8. check proper positioning of stencil on required surface to produce desired patterns
PC9. check that various decorative paint finishes are applied as per specification
PC10. period of time elapsed since application of previous coat in multi coat systems
PC11. check application of paints and varnish on wooden surfaces as per
specifications


PC12. check application of overlapping technique and maintenance of specified
distance for spray painting operations
PC13. check for proper coverage of paint at corners and crevices
PC14. record the start time and finish time
PC15. measure the wet film thickness of paint film using specified gauges
PC16. mark areas of defect and report to concerned superiors


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes)

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard practices for quality assurance and quality control works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required tools,
equipment and materials

KA3. personal protection including the use of related safety gears & equipments
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipments
KA5. statutory compliance requirement related to working at height
KA6. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. simple technical drawings & applicable principles
KB2. principle of measurement, geometry and arithmetic


KB3. how to read and interpret architectural drawing relevant to task
KB4. manuals and specifications relevant to task
KB5. basic principal of measurement, arithmetic and geometric calculations
KB6. technical specifications, standards relevant to work
KB7. terminology used in painting and decorating works


KB8. appropriate proportions for mixing painting materials
KB9. appropriate techniques for all aspects of painting works
KB10.power tools and hand tools for cleaning of surfaces
KB11.methods of surface preparation for painting works
KB12.tools to checks viscosity of paint


KB13. various type of paint finishes and the appropriateness / suitability for a specific structure
KB14. various tools used for testing of paint works such as surface temperature
thermometer, conductivity meter, depth micro meter, hypodermic needle
pressure gauge,


KB15.blast nozzle orifice gage
KB16.wet fil thickness gauge
KB17.dry film thickness gauge
KB18.paint thermometer


Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in at least two language, preferably in the local language of the site
and basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and documents daily productivity report, daily labour attendance &
details regarding work
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


Reading Skills

The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English


SA6. read drawing, specifications and standards related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits
SA8. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related
to exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA9. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local languages of
the site and basic English
SA10. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA11. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per
work plan, time schedule and quality


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. estimate required material and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
SB3. determine suitability of paint prior to application, including consistency, thinner / additive content, etc.


SB4. determine whether the paint coats comply with the shop drawings / sketches
SB5. determine suitability of decorative paint works, as per proper positioning of
stencils


Plan and Organise
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior


SB7. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB8. ensure completion of work as per agreed time schedule and quality


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

SB9. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB10. check for defects in paint application and report to superiors
SB11. check for complete coverage of the surface with paint as per requirements


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB13. optimize resources
SB14. minimize wastages
SB15. assess and evaluate whether paint applied is of the required thickness


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB16. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB17. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents

Carry out checks after completion of painting works
Description This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out checks after
completion of painting works.


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Check for defects and compliance to paint specification after completion of
painting works


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria


Check for defects and compliance to paint specification after completion of painting works
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. measure dry film thickness (DFT) for painting works
PC2. check for evenness of paint in well-lit condition
PC3. check the opacity of paint film


PC4. carry out NDT testing of painted surface using various gauges and
PC5. check the painted surface thoroughly for defects


PC6. diagnose the painting problem and point out defects such as orange peel,
blushing, fade, spotting and water marks, discoloration, chalking, cracks,
seeds ,runs, fish eyes (beads), blemished metallic finish, pin holes, abrasive
marks, peeling, putty marks, blisters & shrinkage
PC7. mark areas of defect and report to concerned superiors


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. standard practices for quality assurance and quality control works
KA2. safety rules and regulations for handling and storing required tools,
equipments and materials


KA3. personal protection including the use of the related safety gears and equipment
KA4. service request procedures for tools, materials and equipments
KA5. statutory compliance requirements related to working at height
KA6. statutory compliance requirement related to workmen engagement


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to select and use various tools used for testing of paint works such as
 surface temperature thermometer


 conductivity meter
 depth micro meter
 hypodermic needle pressure gauge
 blast nozzle orifice gage

 wet fil thickness gauge
 dry film thickness gauge
 paint thermometer

Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in at least two language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English


SA2. provide clear and simple instructions, details & sketches to sub-ordinate
SA3. record and documents daily productivity report, daily labor attendance &
details regarding work
SA4. prepare basic status updates for the superiors in the prescribed format


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. read one or more language, preferably in the local language of the site and
basic English


SA6. read drawing, specifications and standards related to relevant work
SA7. read key documents including quality standards, standards working methods
& applicable tolerance limits
SA8. read various, sign boards, safety rules and safety tags , instructions related to
exit routes during emergency at the workplace


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA9. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local languages of
the site and basic English


SA10. listen and follow instructions clearly given by the superior
SA11. provide clear instructions to subordinates for completion of task as per work
plan, time schedule and quality


