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Project Lead Engineer

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0033613
Date Posted: Oct 12, 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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Plant Lead Engineer for onshore and offshore

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 

Hitachi Energy, HVDC is expanding the Plant Lead Engineering team. As a Plant Lead Engineer, you are leading and motivating an engineering team and act as a problem solver. Your main task will be to have an overall understanding and responsibility of the Plants engineering scope, technical solutions and/or Offshore wind scope towards the platform supplier. 
It is an interesting work with a lot of various challenges, where you build a good network and get a lot of opportunities. You will interact daily with different areas, not only your closest engineering team, but also with interface teams such as project engineering, civil construction, system engineering, supply and for offshore also with the offshore platform supplier. The work can require some travel to meet customers as well as to project sites that will deepen your technical competence, and your leadership knowledge.
Our projects are all over the world. You can be part of our tenders with duration of a few months to a couple of years until we receive the contract for the project. Typical project durations are three to five years and includes all the way from design to support for installation and commissioning.

Your responsibilities 

  • Leading a tender or a project and representing the Plants engineering
  • Having overall technical understanding and responsibility of the Plants technical solution and deliverables for either two HVDC land stations or a land station and an offshore platform
  • Technical coordination with Plants departments; Electromechanical design (overall HVDC station design of placement of equipment in CAD layouts), Station auxiliary power (incl cables between HVDC equipment, auxiliary transformers, diesels, batteries etc.), Civil design and auxiliary systems (incl fire system, climate system, security system etc.)
  • Responsible together with your team to deliver the technical tender work or project deliverables
  • Ensure we get a good overall solution, in close collaboration with the design teams
  • Technical coordination with offshore platform supplier if it’s in the scope
  • For offshore wind being responsible for the technical interface towards the offshore platform supplier and handle the platform specific tasks according to scope of work towards the Platform supplier and coordinate internal and external interfaces within engineering related to this
  • Leading the team and making sure we follow processes, control changes, handling risks & deviations and follow up on progress

Your background 

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering
  • Several years of work experience within energy field, electrical power, electromechanical design, auxiliary power design or civil design for large projects
  • Experience of HVDC technology and the design process for HVDC projects is advantageous
  • Experience from substations, high voltage products, HVDC or offshore wind connections, is an advantage
  • Good if you have experience from participation in site work, commissioning and testing
  • Technical focus and leading engineering disciplines within tenders or projects
  • Project Management experience or leading a team is an advantage

More about us 

Are you ready to join Hitachi Energy for a career with no limits and a place where you can be yourself? We are ready for you.   

 Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. 

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