Telecommunication Technician

Telecom Technician

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

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Technician, Telecommunication is expected to perform include:

Receiving instructions regarding work to be done and guiding workers in installation, operation and maintenance of television, telegraph, telephones and other equipment

Studying standing duty charts, sketches, blue prints etc., and determining methods of work to be adopted

Calculating data by original observations or from available sources

Drawing necessary stores and guiding workers in correct manufacture and assembly of units, alignments, synchronizing, tuning, continuity, voltage control, output, etc.

Checking work during manufacture, repair or installation and on completion

Undertaking complicated work to avoid mistakes

Training workers by performing actual demonstration

Thorough knowledge of installation, operation and maintenance of television, telegraph, telephone, telex system, radio, radar, sound recording and other equipment

Understandingthe standing duty chart, sketches, blue prints, etc.

Knowledge of how to calculate data through observation

Knowledge of correct manufacture and assembly of units, alignments, synchronizing, tuning, continuity, voltage control, output, etc.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of resistance, frequency, output, leakage, performance and other factors

Knowledge of using instruments such as voltmeter megger, frequency meter oscillograph, resonance recorder, etc.

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

People management skills

Quality conscious

Attention to detail


It is not a desk job

The role involves supervision of workers

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 8/9 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

The job involves working in shifts

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)

For Freshers ?INR8,000 toINR10,000 per month

For candidates with 1 to 3 yearsexperience ?INR10,000 toINR15,000 per month

For candidates with over 3 yearsexperience ?INR15,000 toINR20,000 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 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 Technician, Telecommunications.


Telecom companies

Radio companies

Shipping companies

Aircraft companies and airports

Message broadcasting companies

Armed forces

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

Engineering, science and polytechnic colleges across the country

IITs, ITIs across the country