Technical Associate – Electrical24 Jan 2020
2d ago

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
  • Competencies :

  • 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
  • General :

    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.

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