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Mechanic (Electrical Electronics Instrumentation)

Aliases: Equipment Mechanic

Industry/Sector(s): Infrastructure Equipment


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Mechanic (Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation) is expected to perform include: 
  • Supporting equipment operation
  • Conducting inspections and preventive maintenance
  • Installing, maintaining and repairing electrical and related equipment, etc.
  • Providing guidance and on-the-job training to juniors
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • The candidate will supervise a team of helpers
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available 
Working hours
  • Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company
  • Overtime may be required
  • Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Preferably ITI/Diploma in electrical/electronic/instrumentation
  • Certified training for Mechanic (Electrical, Electronic/Instrumentation) (programme aligned to IES/Q1105 job released by Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of techniques to rectify the fault in electrical/electronics/instrumentation of the infrastructure equipment 
  • Knowledge of circuit diagrams 
  • Skilled in using fault diagnostic equipment to investigate the problem 
  • Knowledge of methods to maintain different types of batteries 
  • Knowledge of repair and refitting techniques 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Training in electrical/electronic/instrumentation 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

ITIs across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 5

Helper → Mechanic (Electrical/Electronic/Instrumentation)  → Process Supervisor → Plant Supervisor → Plant Manager

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For freshers - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Minimum experience of at least 2 years in electrical/electronic/instrumentation maintenance

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 2

Infrastructure units 

KEYWORDS 
  • Mechanic (Electrical/Electronic/Instrumentation)
  • Equipment Mechanic
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015    
ISCO 2008    
NIC 2008    
QP Reference    
NSQF    
REFERENCES 
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