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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education

Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Kushal Kumar Dey
Profession – Elect/MCM at Indian Airforce
Designation – Elect/MCM
Organisation Airforce
Age – 54
CityJalpaiguri
Work Experience (Years) – 25 years
Under-Graduation – B.Com., A.C.College of Commerce, Jalpaiguri
Professional Qualification – I.T.I Course

Please give us a summary of your Career.

I first joined as an electrician in Siliguri in 1990. Then after working there for a few years, I got a job at the air force base. I joined there as an electrician. Presently, I am designated as an Elect/MCM. But, I reached this level with my hard work. My job responsibility is to control all the power stations. My job is also to head my team and supervise other’s work. I have been working here for 25 years.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.

I work 8 hours a day. I also have night shifts sometimes. At times, there are urgent calls i.e., emergency office calls during off days and holidays. It’s also my responsibility to supervise my junior team.


Average Income for a Electrical Engineer in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
7-9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
6 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Often
Does your work require you to travel?
Rarely
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Often
How would you consider the job security for a Electrical Engineer?
Very Secure
Would you consider being a Electrical Engineer Risky?
Not Risky

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance as a Electrical Engineer?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of a Electrical Engineer?
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What are the different ways of entering as a Electrical Engineer?

You just need a degree in electrical engineering.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
As it should be
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Ok
How would you describe your co-workers?
Ok
Generally speaking, your work is
Field Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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Importance of Education in Your Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success of this Profession?
Yes
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
Yes
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
Ok

Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions by being sensitive and cooperative to others feelings
Fourth Personality Trait – I  Prefer to be organised and stick to plan
Fifth Personality Trait – I Prefer routine and stable life
Sixth Personality Trait – I Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – I Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

The person who is organised, self-disciplined, cooperative and compassionate are the best one who gets successful in this profession.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?

Some of the positives, which would encourage someone to consider this career are as follows:
Firstly, as the individuals are centrally recruited, the job is very secure.
Secondly, the income is good. We also receive a large number of incentives.
Thirdly, after retirement, there is an assured flow of income known as a pension.
Fourthly, the work culture is very nice.
Fifthly, it gives a sense of pride as you are being linked to the airforce. The force which is bestowed with the responsibility to control the air traffic of the whole country.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?

Some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering this job are as follows:
Firstly as it is a transferable job. Often, I will be  transferred and sent to the interior or remote parts of the country. Thus, it becomes very difficult to survive after leaving the luxurious city life.
Secondly, if an urgent situation pops up,  you might be called up even when you are on your holiday.


Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
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General Information of your Profession/Business

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Very Difficult
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Difficult
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?

I would like to choose sthe ame career.