Smartphones Repair Technician

Handset Repair Technician

Repair Engineer

Minimum 10th

Certified training for Smartphones Repair Technician (programme aligned to ELE/Q8104 released by Electronics Sector Skills Council of India)

1 year in hardware repair

The tasks a Smartphones Repair Technician is expected to perform include:Diagnosing problems and repairing the faulty module of the smartphone

Performing front end and hardware level repair as required Resolving software issues and ensuring effective functioning of phone

Knowledge of basic electronics involved in the hardware

Well-versed with various model of smartphone

Knowledge of various smartphone and their model specification

Proficient with procedures of replacing accessories such as battery, SD card

Knowledge of company?s ERP system and operational procedure

Well-versed with service level agreement with the brand on parameters such as turnaround time (TAT), repair procedure, warranty

Knowledge of different types of soldering techniques such as surface mount, through hole, etc.Well-versedwithhandlingprocedureofdisplaysysteminsmartphone(LCDand

LED)Proficient in using tools such as electric screwdrivers, multimeter, soldering station, hot air blower, BGA workstation, etc.Well-versed estimating cost of repair and verify Beyond Economic Repair (BER) value

Knowledge of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), its purpose and precautionary measures to be taken

Not Applicable

Good communication skills

Team player

Good listener

Steady hands

Customer oriented

Analytical thinking

Problem solving ability


Hardworking and persistent

Time management skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

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

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include risk of electric shocks, cuts, abrasions and wounds, back aches, strain in the eyes, etc.Health risks include exposure to hardware parts, electric circuit, etc.

For freshers INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month For candidates with 1-2yearsofexperience-INR25,000 to INR 30,000 per month (*These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current and Future Trends of Mobile Handsets

India is now the quickest-expanding smartphone market globally and the third-largest market after China and the United States, according to Britain-based consultancy Canalys. According to a report by the research firm International Data Corporation, the Indian smartphone market grew 82% from 2014 and 27% over the preceding quarter.

The falling cost of handsets, coupled with improved usability and increasing network coverage, are factors that are making mobile technology a global phenomenon that will soon be available to the vast majority of the world?s population, regardless of age or location.

In India, the total numbers of mobile phone subscribers have reached 930.20 million as of September 2014. The mobile tele-density had increased to 74.55% in September 2014. In the wireless segment, 5.88 million subscribers were added in September 2014.

A report by Swedish mobile network equipment maker Ericsson by 2020, 90% of the world population over 6 years old will have a mobile phone, with number of smartphones reaching 6.1 billion. With positive consumer sentiments and low levels of inflation, consumers will have more money to spend. Majority of the smartphone users change their phones within 12 to 24 months.

With increasing number of users and gadgets per household in India, there will be huge demand for Handset Repair Engineers/Technicians across the nation.

Telecom service providers across India

Handset repair centres across India

Mobile shops across India

Towns and cities across India

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