Junior Functioner (Telephone Equipment Manufacturing)

Minimum Graduate from ITI

Not required

The tasks a Junior Functioner (Telephone Equipment Manufacturing) is expected to perform include:

Performing the operational tests of repetitive nature on the assembled telephonic apparatus

Getting all the defects removed and ensuring operational efficiency

Mounting the apparatus such as automatic switching apparatus

Ensuring that there is step by step handling of telephone switches, relay sets, group selector, final selector, uni selector, racks, etc.

Making sure that standard test unit is maintained

Operating the testing apparatus and observering the readings

Noting the faults and detecting the defections by readings all the observations made for repairs, particularly with reference to circuit diagrams

Maintaining the functioning instruction sheet of each apparatus

Testing the apparatus again after rectification of faults

Handing over the certificated, tested and checked apparatus for operational efficiency

Conducting minor repairs of standard testing

Skilled in assembled telephonic apparatus

Ability to get all the defects removed

Knowledge of automatic switching apparatus

Ability to maintain the standard test unit

Skilled in having the apparatus tested again after rectification of all the faults

Proficient in checking the apparatus for operational efficiency

Conducting minor repairs of standard testing

Not applicable

Physically fit

Ability to handle pressure

Team player


Attention to detail

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), Both Legs (BL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For candidates with experience - INR 5,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Telecom Industry in India

According to a report by IBEF, India is currently the world?s second-largest telecommunications market and has registered exceptional growth in the past few years. Further a report prepared by GSMA in collaboration with BCG has stated that the Telecom services in the India economy is growing rapidly and will contribute approximately US$ 400 billion to India?s gross domestic product (GDP). The rapid strides in the telecom sector have been facilitated by liberal policies of the Government of India that provide easy market access for telecom equipment and a fair regulatory framework for offering telecom services at affordable prices.

India will emerge as a leading player in the virtual world by having 700 million internet users of the 4.7 billion global users by 2025, as per a Microsoft report. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a Junior Functioner (Telephone Equipment Manufacturing) in the present as well as in the future.

Telecom equipment manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India