The Government of Odisha, Department of Public Enterprises invites application for the post of Director (Operation) who will be positioned at its corporate office at Bhubaneswar in the Scale of Pay: Rs.37400-67000/- with Grade Pay Rs.9000/- with other applicable allowances. Pay protection will be allowed to the officers from the Central or State Governments/CPSEs/State PSUs or any other Government Organization.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director (Operation) is a member of the Board of Directors and reports to Chairman and Managing Director/Managing Director. He shall primarily responsible for the overall planning, operations and control of the Intra-State Transmission. He shall be responsible for entire gamut of Transmission Network and for overall O &M functions of field units, E & MR and associated Techno-commercial activities and industrial connectivity. He shall ensure Transmission System availability by preventive maintenance followed by condition monitoring of the lines and equivalent for evacuation of bulk power from generator to consumer end. He will coordinate with CEA, ERPC, OERC for better planning and coordination. He will introduce new systems, best practices in O&M.
Not exceeding 57(fifty seven) years as on the date of notification of advertisement. For internal candidates the maximum age limit is 58 years. The age of superannuation is 60 years.
The candidate should be an Engineering Graduate in Electrical discipline or equivalent from recognised University/Institution. In addition preference will be given to the candidates having MBA or its equivalent degree from a reputed Business School.
For External Candidates: 20 years of experience with proven performance track record in the relevant functions out of which at least 5 (five) years should be at the level of two positions below the Board of Directors.
For Departmental Candidates: 20 years of experience with proven performance track record in the relevant functions out of which at least 4 (four) years should be at the level of two positions below the Board of Directors (General Manager & above).
The applicant shall furnish the organizational chart indicating his/her current position there in. The experience in power system/utility with emphasis on system studies and transmission network planning, design, operation & maintenance of Transmission System, implementation of best practices and setting standards/codes of practice will be given preference. The incumbent will head the technical wing and be overall in charge of Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the exiting 118 Grid EHV Sub-station and associated lines of 12,334 ckt km.
SCALE OF PAY AND ALLOWANCE:
Rs.37,400-67,000/- with Grade Pay Rs.9,000/- with other applicable allowances. Pay protection will be allowed to the officers from the Central or State Governments/ CPSEs/ State PSUs or any other Government Organization.
TENURE OF APPOINTMENT:
Initially for a period of 3 (three) years subject to extension for another term of maximum up to three years based on performance and as per requirement of the Corporation. However, the contract period shall be limited up to the date of superannuation i.e. 60 years.
Detailed requirement for the position along with the application format is available at the Public Enterprises Department, Government of Odisha website: http://www.orissa.gov.in/publicenterprises/index.htm
Completed application in the prescribed format with enclosures and a passport size photograph should be sent by Speed post/Registered Post to the undersigned to reach within 30 days from the date of Advertisement. Envelope containing the application should be super-scribed as “Application for the post of Director (Operation)”.
Principal Secretary to Govt.
Public Enterprises Department,
Odisha Secretariat, Bhubaneswar-751001