Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Minimum ? Bachelor?s degreein Electrical Engineering

Minimum experience of up to 4 years in relevant area

The tasks an Electrical Engineer, General is expected to perform include:

Planning, designing and supervising manufacture of various electrical machinery and equipment

Overseeing the installation, testing, operation and maintenance of various electrical wiring, circuits, electrical components, etc.

Planning layout of work and equipment

Directing preparation of sketches, detailed drawings and writing diagrams

Specifying the method in which construction material is to be used

Preparing or checking estimates of cost of material and labour

Supervising construction and installation or erection work

Providing necessary technical advice at every stage of progress

Inspecting completed work to ensure efficient operation

Following the prescribed specifications and safety standards

Maintaining and repairing necessary electrical apparatus and equipment

Ability to produce and interpret technical diagrams

Knowledge of installation and testing electrical systems

Aware of various construction methodologies

Familiar with standard codes for construction and electrical activity, prescribed by the government and otherwise

Knowledge of material requirement and cost estimation techniques

Knowledge of testing and maintaining equipment

Not applicable



Manual dexterity

Excellent problem solving skills

Leadership qualities

Ability to work under pressure


Team player

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

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

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include injury to body by equipment and tools, if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 27,000 to INR 61,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Manufacturing Sector in India

According to a report by Mckinsey and Company, India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025. There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs, by 2025.

The Government of India has taken several initiatives to promote a healthy environment for the growth of manufacturing sector in the country. Some of the notable initiatives and developments are:

The government has an ambitious plan to locally manufacture as many as 181 products India currently imports at a cost of at least US$ 18.1 billion. The construction industry is an important indicator of the development. It has contributed an estimated6708billion to the national GDP in 2011-12 (a share of around9%).

As the manufacturing and construction sectors grow, so will the opportunities in these sectors, like for Electrical Engineers.

Manufacturing units across sectors

IT companies

Infrastructure development companies

Construction companies

Cities and towns across India