Bore Well

Minimum Preferably Diploma in Civil/Mechanical Engineering

Certified training for Groundwater Engineering (programme aligned to PSC/Q 00 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

The tasks a Groundwater Engineer is expected to perform include:

Designing detailed bore well extracting and recharging systems

Inspecting and evaluating the concerned sites

Identifying the necessary fixtures and equipment to be used

Following safety regulations and norms

Detailed knowledge of various evaluation and design techniques

Understanding the groundwater table, its flow and its depth

Working knowledge of boring equipment and other necessary tools

In-depth knowledge of designing norms, regulations, codes and terminologies

Detailed understanding of hydraulic principles related to design

Detailed knowledge of hydro-geological principles

Working knowledge of software like Auto

CAD, Water CAD, Microsoft Project

Proficiency in necessary measurements and calculations

Knowledge of English or Hindi and other regional/local languages

Previous on-the-job training

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Decision-making skills

Organizational skills

Balance of desk job and field work

May need to guide a team of Drafting Engineers

Travelling is an integral part of the job

Contractual work is available

Work from home option and part-time work is not available

Working hours

Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Safety regulations and norms need to be meticulously followed

For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

There are numerous studies viz. India Groundwater Governance1, Imminent Water Crisis in India2, India?s Groundwater Challenge and the Way Forward3 that have emphasized the need for groundwater maintenance and quality control. The need for professionals that know how to design and develop bore well systems has increased in the last century in India.

Construction companies

Government bodies like the Central Ground Water Board, Rajasthan Public Service Commission and Ministry of Water Resources

Private companies dealing with hydraulics and water management

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Sardar Patel College of Engineering

Gyanvarsha Institute

Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT)IITs across India

National Institute of Technology

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences

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