Telephone and Telegraph Line Inspection

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

Preferably prior experience with telephone and telegraph line installation and maintenance

The tasks a Line Inspector, Telegraph and Telephone is expected to perform include:

Supervising the execution of new installations and maintenance of existing telephone and telegraph lines

Estimating expenditure and equipment required for executing new installations

Supervising work of installation of telephone and telegraph lines at site

Checking faulty lines to locate and remove defects and conducting maintenance check of lines to ensure efficient performance of communication system

Supervising utilization of staff engaged in installation and maintenance work

Thorough knowledge of installing and maintaining existing telephone and telegraph lines Expertise in removing defects from faulty lines and conducting maintenance check of lines In-depth knowledge of the process and procedure in laying out new lines

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Planning and organising skills

Relationship management skills

Analytical and critical thinking skills

Performance management skills

People management skills

Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

The role involves team handling a team of personnel

Travelling is required on the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Work is for 5/6 days a week and minimum 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

The job at times is on call basis

It does not involve shift duty

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is 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 Line Inspector, Telegraph and Telephone.

Telephone and telegraph companies

Job opportunities are located all across the country

Will be updated

Engineering, Science and Polytechnic colleges across the country

IIT, ITI across the country