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Electromechanical Project Engineer

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0023753
Date Posted: Sep 25, 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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This role is responsible for Design authority for an engineering discipline with low to medium complexity. Complete assignments on small projects or portions of larger projects, cost-effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards and safety requirements. Overall responsible for Mechanical plant design of HVDC stations both onshore and offshore, CAD activities with 3D-modelling in parts and assembly’s 2D-drafting for drawings, layout & Sections, Building Requirements, Detailed Design/ Bill of Quantities, Installation Drawings and As-Built Drawings. 

 Your responsibilities Being familiar with the design principles, guidelines and applicable standards used within electromechanical plant design of HVDC stations, both onshore and offshore. Technical coordination with internal and external stakeholders including suppliers. Site engineering support, installation supervision of Mechanical plant design scope. Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your 


  • Engineering development: Ensuring that engineering is developed with complete information and/or that all multidisciplinary information has been included.  

  • Leading development of new solutions for complex projects and challenges.  

  • Driving completion of all engineering activities on the project.  

  • Coordinating engineering discipline across several projects.  

  • Providing technical support for testing, installation and commissioning activities.

  • Designing and conducting experiments, analyzing and interpreting the data.  

  • Preparing complete project documents in area of responsibility. 

  • May act as a design authority for a particular engineering discipline and completes engineering assignments for that discipline.  

  • Providing cost effective quality solutions and delivering within budget and contract.

  • Ensuring adherence to safety standards and mitigation of potential risks.  

  • Creating work plans and cost estimates. Reviewing and approving scope, budget and schedule for assignments.  

  • Interacts directly with customers, officials, contractors, and supply chain.  

  • An Experienced Professional (P2) applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May require the following proficiency:  

  • Works independently with general supervision.  


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or related and minimum of 2 years relevant experience. Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in Canada. Experience in substation engineering of HV / Extra HV substation projects highly preferred. Experience in 3D-Modeling and performing 2D-drawings/layouts in software tools like NX/TC tool. Experience with manufacturing and production processes and standardization and modularization of structures. Preferred to have professional engineering license, OIQ & PEO, or ability to obtain. Team working skills, a collaborative solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills. Willingness to travel as needed, 20% and more.

  • Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)  required 

  • Professional Engineers Ontairio (PEO) recommended.

  • Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex.  

  • May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices. 

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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