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Secondary Engineer

Location: Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0028131
Date Posted: Sep 23, 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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Hitachi Energy are hiring a Secondary Applications Engineer to join the team. This opportunity will be ideal for anyone with a passion and desire to deliver within applications engineering, we are looking for someone with an eye for detail and able to prepare documentation and diagrams.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading and delivering design for protection and control system and associated auxiliary system at Transmission and Distribution levels.

You will be respected internally for your technical skills and your ability to deliver what our clients require, on time and on budget. You will be able to confidently deliver packages of work in the field of Secondary Engineering.


  • To design check & approve P&C schemes in accordance with established standards such as ISO 9001, TPs, NGTs, ESIs, BS, IEC Standards, etc.

  • Provide technical support, Work Breakdown Structures for tendering.

  • Work in line with project programs and create regular updates.

  • Enable effective project delivery by assisting with preparation of Design Intent Documents, Tech Specs for Plant and P&C equipment, Schematic Diagrams, LVAC & battery sizing, cable sizing & settings, Approving WDs, cable schedules, core sheets, etc.

  • On a BIM project assume the role of ‘Task Information Manager/Task Team Interface Manager or Task Team Manager’ (as required), for all detailed roles and responsibilities see the BIM Manual.

  • Able to directly liaise with clients in a confident manner and lead meetings with clients 

  • An ability to deliver technically excellent engineering designs and consultancy services

  • Independently carry out design and review on Projects


  • Minimum qualification of HNC/HND in the related engineering field and 5 years of applicable experience or minimum of 9 years’ experience in lieu of HNC / HND.

  • Proven knowledge of Transmission or Distribution practices (400kV to 11 kV)

  • Good teamwork, Analytical and communication skills

  • Ability in working to tight deadlines and working in high pressurised environments

  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office, Autocad.

  • Electricity supply industry experience

  • Understanding / Knowledge of Distribution Network Operator / National Grid etc. standards and drawing practices.

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