Sr Farm Engineering Associate – Electrical

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ICRISAT seeks applications for the position ?Senior Farm Engineering Associate ? Electrical? for Corporate Services, Farm and Engineering Services.

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 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.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of electrical acts and rules.
  • Execution of operations, maintenance and repairs as per schedules and Substation shift duties.


  • Diploma  or ITI in Electrical + Wireman permit (CEIG) with minimum 5 years experience
  • Possessing a valid RTA, Light Motor Vehicle (LMV) driving license is preferable
  • Should be able to speak (Telugu, Hindi, and English) & read / write simple English.


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

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 22 March 2024, 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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