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February 04, 2013

PowerGrid (PGCIL) Recruitment 2013 Notification, Form, Eligibility

PowerGrid (PGCIL) Recruitment 2013 Notification, Form, EligibilityPower Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has recently issued recruitment notification 2013 for 160 vacancies: 52 Field Engineer & 108 Field Supervisor in contractual basis. These PGCIL recruitment is being done as a part of the huge requirement of technical manpower for implementation of National Optical Fibre Network Project (NOFN). As per this notification, while the submission of form has already started, the last date to apply online for PGCIL Recruitment 2013 is 28th February 2013.
Click here to download the PGCIL Recruitment 2013 Notification.

What is NOFN project of Power Grid and how to apply for PowerGrid (PGCIL) Recruitment 2013? This is the subject matter of this article. But before that a synopsis on Power Grid Corporation as an organisation.

What is Power Grid Corporation?
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. is the largest transmission utility organisation in India and is one of the largest in the world - accounting for 45% power transmissions in India (the other Indian organisations in this sector being - NTPC, NHPC & NPCI). It is responsible for the inter-state transmission of electricity and the development of national grid.

Power Grid has a pan India presence with around 71,500 Circuit-km of Transmission network and 120 nos. of EHVAC & HVDC sub-stations with a total transformation capacity of 79,500 MVA. Power Grid has consistently maintained the transmission system availability over 99.00% which is at par with the International Utilities. In the recent times, it has also diversified into Telecom business and established a telecom network of more than 20,000 km across the country. You can know more about this PGCIL from this About Us Page.

What is NOFN project of PGCIL?
PGCIL is part of a consortium called Bharat Broadband Network Ltd (BBNL), incorporated on February 25, 2012, with equity participation from the Govt of India, BSNL, Railtel and Powergrid. BBNL has been created to implement National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) to provide broadband connectivity to 247,864 village panchayats, with funding from Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) with initial estimated cost as Rs. 20,000 crore, to be completed in 2 years.

PowerGrid (PGCIL) has been entrusted with the job of development & maintenance of NOFN network in four States viz. Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand & Orissa covering about 36,000 GPs. The
work is to be carried out in about 89 districts covering 1769 blocks across these four States. It has already implemented the Pilot Project in all the 15 Gram Panchayats in Parvada Block at Vizag Dist of Andhra Pradesh.
You can know more about NOFN project of PGCIL in this webpage.

Power Grid current Vacancy Position:
Power Grid Vacancy 2013As said there are 160 vacancies: 52 Field Engineer & 108 Field Supervisor. You can find post-wise, category-wise vacancies in the table at right.

Power Grid Salary for for Field Engineer/Supervisor::
Power Grid is offering salary as a consolidated monthly remuneration as below:

Field Engineer: 1st year: Rs.30,000/-; 2nd Year: Rs.33,000/-
Field Supervisor: 1st year: Rs.23,000/-; 2nd Year: Rs.25,500/-.

Power Grid Field Engineer/Supervisor Eligibility:
Power Grid Field Engineer Eligibility:
Age eligibility (as on 28.02.2013): Max. 29 years (Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule)
Academic Qualification eligibility: Min: 55% marks in B.E/ B.Tech/ B.SC(Engg)/ AMIE in Electronics & Communication Engineering.
Experience: Should have 1-year experience in design/ engineering of Optical Fibre Network, adequate experience of Construction, Testing & Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance, activities of Optical Fibre Network System (SDH/ DWDM/ G-PON/MPLS etc.). Experience in PSU/Listed company particularly in Telecom sector shall be preferred.

Power Grid Field Supervisor Eligibility:
Age eligibility (as on 28.02.2013): Max. 29 years (Age relaxations exists as per Govt rule)
Academic Qualification eligibility: Min: 55% marks in Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering.
Experience: Should have 1-year experience of construction, Testing & Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance activities of Optical Fibre Network System (SDH/DWDM/G-PON/ MPLS etc). Experience in PSU/Listed company particularly in Telecom sector shall be preferred.

Power Grid Field Engineer/Supervisor selection process:
The selection will be on the basis of Personal Interview only. So hone your college days knowledge on your subject as well as get to know more about Power Grid as a company and also its NOFN project.

Power Grid  Field Engineer/Supervisor Online Application form:
Click here to download the Power Grid Field Engineer/Supervisor Recruitment 2013 Application Form!
Power Grid  Field Engineer_Supervisor Recruitment 2013 Application form

How to apply online for Power Grid PowerGrid (PGCIL) Recruitment 2013 has been given in detail in section "How to apply" in page 5 of the Notification. Post submission of online application, you need to send the printout of the application along with other enclosures to following address:
The Chief Manager(HR) / HOP
Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd.
SRTS-I, Regional Headquarters
# 6-6-8/32 & 395e, Kavadiguda Main Road,
Secunderabad – 500080 (Andhra Pradesh)

Hope with above information on notification, form & eligibility for PowerGrid (PGCIL) Recruitment 2013 helps you to apply for the Field Engineer/Supervisor jobs and also get that job easily.

Best wishes!