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Project Lead Engineer

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: R0033515
Date Posted: Nov 1, 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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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

General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking for a Project Lead Engineer. This role is responsible for managing the full engineering scope throughout the lifecycle of these projects.


  • Manage and lead all engineering activities, both in-house and outsourced, during the proposal, design, and construction of Power Quality Solutions (FACTS). Projects Support proposal efforts by introducing and promoting innovation, cost saving ideas, and value-added solutions to the overall system design concept.

  • Act as primary technical interface with all project stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, and local Hitachi Energy Units.

  • Ensure that all activities are efficiently and cost-effectively executed according to contract specifications, quality standards and safety requirements.

  • Manage and lead the project engineering team to successfully execute projects with adherence to the project schedule, cost, and contract.

  • Evaluation of sub-suppliers and selection as per project requirement

  • Involved in development and supporting activities for continuous process improvements.

  • 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.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering; with minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in Canada.

  • Some-knowledge of FACTS or HV substation solutions.

  • Any project management certification is preferred.

  • Bilingual French and English


  • Professional Engineering License

More about us

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. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

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