Radio Operator, Ship Radio Officer,

Minimum 12th standard pass (B.Sc)

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Radio Operator, Ship is expected to perform include:

Operating radio equipment on board ships for receiving and transmitting code messages by radio telephone or radio-telegraph system

Adjusting and setting apparatus to operate on desired frequency

Maintaining regular contact with the nearest coastal radio stations to obtain weather reporting and time-signals and reports necessary information about ship's navigation and location

Keeping regular watch to pick up signals from ships in distress

Providing navigational warnings and reporting weather conditions

Maintaining wireless equipment in working order, recording of messages received or sent and carrying out minor repairs and replacements of parts

Thorough knowledge of operating radio equipment on board ships

Knowledge of receiving and transmitting code messages by radio telephone or radio-telegraph system

Understanding and knowledge of frequencies and wavelengths

Skilled in weather reporting and navigating the ship

Knowledge of maintaining wireless equipment, recording messages received or sent and carrying out minor repairs and replacements of parts

Knowledge of maintaining radar equipment

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Attention to detail


It is a desk job on the ship

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

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

The job involves working in shifts

The role includes 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), One Arm (OA), Blind (B) and Low Vision (LV)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For Freshers INR 5,000 to INR 10,000 per monthFor candidates with 1 to 3 yearsexperience INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per monthFor candidates with over 3 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 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.

Shipping companies

Job opportunities are mainly located along India?s costal region

Will be updated

All India College of Engg. & Marine Communication, Delhi, Central Institute of Marine Communications, Chennai, Hindustan Marine Electronics Institute, Ludhiana, Indian Marine College, Hyderabad, St. Xavier?s Technical Institute, Mahim Causeway, Mahim, Mumbai, Indian Maritime College, Chennai