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Indian Iron and Steel Sector Skill Council

Sector Profile

"The steel sector in India is more than a century old, and contributes significantly to the economic development of the country due to rising demand by sectors such as infrastructure, construction, automobiles and a host of manufacturing and processing industries .Consumption of steel is an important determinant of the socio-economic development of the country. India is the fourth largest producer of crude steel and third largest consumer of steel. India is the largest producer of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) in the world. Around 0.5 million nos. of employees are engaged in Iron and Steel Industry. This is likely to go upto 1.5 million nos. (Direct) by 2030, when the installed capacity reaches at 300 mt. from the current level of 104 mt "

About Indian Iron and Steel Sector Skill Council

"The Indian Iron & Steel Sector Skill Council (II&SSSC), is an industry (Iron & Steel, Rerolling, Sponge Iron units, Ferro Alloys, Steel Construction and Welding) driven non-profit company limited by Guarantee, registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956.The company is promoted by Institute for Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG) and Bengal Chambers of Commerce & Industry (BCC&I) and mandated under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The Governing Committee of the Council includes major Iron & Steel companies, Iron & Steel and related associations, Indian Institute of Welding etc.

II&SSSC is committed to develop world class skilled manpower for the seamless supply of skilled workforce fro the Iron & Steel Industry so that the industry can enhance productivity and profitability.

IISSSC is expected:

  • To create a dynamic Labor Market Information System (LMIS) to keep track of skill gap in iron and steel industry, covering the various job roles in steel and related plants.
  • To Develop National Occupational Standards for the sector.
  • To facilitate development of high quality content.
  • To create a bank of quality faculty by Train the Trainers Program and to build accreditation and certification mechanism. "

Contact Information:
CEO/COO: Mr. Sushim Banerjee
Phone :9831083024
Email:sushim_banerjee@yahoo.com, insdag@rediffmail.com
Addess:Iron & Steel Sector Skill CounciI,
INSTITUTE FOR STEEL DEVELOPMENT & GROWTH
Ispat Niketan, 52/1A, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata - 700 019, India
Grievance Cell Member:
Mr. P C Gupta
Phone : 9903319074
Ms. Varsha Tibrewal
Phone : 9681692725
Email:varshaktibrewal@gmail.com

Qualification Packs


Battery Anchorage Regulator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0202
  • Job Role:
  • Battery Anchorage Regulator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about inspection, monitoring, regulation and control of coke oven battery anchorage system, primarily comprising of fabricated buckstays with single piece flash plates, spring loaded cross tie rods at top and bottom, spring loaded longitudinal tie rods and necessary bracings in the regenerator zone.

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Bearing maintenance

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0017
  • Job Role:
  • Bearing maintenance
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job holder inspects, identifies the problems in the equipment, rectifies the root causes for e.g. leakages, replaces the bearings, lubricates the bearings, ensures fitness of ll types of bearings in the plant and carry out routine maintenance.

Belt conveyor maintenance

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0812
  • Job Role:
  • Belt conveyor maintenance
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job holder is responsible for maintenance for the conveyor system including belts, idlers, motors, interlocking of belts, bunkers and control systems.

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Cast House Junior Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0406
  • Job Role:
  • Cast House Junior Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • The job is about cleaning /preparation of the cast house, hot metal/slag runners, preparation of mud-gun/tap hole drill machine, making tap hole and metal runners, proper eating etc. before the cast. This also involves tap hole maintenance/preparation, though preparation, metal/slag runner preparation, diamond crossing preparation, diamond crossing preparation, mud gun cleaning/filling, drill bar/poking rod changing, spout jam removal, maintain housekeeping, making hook, poking rod, clay spoon, dali etc.

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Cast House Senior Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0407
  • Job Role:
  • Cast House Senior Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about to operate cast house equipments e.g. cast house crane, mud-gun, tap hole drill machine, trough heating, preparation of mud-gun clay and necessary preparation for maintaining the cast schedule

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Coil Packaging Operator Rolling Mills

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0602
  • Job Role:
  • Coil Packaging Operator Rolling Mills
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about operation of the Coil Master (Coil Packaging Machine) in order to pack the finished coils (CR, Galvanised, Tinned, Colour Coated etc.), Strapping peration and Wagon Unitisation in safe & secure manner. It includes bundling of the coil after mill, protecting the coil from dust, humidity, rain and handling damage by applying protective films and sheets in a designed sequence; weighing and labelling the packed coil according to specifications and finally ensuring readiness of coils for dispatch.

