Project engineer – Primary substation job at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Hitachi Energy

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great InnovationThe Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The INOPC team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Your responsibilities
Preparation of all Primary Engineering Deliverables. Experience in handling complete Engineering deliverables for HV, MV AIS & GIS projects, Exposure to International experience & Standards IEC, IEEE & AS.
Substation layouts and section drawings preparation for budgetary offers / tenders / projects based on customer specification.
Basic understanding of secondary design aspects of substations, such as CT VT Sizing, Cable sizing, Protection & Control schemes, LVAC / LVDC supplies, Interlocking, Telecommunication, etc. is an added advantage.
Prepare, review and validate Bill of material for tenders or projects based on requirement.
Responsible for all design calculations related to Primary Engineering.
Grounding system design, drawings and Bill of Materials.
Lightning system design, drawings and BoM.
Lighting system design and BoM.
Technical data sheets verification of primary equipment. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers, disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers etc.
Providing optimized and customized solutions for various substation tenders (AIS, GIS, Hybrid).
Use creativity wherever appropriate to provide best solutions for the given situation within the framework of tender Continuously develop standard templates and databases for tender engineering.
Planning of review meetings with LPG, work load for team and opex initiatives.
Vendor Offer Evaluations. FAT / SAT of primary equipment, system as and when needed.
Responsible for obtaining customer approvals for the designs and drawings.
Technical risk and opportunity assessment and validation.
Take part in customer meetings / site visits for tender/project clarifications.
Estimation of engineering effort for each project for costing at tender stage.
Innovative ideas to reduce Engineering effort.
Plan, implement, review and continuously improvise quality system.
Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Your background
A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related discipline.
Minimum 3-6 years of experience in High, Medium Voltage system design, HV & MV Switchgears & busbar configurations.
Proficiency in required CAD design tools (MicroStation / AutoCAD, AutoCAD REVIT, 3D competence preferred).
Knowledge of relevant International standards ex. IEEE, IEC etc.
Knowledge in substation tendering and project engineering activities (technical & commercial).

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