Telephone Engineering Supervisor

Minimum Diploma in ECE/CSE/IT

Preferably minimum experience of 1 year in relevant field

The tasks an Engineering Supervisor, Telephone is expected to perform include:

Controlling and supervising sub-inspectors, linemen, installation mechanics and maintenance mechanics

Supervising erection, installation, maintenance and repairing of telephone lines, cables, instruments and equipment in or outside telephone exchange or in customer?s premises in his area

Preparing estimates of expenditure and material required for extension of telephone connections and facilities and obtaining necessary approval

Controlling and supervising installation of underground and surface telephone lines and cables to provide necessary connections

Checking operational efficiency of telephone apparatus at subscriber's premises and at respective exchanges

Organizing repair and maintenance operations during emergencies and breakdowns in commutation systems

Maintaining liaison with public and looking into complaints

Supervising work of telephone operators

Skilled in personnel and resource management

In-depth knowledge of the telecommunication technology, installation and repair work

Ability to estimate the cost of a project

Knowledge of the topography of the area in which the installation is to be done

Knowledge of the wires and other devices required in the installation or repair project

Not applicable






It is a desk job

Need to handle a team of sub-inspectors, linemen and mechanics

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are 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

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA), Both Leg (BL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 23,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Telecom Sector in India

The Indian telecom industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The Indian Telecommunications network with 621 million connections (as on March 2010) is the third largest in the world. The sector is growing at a speed of 45% during the recent years. This rapid growth is possible due to various proactive and positive decisions of the Government and contribution of both by the public and the private sectors. The rapid strides in the telecom sector have been facilitated by liberal policies of the Government that provides easy market access for telecom equipment and a fair regulatory framework for offering telecom services to the Indian consumers at affordable prices. Presently, all the telecom services have been opened for private participation.

The Government has taken following main initiatives for the growth of the Telecom Sector. An attractive trade and investment policy and lucrative incentives for foreign collaborations have made India one of the world's most attractive markets for the telecom equipment suppliers and service providers. 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is allowed through automatic route for manufacturing of telecom equipment. Foreign equity of 74% (49 % under automatic route) permitted for telecom services - basic, cellular mobile, paging, and value added services, NLD, ILD, and ISPs - and global mobile personal communications by satellite. This growing trend is also resulting in growing employment opportunities in India and abroad for skilled professionals like Engineering Supervisor, Telephone.

Telecom operators

Telephone exchange

Cities and towns across India