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Conveyor operation and maintenance

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0902
  • Job Role:
  • Conveyor operation and maintenance
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Operations to assemble and wire up electronic panels/components and equipments and systems to mechanical equipment.

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EOT - Overhead Crane Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC / Q0901
  • Job Role:
  • EOT - Overhead Crane Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Operating overhead cranes for safe transfer of raw material,intermediaries and finished products within the plant onreceiving the signal.

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EOT/ Overhead crane operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0901
  • Job Role:
  • EOT/ Overhead crane operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Fitter is responsible for identifying the operations required to assemble various components of the machine and electrical panel by studying their engineering drawings, fitting different components of the machine to perform assigned task and testing the assembled machine

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Fitter : Hydraulic & Pneumatic System

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0903
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter : Hydraulic & Pneumatic System
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • This job is all about installing, dismantling, removing, replacing a range of components down to subassembly level right from pick-up unit / point of measurement and linking either directly to the instrument or to the instrument panel. This also involves making suitable slot on panel and fixing instrument and its associated parts under upervision of Technician Instrumentation

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Fitter : Levelling alignment balancing

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0814
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter : Levelling alignment balancing
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job holder is responsible for alignment of moving parts (e.g. pumps, blowing fans, etc.), checking the vibration of moving parts (blower fan, pumps, motor gearbox etc.) & balancing of equipment shafts (input and output)

Fitter Electrical Assembly

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q1001
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter Electrical Assembly
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Fitter is responsible for identifying the operations required to assemble various components of the machine andelectrical panel by studying their engineering drawings,fitting different components of the machine to performssigned task and testing the assembled machine

Training Partners

Fitter Maintenance: Ferro Alloys

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q5501
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter Maintenance: Ferro Alloys
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • NULL

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Fluid Management Operator Rolling Mills

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0603
  • Job Role:
  • Fluid Management Operator Rolling Mills
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about preparation, supply, collection, evaluation and operation of all fluids connected with rolling operation in steel plant. It involves ensuring the right quality & quantity of the fluid, its operation, inventory management, waste fluid disposal and the basic maintenance activities associated with maintaining the system.

Training Partners

Heating Regulator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0203
  • Job Role:
  • Heating Regulator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about monitoring, controlling and maintaining all set values of various technological parameters attributed to “Technological Regime” of a coke oven battery.

Training Partners

House Keeping with Mechanised Equipments

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0408
  • Job Role:
  • House Keeping with Mechanised Equipments
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • This job is all about regular House Keeping, maintaining the cleanliness of different areas like control rooms, offices, blast furnace proper including cast house, stock house (charging side) rail tracks of hot metal (H.M.) side/slag side for proper movement of rolling stock to maintain casting schedule.

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Iron & Steel - Dumper Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0003
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Dumper Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • This role holder is responsible for transporting material using dumper

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Iron & Steel - Excavator Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0004
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Excavator Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • Drives and controls an excavating machine which is a self - propelled machine used to dig and dump above the base level of the machine

Training Partners

Iron & Steel - Fitter - Instrumentation

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q1102
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Fitter - Instrumentation
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:

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Iron & Steel - Fitter Electronic Assembly

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q1101
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Fitter Electronic Assembly
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:

Iron & Steel - Machinist

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0802
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Machinist
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • This role is about understanding engineering drawings and preparing the equipment for fabrication activities

Iron & Steel - Plasma Cutter - Manual

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0806
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Plasma Cutter - Manual
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • Perform manual cutting operations using plasma arc cutting process. The person would be able to independently carry out plasma arc cutting operations for as per welding procedure specification (WPS)

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Iron & Steel - Tungsten Inert Gas Welder (GTAW)

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0807
  • Job Role:
  • Iron & Steel - Tungsten Inert Gas Welder (GTAW)
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • Perform manual operations for performing Tungsten Inert Arc Welding (GTAW) also known as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and independently carry out TIG (GTAW) weld operations for welding joints in all positions as per Welding Procedure Specification.

