BSNL TTA/JE Career, Job profile, Growth opportunities
BSNL has recently issued notification for Telecom Technical Assistant or Junior Engineer post which is a group C-level post. It is a dream Job for all diploma holders of Electronic, Telecommunication, Electrical, Radio, Computers, Instrumentation and Information Technology. BSNL is fully government Public sector undertaking. Hence selected candidates would have highest Job security. Those who want to apply for the post may be curious to know about the career growth of JE.
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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is the largest Telecom sector PSU of Government of India. It has the presence in everywhere in our Country. So there is a high probability that you may get posting in your hometown. This is the biggest advantage Junior Engineer (Erstwhile TTA) Job.
TTA career in BSNL
Candidates need to appear online JE examination to become a TTA. After successful selection in the exam, candidates are called for medical examination. A medical test is done at respective government hospitals in each circle. It’s a common medical fitness test and almost all selected candidates easily clear it without any hurdle.
After completing all formalities successful candidates are called for 10 weeks training. During the training period, the employees are paid the stipend for 10 weeks. After the completion of training, the candidates are allotted the posting and appointed provisionally as JE. After completion of two years, the candidate is appointed as permanent Junior Engineer. The different job profiles for Junior Engineer are described as below. Junior Engineer (Telecom) has a wide scope of working, the various sections where they may be posted are as follows.
Here they are responsible for maintaining the Optical Fiber, he has to assist a team under the guidance of his superior to restore the fault. Here a Junior Engineer has scope to learn about different transmission architectures, technologies and commissioning various systems.
The outdoor section provides New Landline connections/ Broadband connections, WLL connections, monitoring the faults maintaining the UG cable, providing customer care.
Optical Fiber System Maintenance
BSNL has largest Optical Fiber network in India. Most of these optical fiber routes carry very high data & voice traffic. Hence employees post here has to look after the all maintenance activity related optical fiber routes.
BSNL uses the best software for product & service, material & manpower management. This profile is similar to software job. It is a right place for Electronics, Computer & IT diploma holders to work.
Mobile communication is the best field to work for fresh graduates or diploma holders. Mobile communication technologies are changing very fast and hence telecom service providers have to upgrade their network according to demand & competition in the market. So candidates posted here to get the knowledge & work exposure of newest mobile technology in minimum time.
This is an indoor job and here a Junior Engineer is required to maintain the Switching and operation under his exchange. Generally, there can be more than one exchange connected to the switch, JE is responsible for taking the exchange backup and troubleshooting and daily routine jobs which include monitoring the status of all the exchanges connected to it, creating and deleting Landline telephone numbers etc.
Broadband or the Internet
This is core area where a Junior Engineer works with routers and complex databases which provide data services for BSNL. The job profile includes programming complex routers DSLAMs, configuring VPN (Virtual private network) monitoring the connectivity with next level switches.
Apart from above-mentioned areas or sections, newly recruited TTAs can be posted in Computer, Network maintenance, Marketing, Customer service centers etc. So we can say that Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited provides nice job exposures to the fresh diploma holders.
BSNL JE Career Growth
Here is the post hierarchy from JE onwards in BSNL.
JE or TTA ->JTO -> SDE -> DE -> DGM
Junior Engineer gets the chance to appear in internal departmental competitive examination for JTO after completion of 5 years of service as a JE. Junior Telecom Officers also get the chance to appear in Departmental exam for SDE post after completing 3 years of service as a JTO. Promotions from SDE onwards is made on the basis of availability of vacant post in higher grades or post. However, time bound financial up-gradation is done after every 5 years.
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