Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Mechanic

Minimum ? 10th

Certified training for Maintenance Technician ? Service Workshop (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1601 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Preferably previous on-the-job training

The tasks a Maintenance Technician?Service Workshop is expected to perform include:

Maintaining and managing tools and equipment used in the workshop

Inspecting tools and equipment to detect losses, defects, wear or breakage

Managing the record of tools and equipment

Performing minor repairs of tools and equipment

Knowledge of safety, health policies and regulations

Knowledge of the operating procedure and usage of equipment and tools

Experience in operating forklifts, power tools and electric meters

Ability to read and write in at least one language

Knowledge of recalibrating various tools

Knowledge of how to store equipment and tools

Manual dexterity

Valid driver?s license and a clean driving record

Diploma in a relevant field

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work independently or in teams

Problem solving and decision-making skills

Time management skills

Quality conscious

It is not a desk job

May or may not require supervising a team

Travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours every day for 6 days a week

Overtime and shift system maybe available depending on company norms

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like back/neck pain, injury to the body and accidents

Health risks include exposure to toxins, chemicals and equipment noise

For freshers -INR8,000 toINR12,000 per month

For candidates with experience -INR12,000 toINR30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Automotive Industry in India

The Indian automobile industry, the sixth largest automobile producer in the world, is one of the potential future markets in the world. The Indian automobile market has grown from a seller-dominated market in the 1980s to a consumer-dominated market today. The auto industry of India has grown substantially and is further expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% over the next 7 years. The Indian automobile industry is well positioned in terms of demography and geography as it can service both domestic demands as well as cater to the increasing demand in export markets. This rise of the automotive industry can be attributed to various factors like the growing economy, rising prosperity, increasing disposable income among consumers, easily accessible finance options, and an increase in the working population of the country.

The job of a Maintenance Technician is very important for manufacturing units in all industries. As the manufacturing auto industry grows, so will the demand for this profile.

New car dealers

Pre-owned car dealerships

Retail automotive repair facilities

Automotive custom and specialty shops

Vehicle rental companies

Manufacturing units

Cities across India