APEPDCL recruitment 2019 for 2859 vacancies in the post of Energy Assistant (Junior Lineman grade II) is hereby notified by the Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Ltd. Pursuant to the notification, APEPDCL invites applications from eligible candidates. Links to apply online have been made available at apeasternpower.com as well as gramasachivalayam.ap.gov.in, which is the same website where AP Grama Sachivalayam recruitment 2019 was announced for 1.3 lakh + vacancies earlier this month. The last date to apply online for APEPDCL recruitment is August 17, 2019.
The number of vacancies is divided among the five districts Srikakulam with 679 vacancies, Vizianagaram with 528 vacancies, Visakhapatnam with 550 vacancies, Rajamahendravaram having 583 vacancies, and Eluru having 519 vacancies. Further in them, the vacancies are split among village secretariat and ward secretariat. Srikakulam has 592 village secretariat and 87 ward secretariat vacancies, Vizianagaram has 437 and 91, Visakhapatnam has 277 and 273, Rajamahendravaram has 476 and 107, and Eluru has 395 and 124 village secretariat and ward secretariat vacancies respectively.
The post is open for male candidates only. Applicant is required to be between 18 to 35 years old (as on July 1, 2019); age relaxation of 5 years is applicable on SC, ST, BC candidates. With regards to required educational qualification the APEPDCL recruitment notification 2019 says “SSC/10th Class with ITI qualification in Electrical Trade/Wireman trade or intermediate vocational course in Electrical Domestic Appliances and Rewinding (EDAR) and Electrical Wiring & Contracting (EWC) on par with Electrical Wiring and Servicing of Electrical Appliances (EW & SEA) from a recognized Institution/Board” (will be eligible).
Application fee to participate in the recruitment is Rs 200. An additional fee of Rs 100 shall apply per district wherever applicant is applying to more than one district or circle.
Photograph with signature has to be scanned and uploaded. It should be done in such a way that that the space for photograph is 3.5 cm by 4.5 cm, and below that, 1.5 cm space should be for signature. The entire image of 3.5 cm by 6 cm needs to uploaded in jpg format, not exceeding 50kb size.
Call letters will be issued from August 25 to 31, 2019. Then pole climbing, meter reading, cycling tests will be held from September 3 to 7, 2019. Then list of selected candidates will be published on September 15, 2019. Thereafter APEPDCL will send appointment letters on September 16, 2019. Selected candidates need to report to EEs / Operation for the orientation on September 25, 2019. The orientation program will take place on September 26 and 27, 2019. Reporting at village / ward secretariats will be on September 30, 2019. Duties at the assigned place shall start on October 2, 2019.
Energy Assistant (Junior Lineman Grade II) recruitment comprises of a selection process wherein applicants will get marks out of 100, with 80 marks on their score obtained in SSC, and maximum 20 marks for in-service experience in APDISCOMs as contract workers; one (1) mark for every six months. On basis of this merit, candidates will be called for pole climbing, meter reading, cycling tests in the ratio of 1:3. Energy Assistants recruited through this notification will be posted to work in Village / Ward Secretariats in various districts that come under APEPDCL.