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Contract Officer Telephone

Aliases: Telephone Technician, Telecom Engineer, Telephone Engineer

Industry/Sector(s): Telecom


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Contract Officer, Telephone is expected to perform include:

  • Scrutinising requests for telephones, executing contracts, preparing estimates and arranging stores, etc.
  • Installing new telephone connections and supervising installation, removing and servicing of subscribers' apparatus
  • Scrutinising requests from intending subscribers for installing new telephone connections, extensions and other telecommunication facilities
  • Preparing estimates of material required for installation, removal and servicing of telephone apparatus
  • Organising required personnel and supervising installation
  • Conducting operating tests on circuits and relays to ensure proper functioning
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is not a desk job and requires moving from one place to another
  • The role does not involve team handling
  • Local traveling is required on the job
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Work is usually for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day
  • Some companies have shift work
  • The role may include working on weekends and holidays
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and One Arm (OA)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 6

Minimum – Diploma/VOC in telecommunication

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  • In-depth knowledge of setting up phone connections and apparatus
  • Knowledge of conducting tests on circuits and relays
  • Working knowledge on installation and maintenance of telephones and related equipment
  • Knowledge of multiple phone systems
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Not applicable

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 8
  • L N Welingkar institute of Management Development & Research
  • IMTS – Institute Management and Technical Studies
  • Engineering and polytechnic colleges across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 9

Contract Officer, Telephone Telephone Inspector SupervisorTelecommunication Manager General Manager Communication Director Communication

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 11
  • For candidates with 1 to 5 years’ experience –  7,000 to  20,000 per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years’ experience –  20,000 and above per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 2

Preferably prior work experience/training in telephone installation and repair required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 14
  • Telecom companies
  • Private contract employers
  • Private and government telephone companies
  • Large organizations that have in-house telephone technical teams for offices/plants/factories
KEYWORDS 11
  • Telecom Technician
  • Telephone Installation
  • Telephone Maintenance
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1330.0200 Contract Officer Telephone
ISCO 2008 1330 Information and Communication Technology Services Manager
NIC 2008 61101; 61102 Activities of basic telecom services: telephone, telex and telegraph (includes the activities of STD/ISD booths); Maintenance of telecom network
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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