Telecom Technical Assistant

Radio Frequency Technical Assistant,

Preferably Diploma / B.Sc/BE/B-Tech / ME / M-Tech/M.Sc Electrical / Electronic or Communication

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Station Technical Assistant, Overseas Communication is expected to perform include:Assisting the Station Officer Overseas Communication in setting, operating and maintaining wireless transmission and receiving equipment Setting and operating wireless equipment, on prescribed frequency channels and cycles during scheduled hours to receive and transmit messages as per instructions from the Station Officer Assisting the Station Officer Overseas Communication in running various instruments, circuits, measuring and checking radio frequencies, etc. Working as a Photo-radio Operator engaged only for receiving and transmitting radio photographs Appreciating sub-normal radio conditions and assisting in improving them Working at transmitting or receiving station or at central telegraph office

Knowledge and understanding of setting, operating and maintaining wireless transmission and receiving equipment

Knowledge of radio transmitting, land line and V.F.T. (Voice Frequency telegraphy) equipment, radio telephone and terminal equipment, transistors, radio-photo equipment (equipment for radio photography), radio facsimile equipment(equipment for radio black and white sketches and diagrams), etc.Knowledge of submarine cable circuits, operating automatic error correcting and detecting equipment, measuring radio frequency, checking radio signals, choosing right aerial to obtain optimum signal; changing transmitter waves, clearing faults, etc. and in their installation and maintenance work

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

The role does not involve 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

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day. This may vary fromvcompany to company

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

Will be updated


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.

Job opportunities are located mostly in the major cities where corporate/head offices are located

Will be updated

Engineering, Science and Polytechnic colleges across the country

IIT, ITI across the country