Radar Operator

Radar Technician

The tasks a Radar Operator is expected to perform include:

Operating and maintaining radar equipment to give range and direction of targets or objects such as aircrafts, fog, rain clouds and cyclonic storm in sky around operating station

Switching on radar set and opening filaments and blower units

Allowing the set to warm up and raising high-tension voltage slowly to achieve operating condition

Switching aerial rotation circuit, and observing images on radar screens with aid of short, medium or long range scales to determine distance altitude, direction and speed of object detected

Employing voice communication (Radio-telephone or morse) to convey information to the operating room

Working knowledge of operating, functionality and maintenance of radar equipment

Knowledge of range and direction of targets

Knowledge of filaments and blower units

Knowledge of Aerial rotation circuit

Ability to observe images on radar screens

Expertise in using voice communication equipment like Radio-telephones or Morse codes

Knowledge of how to maintain the set in operating condition by attending to minor faults

Good communication skills

Planning and organizing skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Attention to detail


It is a desk job

The role does not involve team handling

Travelling may or may not be required on the job. However this depends on the type of radar

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 of 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)

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

Will be updated
(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 organized retail leading to higher productivity levels of workforce.

Indian Telecom Industry Trend

Indian Telecom industry has emerged as one of the greatest economic success stories by 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 industry is set to increasingly permeate the lives of Indians in the 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. Given these factors, it will increase job opportunities for Radar Operator.



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