ICRISAT seeks applications from young and dynamic candidates for the position of Technical Associate Electrical under Farm & Engineering Services of Asia Program.
This position is based at ICRISAT- Patancheru, Telangana.
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world.
ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.
ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa.
ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see .
Job Responsibilities :
To operate, repair and maintain all the electrical equipment and installations up to 33KV and captive Generators up to 1500KVA.
Maintenance of 11KV and 415V overhead lines
Undertaking Connection, testing and commissioning of all types of relevant research equipment’s and utility switchgears like ACBs, VCBs, MOCBs, BOCBs, etc.
Mechanical maintenance and repairs of HVAC, Electro-mechanical equipment like seed processing, seed drying, plant equipment and laundry, kitchen equipment and evaporative coolers
To execute jobs of wiring and new installations
To carry out jobs as per the daily work schedule, and report the progress
To assist in providing uninterrupted power supply
Execution of operations, maintenance and repairs as per schedules and in shifts
Follow safety and quality standards
Capable of mobilizing and transporting resources during break-downs independently
Should be willing to stay at site for attending emergencies after office hours and on holidays
Essential Criteria :
Minimum 5-6 years of related experience in similar work environment
SSC with Diploma or ITI in Electrical + Wireman permit (CEIG)
Possession of a valid RTA, Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) driving license is preferable
Candidates below the age of 40 years will be preferred
Knowledge of Electrical Acts and rules
Must be able to speak (Telugu, Hindi, and English) & read / write simple English
Should be a good team player and be able to adapt to working in multicultural team
This is a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) position for three years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.