Information and Communications Technology Installer

Telephone Servicer

Telephone Technician

Minimum ITI Graduate/Diploma

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks an Installation Mechanic (Telephone and Telegraph) is expected to perform include: Installing telephone or telegraph equipment in telephone exchange or telegraph office

Studying designs, blue prints, circuit diagrams and other specifications for installation

Setting and installing switch board selector racks, relay set racks, automatic telephone system, telegraph repeaters, key board, morse sets and tele-printer, etc.Testing installation as prescribed to check mechanical and electrical adjustments of each component

Testing operational efficiency and making necessary adjustments

Installing batteries and battery charging equipment and fitting and maintaining the protective devices

Competent in installation of telephone or telegraph equipment in telephone exchange

Well-versed in reading designs, blueprints, circuit diagrams and other specifications for installation of equipment

Proficient in testing faulty equipment

Knowledge of replacing defective components wiring

Proficiency in maintaining records of repairs, calibrations and test

Well-versed with installing batteries and maintaining protective devices

Will be updated

Confidence & persistence

Flexibility and attentiveness

Time management skills

Team player


Sound technical skills

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Electronic 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

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case the working hours and days are flexible

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 not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include general fatigue, stress, long working hours, long hours of travel and work, etc.

Health risks include exposure to electricity directly, including working on overhead lines, cable harnesses, circuit assemblies, electric shock, electrocution, fires, explosions, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experience INR15,000 to INR20,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience ?INR22,000 toINR27,000 per month

For candidates with over 5 years of experience INR28,000 toINR34,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Electronics Sector on the Upswing

Increasing consumer and business demand for electronic and IT hardware products are expected to touch the 24 lakh crores mark by 2020. An analysis of the breakup of workforce by product categories indicates that consumer electronics and household appliances would account for major share of employment currently. Skill requirements have significant variations across product categories especially in Manufacturing and Repair & Maintenance segments.

Electronics & IT Hardware is one of the emerging sectors for employment growth in India. The industry currently employs over 4.3 million people across manufacturing. There is significant increase in the demand for consumer electronic products, smart phones, tablets and set -top boxes, which are creating jobs not only for installation but also for sales, after-sales and repair services. The electronics and IT hardware sector has always recruited professionals with function-specific specialist skills, which indicates good job prospects for Installation Mechanic (Telephone and Telegraph) and other specialists in the future too.

Large and small electronics & telecom companies across India


Towns and cities across India