Minimum- Diploma/B.Sc/BE/B-Tech/ME/M-Tech/M.Sc Electrical/Electronics or Communication
Freshers may apply
The tasks a Line Communication Engineer, Telecommunication is expected to perform include:
Planning, designing, installing and maintaining telegraph, telephone and other tele-communication equipment
Installing telephone and telegraph communication equipment, supplying necessary power to them and giving service connections to subscribers
Instructing subordinates about correct methods of laying underground cables, submarine cables, overhead lines, etc.
Planning and developing new telephone or telegraph equipment or improving existing ones to give better service facilities to customers
Maintaining equipment in perfect working condition and ensuring that all circuits, instruments and equipment are maintained at optimum level of efficiency
Attending to breakdowns of communication and traffic lines and restoring service quickly by rectifying defects
Researching and developing new equipment or components to improve methods of communication
Calculating the distance between the nearest telephone line and subscriber?s location, cost of materials required, labour charges etc.
Preparing estimates for installation of telephone connections to new subscribers
Thorough knowledge of installing and maintaining telegraph, telephone and other tele-communication equipment
Knowledge of supplying power and giving service connections to subscribers
In-depth knowledge of laying underground cables, submarine cables, overhead lines, etc.
Expertise in developing new telephone or telegraph equipment or improving existing ones to give better service facilities to customers
Understanding the reasons of breakdowns of communication and traffic lines and ability to rectify them efficiently
Knowledge of calculating distances between the nearest telephone line and subscriber?s location, cost of materials required, labour charges, etc.
Expertise in installing manual, automatic or trunk telecom exchanges, tele printers (voice frequency telegraph type), carrier system or wireless transmitting and receiving stations
Expertise in manufacturing of telephone and telegraph equipment and their spare parts
Good communication skills
Planning and organising skills
Relationship management skills
Analytical and critical thinking skills
Performance management skills
People management skills
Attention to detail
It is not a desk job and requires field work
The role involves team handling
Travelling is required on the job
Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
Work from home option is not available
Work is for 5/6 days a week and minimum 8/9 hours every day. This may vary from company to company
The job mostly is on call basis
Shift work is available in some companies
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and One Arm (OA)
This job is considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87) As injuries can be inflicted due to usage of electronic equipment
For Freshers INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per monthFor candidates with up to 4 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per monthFor candidates with over 4 yearsexperience INR 25,000 and above per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Increase in Human Resource requirement in Telecommunications
The sector currently employs over 2.08 million employees and is slated to employ more than 4.16 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of ~2.1 million jobs in the nine-year period. The period 2013?17 will see a marginally higher growth in employment vis-a-vis 2017?22 due to expected changes in infrastructure integration and shared services along with increasing share of organised retail leading to higher productivity levels of workforce.
Indian Telecom Industry Trend
Indian Telecom has emerged as one of the greatest economic success stories becoming the 2nd largest and fastest growing market, registering a consistent overall growth rate of more than 35% over the past decade (subscribers).
Further, the annual mobile handset sales are expected to cross 200 million units mark this year and India is fast becoming a manufacturing hub for Telecom infrastructure equipment.
With m-governance, m-commerce, m-education, m-health, online shopping, m-gaming, m2m communications & many such new innovations, Telecom is set to increasingly permeate the lives of common Indians in coming years. This dynamic sector, employs close to 2.8 million people directly and almost another 7 million indirectly, making it one of the largest employment generating sectors in the country.
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Broadcasting companies and engineering agencies
Job opportunities are located mostly in the major cities where corporate/head offices are located