Design Developer, Draftsman Electrical

Minimum Preferably diploma (Electrical)

Certified training for Draftsman (programme aligned to ELE/Q7101 released by Electronics Sector Skills Development Council)

Not applicable

The tasks a Draftsman is expected to perform include:Receiving control panel specification from the design engineer Developing drawings based on customer requirements for use in control panel assembly

Knowledge of electrical and electronics engineering

Familiarity with electrical relays and components used in the production process

Knowledge of properties of electrical and electronic components frequently used in the manufacturing process

Knowledge of wiring and circuit design

Familiarity with regulations, standards and codes of practice and their implications on the design drawing

Knowledge of basic power systems, motor fundamentals, drive system fundamentals

Knowledge of basic mechanical and structural engineering concepts

Knowledge of power electronics and motor cabling requirements

Competent in using CAD, Auto CAD, Pro E and other design and simulation software

Not applicable

Physically fit

Manual dexterity and stability

Ability to work independently



Team player

Good communication skills

Sense of time management

Problem solving

Logical thinking

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Local traveling is not a part of this job role

Part-time and contractual jobs may be available

Need not handle a team

Working hours

Working hours are 8/9 hours every day for 5/6 days a week

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may be applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include eyestrain, wrist problems etc. arising out of repetitive work

For freshers INR 8,500 to INR 15,000 per month For candidates with experience - INR 20,000 to INR 35,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Indian ESDM Market

The Electronics Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry in India has continued to chart its journey northwards. While the industry may not have achieved the exponential growth forecast by experts, its performance in the last few years can be termed an achievement in view of the overall slowdown of the Indian economy.

The ESDM industry is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.9 percent between 2011 and 2015 resulting in an industry size of $94.2 billion by 2015.

Projected HR Requirement in Industrial Electronics

The Electronics Sector Skills Council of India has listed Industrial Electronics as one of the top 14 sub-sectors with a high potential for employment.

According to "Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the Electronics & IT Hardware Sector (2022)" report, the human resource requirement in the Industrial Electronics industry in India has been projected to grow from 1,07,000 in 2008 to 5,67,000 in 2022 that is an increment of 4,61,000 resources.


Engineering companies

Electronics manufacturers

Oil and gas companies

Energy/power/infrastructure companies

Design and technical consultancy firms

Job openings are in Tier I, Tier II and Tier III cities