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. estimate required material and resources for work
SB2. decide alternate course of action in case of hindrance to work
SB3. determine suitability of painting works after carrying out the necessary NDT
testing


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:

SB4. plan work & organize required resource in coordination with team members
and superior
SB5. plan work targets, allocate time schedule to sub-ordinates and organize
completion of task within allocated time


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. ensure completion of work as per agreed time schedule and quality


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. resolve and solve any conflict within the team
SB8. evaluate and determine whether there are any defects on the paint surface
and report on the same
SB9. diagnose the problem in painting works by identifying the specific problem


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB10. assess quantity of materials for day work
SB11. optimize resources
SB12. minimize wastages
SB13. analyze and evaluate the opacity of paint film


Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB14. assess complexity of the tasks and provide guidance for carrying out
corrective action as per requirement
SB15. identify and assess how violation of any safety norms may lead to accidents
SB16. assess and evaluate evenness of paint in well-lit conditions

Manage workplace for safe and healthy work environment
Description This unit describes the skill and knowledge required to maintain a healthy & safe
working environment for the group of people working under an individual


Scope The scope covers the following:
 Ensure healthy and safe working environment for subordinates.
 Ensure effective implementation of health, safety and environment policies
and procedures


 Identify and respond to risks / fire and emergencies associated with the
work practices, workplace and ensure related organizational & statuary
requirement as followed


Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Ensure a healthy and safe working environment for subordinates.
To be competent, the user / individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. ensure proper housekeeping at workplace


PC2. implement safe handling , stacking methods at workplace / store
PC3. ensure that health and safety plan is followed by all subordinates
PC4. identify any hazard in workplace and notify them to appropriate authority
PC5. ensure that all safety and protection installation are correctly placed &
adequate


PC6. ensure safe access is available at work place for movement of workers & materials
PC7. ensure safe use of tools and tackles by the workmen as per applicability
PC8. ensure appropriate use of following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
as per applicability:


 Head Protection (Helmets)
 Ear Protection
 Fall Protection
 Foot Protection


 Face and Eye Protection,
 Hand &Body Protection
 Respiratory Protection
PC9. maintain entrances & exit from confined spaces , excavated pits and other
location in concurrence with safety parameters or instruction form safety
personals


Identify and respond to risks / emergencies associated with the work practices, workplace


PC10. ensure organizational policies and procedures are followed for health ,
safety and welfare, in relation to:

 methods of receiving or sourcing information
 dealing with accidents and emergencies associated with the work
and environment
 reporting
 stooping work
 evacuation
 fire risks and safe exit procedures


PC11. follow procedures for accident recording and reporting as per organizational
and statuary requirements
PC12. ensure effective adherence to response to emergency procedures /protocols
PC13. report any case of emergency / risks to the concern people at the construction site
PC14. report any perceived risk hazards to the superiors / concerned EHS
PC15. demonstrate the use of fire protection equipment’s for different type of fire hazard
PC16. implement control measures to reduce risk & meet legal requirement as per
organizational policies


Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. the policies, procedures and protocol set up by the EHS Department With
respect to Health , Safety and Environment at the respective construction site
KA2. reporting procedures in cases of breaches or hazards in site safety, accidents or emergency situations


KA3. safe working practices for tools, tackles and equipment
KA4. workplace policies and health and safety requirements for dealing with
potential risks as defined by the EHS department


B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to respond to accidents & emergencies
KB2. the appropriate personal protective equipment to be used based on various
working conditions
KB3. how to use necessary material ,tools, tackles and equipment in a safe and
appropriate manner as specified by site EHS for each level and respective
workman gang
KB4. how to monitor working in workplace keeping safety & health in mind


Skills (S)
Writing Skills

A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. write in one or more languages


Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. read in one or more languages
SA3. read instructions, rules, guidelines, sign boards related to safety as per the
requirements


Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA4. speak in one or more language, preferably in one of the local languages of the site
SA5. listen and follow instructions shared by site EHS and superiors regarding site safety
SA6. communicate reporting of site conditions, hazards, accidents, etc.


B. Professional Skills
Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. decide upon the appropriate application & installation of safety equipments
like barricades and nets
SB2. decide upon the tools box talks contents


Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. identify any hazards in workplace organize safety equipment’s prior to
commencing work


Customer centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. work to ensure safe and healthy environmental conditions at workplace


Problem solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. identify analysis & report hazards, accidents, health and safety risks, etc. or
seek help from the appropriate authorities to address the same as per the
guidelines laid down by site EHS


Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. analyze areas of work which are potential safety hazards and could result
in damage to life or property for the respective gang at the construction site

Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. respond to critical health risks or accidents on an urgent basis through
appropriate actions