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POWERGRID Recruitment 2021: Apply for 137 Field Engineers and Field Supervisors Vacancies

PGCIL (POWERGRID Corporation of India Ltd) is recruiting engineers and has 137 job openings in the technical field for Field Engineers and Field Supervisors. Here's everything you need to know about the process.

Chithrakala Babu

What is POWERGRID?

PGCIL (POWERGRID Corporation of India Ltd) is India’s leading electric power transmission company, which owns and operates 90% of the country’s interstate and inter-regional electric power transmission. With 9255 employees and ₹40,106 crore revenue, POWERGRID is one of the “Maharatna” Public Sector Enterprises.

PGCIL is Hiring Engineers

Yes, engineers have a number of job openings since the company has just announced  137 vacancies for Field Engineers and Field Supervisors.

  • Job Role - Field Engineer/Field Supervisor
  • Total Vacancies - 137
  • Job Location - Across India

Experience Required for the FE, FS Posts

  • For Field Engineer - It is expected that applicants possess one year of post-qualification experience in rural electrification (RE)/ distribution management systems (DMS)/ sub-transmissions (ST)/ transmission lines (TLs)/ sub-stations (S/S), etc.

PSU/Listed company experience, particularly in the power sector, shall be preferred.

  • For Field Supervisor: It is expected that applicants possess one-year post qualification experience of construction/ testing and commissioning / electrical works etc. in rural electrification (RE)/ distribution management system (DMS)/ sub-transmission (ST)/ transmission lines (TLs)/ substations (S/S), etc.

PSU/Listed company experience, particularly in the power sector, shall be preferred.

Vacancies and the Offered Salary

Field Engineer (Electrical)

48 Posts

Rs 30,000 -1,20,000/-

 

Field Engineer (Civil)

17 Posts

Rs 30,000 -1,20,000/-

 

Field Supervisor (Electrical)

50 Posts

Rs 23,000-1,05,000/-

Field Supervisor (Civil)

22 Posts

Rs 23,000-1,05,000/-

Who can Apply for POWERGRID Recruitment 2021?

  • Field Engineer (Electrical) and Field Engineer (Civil):

B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Sc. (Engineering)/ BE (Power Engineering) or its equivalent universities with at least 55% for general/OBC(NCL)/EWS and pass marks for SC/ST and PWD candidates.

  • Field Supervisor (Electrical) and Field Supervisor (Civil) :

Three years of full-time training in the Electrical/Civil Engineering (depending on the job profile) discipline from a recognized Technical Board / Institute with a minimum 55% mark for General, OBC (NCL)/EWS, and pass marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Higher technical qualification like B.Tech. / BE / M.Tech. /ME etc., with or without a Diploma is not allowed.

  • The age limit to apply for  2021 POWERGRID Recruitment is 29 years.

How to Apply for POWERGRID Recruitment 2021?

Candidates interested and eligible to apply for any of the stated posts can apply online at POWERGRID India’s official website. The deadline to apply for POWERGRID Recruitment 2021 is 18 September 2021. Make sure to apply in the given time frame to save yourself from late fees and other roadblocks.

Application Fee: For Field Engineers (Electrical/Civil), the application fee is Rs 400, while for Field Supervisors (Electrical/Civil), it is Rs 300.

Important Dates of POWERGRID Recruitment 2021

Opening date of online submission of applications

13.08.2021

online payment of application fees

20.08.2021

Closing date of online submission of applications

27.08.2021 

online payment of application fees

18.09.2021

Cut-off date for the purpose of Upper Age Limit & PostQualification Work Experience

27.08.2021 

Date of screening test/ interview

To be notified

What is the Selection Process for POWERGRID Recruitment 2021?

For Field Engineer, Selection:

  • Interviews will be required of all eligible and shortlisted candidates during the selection process.
  • It is, however, possible that the management will raise the minimum eligibility standards and/or conduct a screening test, ultimately limiting the number of candidates to be called for a personal Interview.
  • The screening test, if conducted, would be used only for elimination and would not contribute to final merit. Test scheme: This test would take an hour, be composed of three sections, and have 10 questions:
  • Technical Knowledge Test – 50 questions based on Engineering syllabuses in relevant disciplines. Aptitude Test – 25 questions on logic, understanding of data, vocabulary, the sufficiency of data, and numerical ability.
  • Each of the questions will be MCQ format with four options and will carry equal weight (1 mark per option) with no negative marking.

For Field Supervisor, Selections:

  • After carefully scrutinizing all applications tied to the eligibility criteria and the desired experience profile, the selection process will be based on screening tests of the candidates found eligible after scrutiny. Candidates who qualify for the screening test will be selected based on their scores in the screening test.
  • The test’s scheme would be as follows and would last 1 hour:
  • Technical Knowledge Test – 50 questions based on the Diploma syllabus.
  • Aptitude Test – 25 questions based on logical reasoning, data interpretation, comprehension, vocabulary, data sufficiency, and numerical ability.

To know more click here and see further details. Stay tuned with Deep Learn for various engineering exam updates and preparation tips. All the best!

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