Civil Engineer, Irrigation, Irrigation Engineer, Civil Engineer

Minimum ? Preferably Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

Will be updated

The tasks a Civil Engineer, Irrigation is expected to perform include:Planning, organizing and supervising construction of dams

Supervising maintenance of dams and other buildings

Assisting geologists and other engineers in constructing barrages, canals, tunnels, etc.Collecting data on course of water, topography, nearby villages, agricultural lands, men and materials, etc.Consulting with geologist to select a site

Drawing out preliminary sketches and general financial implications

Estimating and arranging for materials, machinery, etc. with assistance of the draftsman

Getting cofferdams or other devices for diverting water

Supervising the laying of concrete in foundation, masonry work, digging of canals, etc.Controlling quality of concrete by getting cubes tested at every stage of construction

Getting sluice gates erected, pipe line of power house laid and machinery installed

Checking work to ensure conformity with specifications

Calling tenders and awarding work to contractors

Undertaking construction of staff quarters, office buildings, approach roads, etc.

Skilled in practical application of engineering principles, techniques and procedures

Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in construction

Ability to undertake repairing processes of the dam

Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles

Efficient in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, models, etc.Knowledge of business and management principles

Skilled in strategic planning, resource allocation, co-ordination of people, etc.Knowledge of economic and accounting principles/practices

Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies and procedures

Proficient in maintaining health and safety standards

Knowledge of chemical composition, structure and properties of substances

Will be updated

Good communication skills

Problem solving skills

Team player

Attention to detail

Leadership skills


Analytical skills

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Local travelling is part of the job

Supervising a team of trainees or junior engineers is required

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Overtime maybe required

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, construction materials, etc.Occupational hazards include physical strain, mental stress, accidents and injury to body while using sharp tools and equipment, etc.

For freshers ? INR 15,000 to INR 30,000 per month For candidates with experience ? INR 35,000 to INR 50,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Rising Demand of Civil Engineers in the Indian Agriculture Sector

According to the India Brand Equity Foundation, the Indian agriculture sector accounts for 18 per cent of India's gross domestic product (GDP) and employs just a little less than 50 per cent of the country's workforce. This sector has made considerable progress in the last few decades with its large resources of land, water and sunshine. India is presently the world's largest producer of pulses and the second largest producer of rice and wheat.

The country is also the largest producer, consumer and exporter of spices and spice products in the world and overall in farm and agriculture outputs, it is ranked second. From canned, dairy, processed, frozen food to fisheries, meat, poultry and food grains and the Indian agro industry has plenty of areas to choose for business.

There is a huge demand of core professions group comprising Civil Engineers, Architects and Planners in the agriculture sector of India. To deliver potential agricultural space and planned infrastructure in irrigation and other facilities, Indian agriculture sector needs nearly 4 million Civil Engineers over the next decade. These factors indicate a steep rise in the demand and widespread employment generation for Civil Engineers, Irrigation and other related engineering jobs across India.

Farms across India

Infrastructure sector, both public and private


Job openings are available in Tier II and Tier III cities