Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2023/94

POWERGRID and SMSS Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is jointly developing an Autonomous Robot to conduct periodic inspections of Power Substations. The team is seeking passionate and motivated engineers to work in the field of Robot Design Development and Simulation in the project entitled, “Design and Development of Substation Inspection Robot”

Name of the Post: Project Engineer (One)

Salary: INR 31600-2600-78400

Minimum Qualification: B.Tech. /B.E. in Mechanical Engineering/Mechatronics or equivalent + min 3 years' Experience or, M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering. /Robotics or equivalent

Desirable Skillset: Good Knowledge of,

  • Design and Simulation Software, Solidworks/CATIA/Ansys/Abaqus
  • Strong knowledge of Mathematical Modelling of Robots (Kinematics and Dynamics) in MATLAB/SIMSCAPE
  • Having at least 3 to 5 years of experience in Design, Modelling  and Fabrication
  • Prior Experience in Robot development  a plus

Responsibilities: - Responsibilities include,

  • Mechanical Hardware Design of Robotic Systems, Mathematical Modelling and Simulations
  • Structural Optimisation and Design for Manufacturing (DFM)
  • Fabrication and Prototyping

Interested candidates may send their application on plain paper including the details of their complete professional academic record (attach copies of certificates) and work experience to the undersigned on or before 15th May 2023. A Soft copy of the same may also be sent by e-mail ( Online interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates. The applicant must also provide referees' addresses (including E-mail Ids) who can be contacted.


Dr. B. Bhattacharya
Project Coordinator
Deptartment of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur – 16