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Plant Lead Engineer - HVDC

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: IN54117019
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General 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.

HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) and HVDC Light® are highly efficient alternatives for transmitting bulk power and for special purpose applications. The classic HVDC technology is used to transmit electric power over long distances by overhead transmission lines or submarine cables. It is also used to interconnect separate power systems, where traditional alternating current (AC) connections cannot be used. HVDC Light® is an underground and submarine cable power transmission technology developed by Hitachi Energy that offers additional benefits compared to HVDC Classic. INOPC-HVDC is the operation center for Global HVDC, located in Chennai. This center operating since Sep 2007 and has grown in engineering skills and competence as fully integrated part of Global HVDC.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible to utilizes standard processes, tools and techniques, ensures engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements.

  • Technical lead for engineering of primary, secondary design of substations / power plants / HVDC stations.

  • Interface with Civil design to provide design inputs.

  • Ensures project timelines are met with high quality. Interacts with customers, contractors, suppliers, attends project meetings and presents all technical aspects of project assignments.

  • Supports the Project Manager in overall project progress, project risk and opportunity assessments and implementation of resulting actions.

  • Collaborates on project installation, commissioning and site activities, clarifying potential issues or providing solutions to correct engineering errors.

  • Provides feasible and cost-effective solution for tenders.

Your background:

  • Education Qualification: Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering / Master of Engineering in Power Systems.

  • Should have minimum 12 years of exp in Primary / Secondary design for substation/power plant.

  • Must have site experience along with MS office, CAD tool.

  • Experience in HVDC projects will be an added advantage.

  • Leadership, Analytical along with Good Communication skills.

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