SJVN Limited Recruitment 2023 – Jobs for Engineer Professionals

SJVN Limited is hiring Field Engineers, Field Officers, and other positions on a 3 year fixed tenure basis. Apply now for challenging roles at SJVN’s hydro, solar, and wind power projects across India.


Overview of SJVN Limited

SJVN Limited is Inviting Applications for Field Engineers, Officers, and Other Roles

SJVN Limited, a prestigious Mini Ratna PSU under the Ministry of Power, has opened recruitment for 29 fixed-tenure vacancies in various fields and locations across India. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified, experienced candidates looking for a challenging role in India’s power sector.

SJVN Limited is a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh. Incorporated in 1988, SJVN has grown from a single-state, single-project company to a diversified Maharatna PSU with operations across India.

Name of OrganizationSJVN Limited
PostsField Engineer, Field Officer
DisciplinesElectrical, Civil, Mechanical
Number of Vacancies29
LocationsAcross India
Nature of AppointmentFixed Tenure (3 years extendable to 5 years)
SalaryRs. 80,000 to Rs. 1,18,000 per month + allowances
Upper Age Limit35 to 45 years
QualificationEngineering graduation in relevant branch + experience
Experience Required6 to 14 years
Selection ProcessOnline application, document verification, interview
Application FeeRs. 590 (waived for reserved categories)
Important DatesCommencement – 25th Sept 2023
Last Date – 15th Oct 2023

Key details about SJVN’s job openings:

  • Positions: Field Engineer (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical), Field Officer (Official Language, Finance & Accounts)
  • Locations: Projects across Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other states
  • Duration: 3 years fixed tenure contract, extendable up to 5 years based on performance
  • Upper Age Limit: 35 to 45 years depending on post and experience
  • Last Date to Apply: 15th October 2023

Key facts about SJVN:

  • Installed capacity of over 2000 MW comprising hydro, wind, and solar power projects
  • Ambitious vision to achieve 25000 MW by 2030 and 50,000 MW by 2040
  • Portfolio of around 56000 MW under development and planning stages
  • Operates the 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station – India’s largest hydro project
  • Mini Ratna and Schedule A PSU with strong financials and growth plans

SJVN is engaged in conventional and renewable energy generation and power transmission. The company has a shared vision of powering the nation with a sustainable and environment-friendly energy mix.

Available Positions and Eligibility Criteria

SJVN has announced job openings for the following positions:

  1. Field Engineer (Electrical, Civil) – 8 Vacancies
  • Educational Qualification: Full-time B.E/B.Tech in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics/Civil Engineering.
  • Experience Required:
    • 14 years for candidates up to 45 years
    • 10 years for candidates up to 36 years
    • 6 years for candidates up to 35 years
  • Nature of Experience: Engineering, Construction, Contracting, Operations, and Maintenance of Transmission Lines and Sub Stations.
  1. Field Officer (Official Language) – 2 Vacancies
  • Educational Qualification: 2 years full-time postgraduate degree in Hindi with English as a subject.
  • Experience Required:
    • 14 years for candidates up to 45 years
    • 10 years for candidates up to 36 years
    • 6 years for candidates up to 35 years
  • Nature of Experience: Implementation of the government’s official language policy, translation work, and terminology.
  1. Field Officer (Finance & Accounts) – 4 Vacancies
  • Educational Qualification: CA, ICWA, MBA Finance
  • Experience Required:
    • 14 years for candidates up to 45 years
    • 10 years for candidates up to 36 years
    • 6 years for candidates up to 35 years
  • Nature of Experience: Finance and Accounting roles
  1. Field Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil) – 15 Vacancies
  • Educational Qualification: Full-time B.E/B.Tech in Electrical/Electrical & Electronics/Mechanical/Civil Engineering
  • Experience Required:
    • 14 years for candidates up to 45 years
    • 10 years for candidates up to 36 years
    • 6 years for candidates up to 35 years
  • Nature of Experience: Contracting, Commercial, Construction, O&M of Solar or Wind Power Projects. At least 5 years experience in projects over 2 MW capacity.

Interested candidates should have minimum qualifying work experience in public sector companies, the power sector, or reputed private organizations.

Relaxation in experience will be provided to SC/ST candidates as per government rules.

Selection Process for SJVN Recruitment

SJVN will conduct a screening process comprising:

  • Online Application and Fee Payment
  • Document Verification
  • Personal Interview

Selected candidates will be informed about the date, time, and venue of the interview. No other selection tests will be conducted.

Candidates called for personal interviews will be reimbursed AC 2-tier train fare or bus fare.

How to Apply for SJVN Recruitment 2023

Eligible candidates can apply online from 25th September 2023 onwards on SJVN’s career page at the link provided below. Applications submitted in any other format will not be accepted.

Keep these documents handy before starting the online application process:

  • Valid Email ID, mobile number
  • Scanned passport photo and signatures in JPEG format
  • Educational qualification certificates
  • Experience certificates
  • Caste/Disability certificate if applying under reserved category
  • Online payment ready for application fee of Rs. 590 (waived for SC/ST/PWD candidates)

Submit the form before 15th October 2023 along with payment receipt and supporting documents to the address:

O/o DGM (Recruitment) SJVN Limited Shakti Sadan, Corporate Head Quarters
Shanan, Shimla, HP – 171006

For any queries, contact the SJVN recruitment team at the above address.

SJVN Pay Scale and Allowances

Selected candidates will be offered a fixed remuneration corresponding to their years of experience:

  • Field Engineer/Officer with 14 years experience: Rs. 1,18,000 per month
  • Field Engineer/Officer with 10 years experience: Rs. 97,000 per month
  • Field Engineer/Officer with 6 years experience: Rs. 80,000 per month

Other benefits include:

  • Additional project location allowance up to 100% of fixed pay
  • Annual increment from 3% to 5% based on performance
  • 30 days earned leave per year, encashable during the contract period
  • Medical insurance coverage up to Rs. 10 lakhs for self and family

Those posted at difficult locations like Arunachal Pradesh will get substantial location allowances. Overall, SJVN offers a lucrative salary package with multiple monetary and non-monetary benefits.


SJVN has announced close to 30 job openings on a fixed 3-year tenure basis. Electrical, civil, and mechanical engineers and finance professionals can apply for Field Engineer and Field Officer vacancies at SJVN’s project offices across India.

Interested candidates should have the requisite qualifications and experience. Excellent remuneration, site allowances, and other benefits are on offer.

Visit SJVN’s website for details on the recruitment process, documents required and selection methodology. Apply online from 25th September 2023 to 15th October 2023 for these positions. Join SJVN’s exciting journey as a leading Asian power utility!

SJVN 2023 Official Notification

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the positions available at SJVN?

Field Engineers, Field Officers in electrical, civil, and mechanical disciplines.

When is the last date to apply?

The last date is 15th October 2023.

What is the salary for a Field Engineer? 

Salary ranges from Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 1.18 lakhs per month plus site allowances.

What documents are required for the SJVN application?

Qualification certificates, experience certificates, and ID proof are required.


This blog post is meant for informational purposes only and is based on the SJVN recruitment notification and advertisement in the public domain. The content provided does not constitute official advice by SJVN Limited. For full details on eligibility criteria, application process, selection methodology and other terms and conditions, candidates must refer to the official SJVN website and advertisement. The blog author and publisher will not be responsible for any claims arising out of the use of the information shared here. Candidates are advised to apply based on their qualification and experience matching the official criteria by SJVN. Apply at your own discretion.

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