Electrical Engineer


  • Min 5+ Years
  • Chennai, India
Electrical Engineer
Job Posted : Jun 9th, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our dynamic, fast-paced Energy Storage & Optimization team in India. As an Electrical Engineer, you will design/develop battery energy storage systems, electrical schematics, electrical protection systems, control solutions. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of a BS EE degree and 5+ years of electrical engineering experience with focus on power systems and renewable energy.


  • Design and configure battery energy storage systems including component selection, site layout, cable schedule, auxiliary load estimation, and battery sizing/configuration.
  • Design electrical schematics, one-line diagrams, and application/logic functional block diagrams in AutoCAD Electrical for energy storage systems including AC, DC, auxiliary power, control, and communications.
  • Review system specifications and develop electrical protection schemes and component selection such as breakers, fuses and relays for AC, DC, and auxiliary power of energy storage system.
  • Design and engineer cable schedules for AC and DC including one-line interpretation, ampacity calculation, and cable/termination selection.
  • Develop control solutions including I/O table, PLC selection, PLC logic development, testing, and deployment of solution into production environment.
  • Review project specification and interconnection requirements, select adequate PCS, and develop/calculate settings and configuration.
  • Evaluate product and system designs and configurations for compliance to relevant industry standards such as NEC, UL9540, UL1741, UL1973, and IEEE1574.
  • Develop test plans for component and manufacturing suppliers and execute them onsite ensuring compliance to functional and QA requirements.
  • Participate in field testing and commissioning activities by developing test plans and collaborating with the field engineering team to execute and troubleshoot as needed.
  • Develop product documentation such as manuals, application notes, and technical specifications.
  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for customers and product development programs.


  • BS EE degree required, MS desired.
  • Min 5+ years of electrical engineering experience focusing in power systems and renewable energy.
  • Experience designing and configuring battery energy storage systems and battery enclosures.
  • Ability to design electrical circuits for LV, MV, and DC applications ensuring compliance to common design standard.
  • Working knowledge of industrial control philosophies and communication protocols.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Solving customer’s needs and issues.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, vendors, shop and office in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player attitude internally and externally.
  • Willing to travel 25% of the time.


  • Chennai, India.

This is Wärtsilä:-

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.