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DAS Set-top Box Installer and Service Technician

Aliases: DAS Set-Top Box Installer and Service Technician

Industry/Sector(s): Electronics and HW


JOB DESCRIPTION 

The tasks a DAS Set-Top Box Installer and Service Technician is expected to perform include:

  • Installing Set-top boxes at customers’ premises

  • Addressing the field serviceable complaints

  • Coordinating with the technical team for activation of new connections

  • Providing after sales service for Digital Addressable System (DAS) type

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • It is not a desk job

  • Work from home is not available

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

  • Local travelling is part of this job role

  • Need not handle a team

Working hours
  • Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week
  • Overtime is common
  • Shift system may be applicable

 

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 
  • Minimum– Preferably 8th standard pass
  • Certified training for DAS Set-top Box Installer and Service Technician (programme aligned to ELE/Q8102 released by Electronics Sector Skills Development Council)

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 

  • Knowledge of basics of Digital TV signal distribution through HFC network including elements of fibre, coaxial chain and devices such as nodes, amplifier, taps, splitter, etc., from head ends to input point of consumer premises for DAS

  • Familiarity with functions of the set top box and remote control

  • Basic knowledge of input/output functions and block diagram of the set top box

  • Knowledge of specifications of different kind of inputs available on TV sets such as RF, AV, RGB, VGA, USB and HDMI

  • Knowledge of frequently occurring faults, causes and solutions

  • Familiarity with the concepts of modulation, demodulation, encryption, decryption, decoding, signal ingress, cross modulation, tuning, amplifying, coupling, attenuation, equalisation, digitising, etc., and their purposes

  • Knowledge of Quality of Service (QoS) and End of Line (EoL) parameters and optimum range as specified by IS13420

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

  • Parameters for digital signals, viz., MER, BER, C/N, CTV and CSO

  • Safety precautions

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

  • Technical institutes across India

  • ITIs across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Helper → DAS Set-Top Box Installer and Service Technician → Supervisor

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • For freshers – ` 5,000 to ` 8,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - ` 9,000 to ` 15,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Two years as helper for 8th/9th standard passed

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

DTH Service Provider companies

 

KEYWORDS 

  • STB Installer

  • STB Repair

  • STB Service

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157422.1203DAS Set-top Box Installer and Service Technician
ISCO 20087421 Electronic Mechanics and Servicers
NIC 200895120Repair of communication equipment
QP ReferenceELE/Q8102DAS Set-top Box Installer and Service Technician
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