X-Ray Mechanic Radiology Mechanic

X-Ray Technician

X-Ray Repairman

Minimum - Diploma in X-Ray Technology or Radiology

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks an X-Ray Mechanic is expected to perform include:

Installing, repairing and servicing high frequency X-ray, ultra-violet-ray and other radio therapy equipment in hospitals and clinics

Studying circuit diagrams and manufacturer's instructions for installation

Assembling X-ray and other physiotherapy units such as diathermy, ultra -violet-ray, infra-red units etc. and installing them in hospitals and clinics

Giving necessary power connections tox-ray and other units

Setting up and testing auxiliary units such as Potter Bucky table, tube columns, serial changers etc.

Rectifying defects if any and ensuring that they are working smoothly and efficiently

Testing x-ray machines and accessory equipment, locating operating difficulties and removing them by replacing fused tubes, meters, indicators, power cables, etc. as necessary

Repairing mechanical equipment such as Bucky table, hand time switch, locking devices,etc. as required

Servicing units periodically by filling transformer with oil; cleaning and oiling mechanical parts of x-ray units.,refilling tube heads, etc.

Maintaining records of types and serial numbers of units handled

Preparing job sheets and obtaining job completion certificates

Following circuit diagram and tracing electrical faults

Drilling and tapping using hand or machines

Competent in handling X-ray machines, X-ray related tools and equipment

Well-versed in functional communication skills with aids and devices

Proficient in electrical wiring systems, assembling complex machines,etc.

Knowledgeof circuit diagrams and implementing them

Ability to follow manual instructions for different X-ray machines

Basic computer knowledge for operating X-ray machine

Will be updated

Alertness and attentiveness

Problem solving skills

Good communication skills

Ability to read and write

It is not a desk job

May need to 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 will be flexible

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

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

Occupational hazards include general fatigue, stress, anxiety, exhaustion, tiredness, etc.

Health risks include exposure to radiation, grease, tools, electrical wires, working in dark, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years of experienceINR 4,000 to INR 5,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5years of experience?INR 15,000 to INR 16,000 per month

For candidates with over 6 years of experienceINR 25,000 to INR 27,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Recruitment Scenario and Investment Trends in the Electronics Sector in India

Recruitment in the electronics sector is predominantly through industry personnel visiting colleges and ITIs. Government schemes like ?Apprenticeshipplay a crucial role in supplying technical manpower for manufacturing and maintenance segment. Increasing consumer and business demand for electronic and IT hardware products are expected to touch the 24 lakh crore mark by 2020. With imports of electronic products expected to touch the 18 lakh crore mark by 2020, the government is making concerted efforts to encourage domestic manufacturing in the sector. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for professionals such as X-Ray Mechanic and others.

Hospitals, medical institutes, X-ray and radiology laboratories across India

Mammography and cancer detection centres or labs across India

Clinicsand out-patient care centres across India

Imaging and therapeutic centres across India


Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

Electronics or X-ray machine training institutes in India

Will be updated