Technical Associate – Heavy Machinery Operator

3 - 5 Years
Hyderabad

Job Description

Farm Associate Heavy Machinery Operator

ICRISAT seeks application for the position of Farm Associate Heavy Machinery Operator
under Farm & Engineering Services of Asia Program. This position will be based at ICRISATs Headquarters in Patancheru, Hyderabad, India.
ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.
ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Operate Heavy Machinery on day-to-day basis, such as Dozer, Grader, Dumpers, Loaders, Backhoe, Water Tanker etc.
Attend daily servicing of machinery, record all information on duty-slip viz., Work done, machinery breakdown report etc.
Should have the initiative to attend to minor repairs of equipment in the field.
Keep work area and machinery/equipment clean by collecting and disposing of scrap, excess materials, and refuse.
Provide timely feedback to the Supervisor on work done / breakdowns, if any.
Assist the Supervisor in transportation of field inputs as and when necessary.
Assist Heavy Machinery workshop personnel in repair of associated machineries.
Should show initiative to be available beyond normal working hours / off days, as and when required.
Assist the Supervisor in seasonal maintenance / calibration of machinery.
Perform the other farm related duties as and when Supervisor instructs.

COMPENTENCIES:
Diploma in Agriculture with minimum 2yrs experience / ITI-Diesel Mechanic with minimum 3 yrs experience/ SSC with minimum 5yrs experience
Should be able to speak (Telugu, Hindi, and English) & read / write simple English
Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience in Heavy machinery operation
Experience in tractor/ equipment operation is an added advantage
Valid RTA driving license of Heavy machinery, Light Motor Vehicle (LMV)

General:

This is a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) position for three years renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institutes continuing need for the position.
How to apply:
Applicants should apply on or before 16-August-2019, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer


Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Agriculture / Dairy

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INTERNATIONAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR THE SEM I ARID TROPICS (ICRISAT)

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.
ICRISAT is headquartered in Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and five country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, established in 1972, is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. For more details, see www.icrisat.org.
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