C&P HVDC Hardware Design Engineer

Remote friendly


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Engineering & Science

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Full time



Job Description:

Business Information:

The 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.

Mission Statement:

As an Associate project engineer, you will join an aspiring team that works with the HVDC Power transmission links. It is a diverse and independent job, within our project groups, with lots of responsibility and you will have great opportunities to develop your skills within HVDC. Our department is responsible for the C&P hardware design of HVDC system. This includes design, documentation, testing, supervising the installation and commissioning of the control and protection systems. Supporting and supervising on-site installation and commissioning around the world is an important part of our business offering.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of Control and Protection- Hardware solutions for High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) plants within a team of engineers.

  • Preparation of Design Specifications, Overview Diagrams and Concept Clarifications in close cooperation with the concept coordinators.

  • Participating in or leading design review meetings to detect design errors, process and tool inefficiencies, and putting in place corrective and improvement actions.

  • Cubicle design, integration of all HW components into the cubicles.

  • Creating Bill of material and terminal diagrams for Control & Protection equipment.

  • Coordination with cubicles manufacturer and perform Cubicle inspection as necessary.

  • Preparation of Cable list and Cable termination schedule.

  • Providing necessary support during Functional Performance tests and Site Commissioning.

  • Ensures that engineering deliverables meet the project schedule dates in line with customer.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Diploma/ B.E./ B.Tech in Electrical Engineering.

  • Candidate should have 2 to 5 years of experience in Power Generation EBoP, Substation Engineering of HV/EHV substation project .

  • Should have software tool knowledge i.e. Windows and MS office, AutoCAD, Electrical Engineering Base/ELCAD,Hidraw.

  • High ability to work in a multi-national and multi-cultural team.

  • Open minded and creative in cooperation with colleagues and customers

  • High commitment and willingness to perform.

  • Must be quick learner and flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast-paced team environment.