Line Installer

Telephone Mechanic

Line Repairer

Minimum Degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering


The tasks a Maintenance Mechanic is expected to perform include: Testing, analysing defecting, and maintaining telephone and telegraph equipment

Testing wiring and operation of electrical and mechanical components of telephone and telegraph apparatus

Checking operational efficiency and locating faults using voltmeter, resistance meter, watt meter, capacity meter and other instruments

Replacing defective components

Installing, repairing and adjusting equipment such as switches, relays amplifiers etc.Removing connections or wire distributing frames

Soldering wires to terminal lugs according to diagram

Conducting test checks periodically to maintain apparatus in operational efficiency

Maintaining telephone switching equipment at private establishments

Maintaining and repairing power apparatus and storage batteries

Knowledge about communication equipment, such as intercommunication systems, wired burglar alarms, switchboards, telegraphs, telephones, etc.Ability to maintains equipment and analyses operational malfunctioning

Well-versed in examining mechanism and disassembling components to replace

Proficient in repairing cables, laying out plans for new equipment, and estimating material required

Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, organization rules, and the democratic political process

Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

Will be updated

Good communication

Technical skills Problem solving skills

Customer service skills

Project management skills

Good computer and organizational skills

Hand and finger dexterity Good eyesight

Ability to determine colours

Physically fit

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team of helpers

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

Electronics companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system is not available

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

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous Occupational hazards include strained vision, back aches, general fatigue, stress, electric shocks, slips, fall, etc.Health risks include exposure to dirt and dust, small spaces, bending, and standing for long hours, short circuits, climbing poles, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsexperience INR 6,000 to INR 7,000 per monthForcandidateswith2to5years?experience?INR10,500toINR20,500permonthFor candidates with over 5 yearsexperience INR 25,000 to INR 35,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Electronics Sector in IndiaIndia?s consumer electronics market is estimated to touch INR 12,690 crore by 2022, up from an estimated INR 7,200 crore in 2015, and INR 4,120 crore in 2013. The organized sector is likely to increase its market share from 90 percent in 2013 to 95 percent in 2022. Also, the increasing size of the Indian telecom industry is expected to encourage several foreign equipment manufacturers to establish manufacturing facilities in India. Electronics & IT Hardware is one of the emerging sectors for employment growth in India. Industry currently employs over 4.3 million people across manufacturing, Sales and marketing (including Retail) and Repair & Maintenance segments. Policy initiatives on promoting manufacturing along with increasing disposable income would drive the growth for the sector. Industry is expected to witness an addition of 4.61 million during 2013-22. Repair and Maintenance segment would contribute to maximum growth of employment.

Electronic appliance companies across India

Telephone providers, like MTNL, BSNL, Reliance Communications, Tata Indicom, etc. across India

Local electronics repair shops across India

Mobile phone companies across India


Towns and cities across India

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Electronics & Communication Engineering Institutes across India

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