Station Office, Overseas Communication,

Minimum Diploma /B.Sc/BE/B-Tech/ME/M-Tech/M.Sc Electrical / Electronics or Communication

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The tasks a Station Officer, Overseas Communication is expected to perform include:

Setting, operating and maintaining wireless transmission and receiving equipment on prescribed cycle at scheduled hours for communications of over-seas and long distance messages

Adjusting communication transmission instruments to have maximum number of messages despatched and receiving stations contacted on allotted frequency channels and prescribed cycles at scheduled hours

Adjusting receiving instruments for selectivity, sensitivity, and clarity of messages received and sent

Deciding on most appropriate wave length, frequency, aerial etc.

Detecting disturbances or jamming of communication interference with transmission, etc.

Reporting unauthorized use of frequency channels by other organisations

Evolving maintenance schedules of equipment power supply, carrier channel, etc.

Supervising repairs and replacements of defective parts and using test equipment

Supervising work of Station Technical Assistants, advising higher formation for speedy clearance of traffic on particular frequency at scheduled hours and guides them where necessary

Maintaining necessary records for reference and other official purposes

Working knowledge of setting, operating and maintaining wireless transmission and receiving equipment Knowledge of receiving instruments and selectivity, sensitivity, and clarity of messages received and sent

Thorough knowledge of wave length, frequency, aerial etc. Expertise in detecting disturbances or jamming of communication interference with transmission, etc.Expertise in repairing and knowledge of replacing defective parts and using test equipment Knowledge of using test equipment like cathode rays oscillographs, and distortion sets Expertise in operation, design and maintenance of any particular kind of telecommunication equipment like aerials, transmission equipment, receiving equipment, etc.

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Performance management skills

People management skills

It is not a desk job

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

Working hours

Work is for 5/6 days a week and minimum 8/9 hours every day

The job involves working in shifts

The role may include working on weekends and holidays

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 it involves working with electrical instruments and tools

For Freshers INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

For candidates with up to 4 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For 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.


Telecom companies

Radio companies

Shipping companies

Aircraft companies and airports

Message broadcasting companies,

Armed forces, etc.

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