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Automation Systems Engineer

Location: Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
Job ID: R0028021
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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General information:

Mission Statement:

Lead & manage Grid Automation system projects as Telecommunications / RTU Engineer with Project Management experience ensuring on-time & in-full customer deliverables within Hitachi quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial and contractual commitments.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will be leading and managing Automation System Telecom opportunities involving various Products in Hitachi Energy portfolio and technologies for Engineering and delivery. You will represent the Engineering function at project meetings and design review meetings for the telecom scope of work and contribute to creation of the project execution philosophy, support continuous improvement of project process and product and system design via provision of lessons learned feedback.

  • You will be leading and managing assigned projects according to agreed contractual conditions within schedule and budget while acting as single point contact for all delivery fulfilment activities and customer satisfaction from project booking to commissioning and close-out phase.

  • You will be responsible for coordination and interface with customers, internal delivery units, technical teams (on-shore or off-shore) & other contractors for timely execution of all project activities either directly or by delegating to the concerned team member.

  • You will take ownership of all aspects of project planning & scheduling, resourcing, timely invoicing & cash collection and review progress periodically & prepare progress reports, communicate to customer and internally to all stakeholders.

  • You will regularly evaluate project ‘costs to complete’ vs allocated budget, project risks/opportunities and plan/lead/execute mitigation actions, maintain records and pursue variation claims where applicable and responsible for project financial KPIs in terms of gross margin, cash flow and result of the assigned projects.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Proven ability to handle customer comments and contractual responses is a must.

  • You will promote and enforce safe working environment by enforcing and supporting adequate HSE measures in all activities undertaken by himself & the team and follow ethics and compliances as per company guidelines.

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – preferable in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Major.

  • At least 3 to 5 years of Telecom Engineer experience.

  • Having good knowledge & experience with Fiber Optic Multiplexer (SDH/PDH, MPLS-TP, Booster), Power Line Carrier Communication, & Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) is a key differentiator.

  • Have good understanding of telecommunication system in power utility substation environment or any other field.

  • Familiarity with Hitachi Energy telecom equipment such as FOX615/515, ETL600, NSD570 Tele protection, RTU560 Remote Terminal Unit & FOXMAN NMS is advantageous.

  • Have ability to work independently. Willing to travel.

  • Proficiency in both Spoken and Written English is mandatory.

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