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Power System Engineer - Main Circuit Equipment

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0029951
Date Posted: Sep 7, 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:

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We strive to be world leaders in electric power by helping countries to have greener, stronger and cleaner electricity. By bringing sustainable energy to more and more people, we can reduce our impact on the planet. When you work with us, you will therefore be part of a higher purpose where each department contributes. Together we can encourage the next innovation - to make life better for everyone.

We are looking for a Power System Engineer to join our HVDC team at Hitachi Energy – Montreal. You will be part of a team of talented engineers working for Main Circuit Equipment, reporting to the HVDC Engineering Manager in Canada. You will be responsible for defining the equipment that will be used in our HVDC converter stations and yard, working from tender phase to project execution, ensuring providers and partners are working according to the technical requirements. If you have experience on high voltage substations, you are eager to learn, and you enjoy working on a global structure of high technology and innovation, apply now!  


  • As a Power System Engineer, you will work mainly with electrical specification of main circuit equipment in projects with medium to high complexity

  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain function to ensure that technical requirements for equipment are communicated and agreed with potential suppliers

  • Witness tests of equipment and participate in commissioning on site

  • Provide technical evaluation of supplier proposals and accept as fit for purpose supplied equipment

  • Collaborate with system design, mechanical design, and control for continuous improvement Interact directly with customers and suppliers as well as work in project teams where technical coordination within scope and technical problem solving is part of the role

  • Attend project meetings and present specific aspects of engineering assignments

  • Maintain network of engineering professionals and share engineering best practice across different projects and disciplines.

  • Live Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


  • We are looking for engaged, structured, persistent, well-organized, and driven person who is a true team player Professional Engineering competence Bachelor’s or MSc. degree in Electric Power Engineering or similar

  • You can make the complex simple and show creativity in your approach to problem solving You are ready to work in an international and multicultural work environment.

  • You have worked with High Voltage Equipment or have experience with performing studies for rating of high voltage equipment

  • Previous work experience in related area Flexibility and an open mindset are important features to be successful in this role Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required to be able to interact with various stakeholders.

  • French speaking is an asset

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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