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Engineer – Power Distribution

Aliases: Electrical Engineer

Industry/Sector(s): Power


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Engineer – Power Distribution​​​​ is expected to perform include:

  • Overlooking all installation related activities including erection and commissioning of power distribution systems​
  • Supervising and maintaining the power distribution system ​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • May need to han​​dle a team of 
  • Local travelling may be a part of this ​job role
  • Part-time work and contractual j​obs may not be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours

  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization​
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • ​Preferably, BE/B.Tech. (electrical)
  • Certified training for Engineer – Power Distribution (programme aligned to PSS/Q7001​ released by Power Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • ​Well-versed in performing engineering and co-ordination activities as and when required​
  • Knowledge of power distribution system installation​
  • Proficient in substation erection and commissioning​​
  • Knowledge of network layout, schematic and design drawing of substation​​​
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Time management skills 
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills​
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
Colleges offering engineering across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.iitbbs.ac.in/btech-curriculum-elective-electrical.php​
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Helper → Technician ​ Operator Engineer – Power Distribution → Supervisor → Project Manager

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For new entrants - Rs 41,600 to Rs 58,300 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
Some organizations hire new entrants too
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
Power units
KEYWORDS 
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineer – Power Distribution​
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152151.0302
Engineer – Power Distribution
ISCO 20082151
Electrical Engineers
NIC 200842202; 35109​
Construction/erection and maintenance of power, telecommunication and
transmission lines; 
Collection and distribution of electric energy to households, industrial, commercial and other users n.e.c.​
QP Reference PSS/Q7001
Engineer – Power Distribution
NSQFLevel 6Not available
REFERENCES 
1​http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Engineer-Power-Distribution.pdf
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-2.pdf
4https://www.naukri.com/job-listings-Electrical-Engineer-Substation-220-KV-BRAINHUNT-CONSULTANTS-PRIVATE-LIMITED-Ujjain-Bhopal-Raipur-5-to-10-years-010317005120?src=seo_srp&sid=14885652431729&xp=5&qp=cable%20laying&srcPage=s​
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