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Sr.Engineer Electrical-Senior Officer


  • Organization: ICRISAT - The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
  • Location: Patancheru
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Technology, Electronics and Mechanics
    • Mechanics and Electronics (Engineering)
  • Closing Date:

Key skills



Upgradation works


Additional/Preferred Skills

33KV License Holder

All Voltage License

Preferred Qualifications

B-tech in Electrical

B-tech EEE

ICRISAT seeks applications for the position “Senior Officer-Electrical Engineer” for ASIA, Farm and Engineering Services. To enable efficient functioning of the Electrical Unit. Should be able to lead a team of electrical staff for providing continuous power supply to the Institute round the clock, monitor the power consumption of the institute closely and take up power saving measures on a continuous basis and update MIS. Coordinate with inter departments in understanding their requirements and arrange necessary support for their Electrical requirements


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. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.


ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit –

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To lead a team of Technicians in repairs, and maintenance of Electrical substation 33KV and 11KV, Transformers, Switch-gears, overhead lines, HVAC system, Diesel Fired Boiler, VAM chiller, Air handling units, Air conditioners, etc.
  • Ensure execution of timely & quality delivery of various works of the Units with all safety guidelines & protocols.
  • Prepare work schedules & PPM activities and ensure they performed in time, and ensure records are maintained.
  • Liaise with Electrical authorities TRANSCO and coordinate with them in Maintaining the Electrical Substation.
  • Ensure good team spirit among teams & client orientation.
  • Engage with inter-disciplinary teams in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ensure the timely completion of work schedules with high quality & efficiency.
  • Should display initiative to be available beyond normal working hours / off days, as and when required in the interest of work.

Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


  • BE/B Tech in Electrical or Electrical and Electronics Engineering with minimum 5/10 years’ experience in the Electrical sections of Heavy industries.
  • Should be well aware of all Preventive and operational maintenance of Transformers and related switch gears, overhead lines, motors, generators etc.
  • Should have thorough knowledge in the maintenance and operations of at least 33Kv / 11Kv sub stations and D.G sets of 500 KVA and above.
  • Should be well versed in reading electrical drawings and executing new installations in co-ordination with other departments.
  • Knowledge of Air conditioning, HVAC systems is desirable.
  • Should have 33KV license
  • Should be willing to stay in campus.


This is a contractual role for a period of 36 months (3 years).


How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 15 May 2023, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer

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