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Project Engineer - SCADA Automation Engineer

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: R0022038
Date Posted: Sep 28, 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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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 a SCADA Engineer with us, you will join an aspiring team that works with the HVDC Power transmission links. The HVDC technology has been on the market for the past 60

years and is used to transmit power over long distances with minimal losses, using overhead lines, underground and submarine cable systems. Please find out more about our world

leading technology at 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 SCADA and HMI design of HVDC station. This includes design, documentation, testing and commissioning of the

control and protection systems. Supporting the projects across globe during commissioning is an important part of our business offering.


  • Database Management/SQL

  • SCADA / HMI application development. 

  • Substation Automation SCADA experience

  • Microscada experience will be added advantage.         

  • Gateway Server with Microscada knowledge.

  • IT-Infrastructure with knowledge on routers, firewalls, Switches, Servers and workstations.

  • Exposure to Cyber Security.

  • Backup/ Image handling on servers and workstations and patch management.

Background :

  • Bachelor Degree in BE / BTech (ECE, EEE, E&I) .

  • Should have 5- 8 years of operating experience in the industrial control system or SAS.

  • Experience in designing HMI for industrial applications using InTouch or equivalent software.

  • Good working knowledge on HMI animation concepts and logics

  • Good knowledge on communication protocols for SCADA/network  .

  • Exposure in  AC Control & Protection schemes

  • Exposure / Basic Knowledge in International electrical (IEEE/IEC) Standards.

  • Basic Knowledge on C/C++ is an added advantage.

  • Experience in HVDC projects will be an added advantage.

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