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Substation Automation Engineer, Project Engineering

Location: Vaesteras, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Job ID: R0038183
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY SWEDEN AB
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

You will be part of the Business Unit Grid Integration, located in Västerås. Grid and Power Quality Solutions (G&PQS) technologies provide more power and control in existing AC as well as green-field networks and have minimal environmental impact.  With a complete portfolio and in-house manufacturing of key components, Hitachi Energy is a reliable partner in shaping the grid of the future. Please find out more about our world leading technology at https://www.hitachienergy.com/offering/product-and-system/facts.

At G&PQS you will create a sustainable future. If you are ready to meet the technological challenges within control and protection systems – together with a team of driven senior experts ­– then you can expect an equally exciting and ever-changing time ahead of you. We are looking to strengthen our SOM application team.


Your responsibilities

In this context you will:

  • Development and Engineering of applications for Substation Automation Systems with Gateways, HMI and Communication.
  • Cooperation with our team for IED-engineering to establish the data exchange between bay-level and station-level.
  • Engineering and testing of NCC interface. Prepare test protocols for SA-systems.
  • Support our delivery organization with the assistance they need in order to successfully implement our new solution towards customer project. As well as supporting the tender organization for new opportunities.
  • Work with our station interface, both locally and versus remote
  • Train and support the organization in applying a new HMI and SCADA solution in our delivery projects.
  • Work with detailed design, system integration and test-based development
  • Perform HMI and SCADA verification of our control systems – executed in test rooms and on-site.

You will become part of a dedicated project team, in which we work together throughout all phases of our extensive projects. Collaboration is, in other words, a central part of your new position that will provide you with a great starting point in our organization your possibilities of further career opportunities. It will also give you the benefit to travel globally during the commissioning period based on the project requirements.
 

Your Background

  • You hold a university degree within a relevant technical area along with competence and experience within the IEC61850 domain.
  • Significant Experience in Energy/Utility substation design
  • Grid Automation P&C and SAS products deep knowledge
  • Background in Electrical Control Systems and SCADA/DCS systems
  • Knowledge Standards with emphasis on IEC61850
  • Competency for substation automation engineering for station control systems based on Micro SCADA, with IEC61850-8-1 standard, MODBUS, OPC DA/UA etc.
  • Good knowledge in Ethernet topologies and various redundancy concepts
  • 4+ years of experience with Substation Automation Systems.
  • Experience within any of these fields are advantageous: IEC61850, HMI (Micro SCADA), event and database handling, communication protocols.
  • You are a driven problem solver who eagerly takes initiatives and always delivers on time and according to expectations. Naturally, contributing to our continued development motivates you.
  • Proficient in English since you will be part of an international setting where you will get to exchange knowledge with people from all over the world.

Your foundation is a university degree within a relevant technical area along with competence within SAS design. Experience or a big interest in from either control systems or OT network configuration and design of operator interfaces is a requirement, whereas an understanding of electric power systems is a plus. As our new colleague you need to master English and enjoy working in an international setting where you will get to exchange knowledge with people from all over the world. In addition, you have what it takes to plan and organize your own workday. For us, that means that you are a driven problem solver who eagerly takes initiatives and always delivers on time and according to expectations. Naturally, contributing to our continued development motivates you.

More about us 

Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply by 28th of February! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today! 

More information: Recruiting Manager Anitha Shanmugasundaram, [email protected], will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer; Nawzad Rashid, +46 107-38 91 48; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46107-38 29 12; Unionen: Karin Ulvemark, +46 107-38 51 42 or Ingrid Rinaldo, +46 107-38 58 19. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Helena Stefansdottir, +46 76-830 97 48, [email protected].

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