Domestic Appliances Repairman

Appliance Mechanic

Home Appliances Technician

Minimum ? Any graduate degree

Preferably minimum 2-7 years of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Mechanic, Repairman, Domestic Appliances is expected to perform include:

Servicing and repairing all types of small machinery and mechanical appliances, generally in domestic use, by replacement and repairs of worn or damaged parts to ensure correct performance

Examining small machines and appliances such as heaters, geysers, coffee grinders, gramophones, pressure cookers, stoves, etc. to ascertain nature and location of


Dismantling equipment partly or completely to remove or replace damaged or worn out parts

Repairing defective parts by setting washers, filing, soldering, riveting, etc. or obtaining replacements

Assembling parts to make complete unit ensuring accuracy of fit by supplementary tooling, as necessary

Testing re-assembled equipment and adjusting nuts, screws, etc. as necessary to ensure its correct performance

Fitting assembly frames or structures, installing appliances in premises and giving power or water connections

Checking, cleaning, adjusting and servicing equipment periodically to maintain them in working order

Knowledge of the integrated circuits (ICs) installed in home appliances

Skilled in repairing and servicing small machinery and mechanical home appliances

Ability to locate the defects in an appliance and repair it

Ability to keep the tools required at hand all the time

Skilled in dismantling and re-assembling the appliance after repairing

Knowledge of testing the appliance once it is repaired

Knowledge of all the safety measures that need to be followed

Ability to determine whether to refurbish, repair or replace worn and defective parts

Knowledge of designs, models and maintenance

Not applicable





Physically fit

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 56,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods & Manufacturing Industry in India

According to CII, the Capital Goods industry is the very foundation of a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation. India?s manufacturing sector is on a high growth trajectory. According to the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), the manufacturing sector is set to contribute 25% to the GDP by 2025 compared to the current share of 16%.

The manufacturing sector in India is undergoing a positive transformation, coming back into the reckoning with great opportunities driven by domestic demand as well as expansion into emerging markets with India as a hub for more companies. We are already witnessing robust growth in almost all sectors, while higher efficiencies are being sought. All this would mean more employment in primary as well as secondary and tertiary sectors related to manufacturing and a great career growth trajectory for Mechanic, Repairman, Domestic Appliances.

Domestic appliances manufacturers

Private electrical repair shops


Cities and towns across India