Laboratory Technician - Physical Analysis

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0801
  • Job Role:
  • Laboratory Technician - Physical Analysis
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job is about preparation of steel samples, testing them for different physical properties against national/international standards, appropriately recording them and eporting them to the concerned department of the steel plant in order to ensure consistent product quality.

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Locomotive Driver

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0006
  • Job Role:
  • Locomotive Driver
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • Operating the locomotive to ensure movement of raw materials, intermediates, finished products within the plant. Maintaining the log book for performance parameters and working condition of locomotive

Training Partners

Manual Packaging & Marking Operations

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0704
  • Job Role:
  • Manual Packaging & Marking Operations
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • The job involves manually packing materials and marking necessary details on the pack.

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Marker and Signage Painter

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0913
  • Job Role:
  • Marker and Signage Painter
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • The job involves writing slogans/messages/banners/flexes for display on the shop floor walls and open locations. This also involves painting designated surfaces in various shop floors of the steel plant

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Mobile equipment maintenance

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0815
  • Job Role:
  • Mobile equipment maintenance
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job holder carries out routine maintenance, identifies the problems, rectifies the root causes and ensures fitness of all moving equipment, for e.g. Mobile Cranes, Dumper, Forklift, etc.

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Mobile Equipment Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0015
  • Job Role:
  • Mobile Equipment Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job involves inspection (according to a checklist) of mobile equipment like Fork Lift truck, Skid-loader/Bob Cat, Pay Loader and JCB as used in Steel Plant for proper working condition, loading & driving the vehicle for carrying materials from one place to another. This also involves carrying out basic maintenance of the equipment.

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Refractory Bricks Layer

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q1201
  • Job Role:
  • Refractory Bricks Layer
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job involves laying the right quality of refractory bricks with the right mortar in the designated areas of a thermal installation in a steel plant, according to design specification.

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Reversing System Maintenance

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0204
  • Job Role:
  • Reversing System Maintenance
  • NVQF Level:
  • 2
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about inspection, monitoring for uninterrupted operation of reversing system comprising of reversing winch (electro mechanical/hydraulic) and its auxiliaries e.g. rope, pulley, tie-rods, sprocket, chains, linkages for fuel, air/waste gas system to ensure controlled/ uniform heating of heating chambers. This also involves inspection of centralised lubrication system.

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Rigger : Rigging of heavy material

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0817
  • Job Role:
  • Rigger : Rigging of heavy material
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job holder is responsible for selection of tools and tackles, understanding and analysis of load distribution and lifting of loads safely as per needs of the group ( Fitter, Welder, etc.)

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Screen & Crusher Operator Level 3

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0102
  • Job Role:
  • Screen & Crusher Operator Level 3
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • The job is all about controlling continuous operation of various makes of crushers, ball mills, screens, grate bars, grizzly’s etc. as applicable to obtain optimum size fractions of different raw materials charged into the blast furnace for iron making (Hot metal production).

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Stacker / Reclaimer Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0104
  • Job Role:
  • Stacker / Reclaimer Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • This job is all about the operation of stacker conveyor and Re-claimer for material handling agglomeration function.

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Stoking Car Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • Job Role:
  • Stoking Car Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:

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Technician Furnace Transformer: Ferro Alloys

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q1103
  • Job Role:
  • Technician Furnace Transformer: Ferro Alloys
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • The job involves for maintenance of furnace transformers involved in Ferro Alloy operations. This includes main receiving sub-station and furnace transformer (both HT and LT).

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Utility Hand

  • Pack Code:
  • ISC/Q0410
  • Job Role:
  • Utility Hand
  • NVQF Level:
  • 1
  • Role Description:
  • The role holder works as a helping hand to operator/fitter/welder/technicians/electrician/driver etc. for performing the job safely, smoothly and within given time frame. The job is all about carrying tools and tackles to job site as per requirement, assisting for smooth and safe operation/repair/maintenance of the equipment at site, cleaning the assembly/equipment before dismantling and providing necessary help during dismantling/assembling. This also includes cleaning the work site after completion of the job and carrying back the tools and tackles to departments/stores