Lineman performs erection, maintenance, and repairs on the electrical overhead transmission, distribution and underground distribution system. Power linemen work on electrically energized (live) and de-energized (dead) power lines.
The incumbent in the job will construct and erect steel, wood, laminate and concrete poles, structures and other related hardware. They install, overhead and underground powerlines and cables, and other associated equipment such as insulators, conductors, lightning arrestors, switches, transformers and lighting systems.
The individual operates, maintains and tests the switch gears, circuit breakers, relays. Carries out installation, maintenance & repair works of Electrical AC/ DC machinery, lighting circuits and equipments used in industries (HT/LT); diagnoses fault finding of these machines & is responsible for repairing and maintenance. Performs wiring & earthing; knows about the working of LT and HT switch- gears and protective relays, monitoring system for power generation. Plans and organizes assigned work and detects & resolve issues during execution.
Under supervision carries out GIS mapping of power distribution assets and line path capturing longitude and latitude of every asset’s location.
Substation attendant maintains all indoor and outdoor equipment in good operating condition. He prepares daily log sheet on an hourly basis to note down all electrical parameters, energy readings, etc. He maintains general diary for all activities being carried out for repair and maintenance, and issues PTW to give the shutdown to O&M staff and similarly restores the supply after getting clearance from them. He also coordinates with system control, load dispatch center for load flow management and conducts periodical shedding if required.
An Electrician does all types of wiring for households, is involved in troubleshooting and repair of electrical faults in existing wiring and other activities such as troubleshooting, replacing, repairing and maintaining common electrical equipments such as ceiling fans, tube light fittings, electric iron, geyser, motors, inverters, stabilizers water pumps etc.
The individual at work inspects the defect/condition of distribution transformer and takes up its repair to make it functional in the work shop.
Fits, assembles, installs, maintains and repairs electrical machinery equipments/ precision instruments and fittings in industrial and residential premises as per drawings and other specifications. Operates boilers, turbines, generators, and auxiliary equipment at power generating plants to produce electricity, attends switches and switchgear etc.
The incumbent in the job will oversee and carryout inspections, also perform repair and maintenance of poles, overhead and underground powerlines and cables, substations, etc. They attend to customer breakdown complaints and requests, releasing and restoring connections. They lead a team of linemen and technical helpers in conducting the above work.
Operates steam powered turbine which drives generators for producing electricity. Starts turbine by opening valve for supply of steam into turbine to rotate turbine wheels; runs turbine at low speed for pre-determined length of time and notifies the Switch Board Operator when ready to run turbine at full working speed; increases speed of turbine and ensures that automatic regulator maintains correct working speed; notifies Switch-Board Operator that turbine can be synchronised with other power units in plant.
The incumbent in the job will carry our equipment upkeep, material and equipment transportation, cable laying and other activities to support erection and maintenance of power poles, structures, overhead and underground powerlines and cables, etc. They will help in fixing nuts and bolts and other mechanical support to the Lineman as well.
Wireman, Light and Power installs various kinds of electrical wiring such as cleat, conduit, casing, concealed etc. in houses, factories, workshops and other establishments for light and power supply. Studies diagram and plan of wiring and marks light, power and other points accordingly. Fixes wooden pegs, sizes tubes, saws casings, etc. by common carpentry fitting and other processes, according to type of wiring needed. Erects switch boards and fixes switch box casings cleats, conduits ceiling roses, switches, meters etc. according to type and plan of wiring. Draws wire in two way or three-way wiring system as prescribed and makes electrical connections through plugs and switches to different points exercising great care for safety and avoiding short circuit and earthing at any stage of wiring. Fixes fuses and covers as per diagram and insulates all naked wires at diversions and junctions to eliminate chances of short circuit and earthing. Fits light brackets, holders, shades, tube and mercury lights, fans etc, and makes electrical connection as necessary. Tests checks installed wiring for leakage and continuity using megger, removes faults if any and certifies wiring as correct for connecting mains. Checks existing wiring for defects and restores current supply by replacing defective switches, plug sockets, blown fuse etc. or removing short circuits and faulty wiring as necessary. May repair simple electrical domestic appliances.