Project Engineer -Substation Engineering (Primary)

Hitachi India Pvt Ltd

  • Chennai, India
Project Engineer -Substation Engineering (Primary)
Job Posted : Sep 14th, 2022

Job Description


  • Preparation of all Primary Engineering Deliverables. Experience in handling complete Engineering deliverables for AIS & GIS
  • projects, Exposure to International experience & Standards IEC, IEEE & AS
  • Substation layouts and section drawings preparation for budgetary offers / tenders / projects based on customer specification Basic understanding of secondary design aspects of substations, such as CT VT Sizing, Protection & Control schemes,
  • Interlocking, Telecommunication, etc is an added advantage
  • Adequate understanding of auxiliary design aspects of substations, such as LVAC / LVDC supplies, Cable sizing, Battery &
  • Battery Charger Sizing, etc
  • Prepare, review and validate Bill of material for tenders or projects based on requirement
  • Responsible for all design calculations related to Primary Engineering
  • Grounding system design, drawings and Bill of Materials
  • Lightning system design, drawings and BoM
  • Lighting system design and BoM
  • Technical data sheets verification of primary equipment. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers,
  • disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers, etc
  • Providing optimized and customized solutions for various substation tenders (AIS, GIS, Hybrid) .
  • Use creativity wherever appropriate to provide best solutions for the given situation within the framework of tender
  • Continuously develop standard templates and databases for tender engineering.
  • Planning of review meetings with LPG, work load for team and opex initiatives.
  • Vendor Offer Evaulations. FAT / SAT of primary equipment, system as and when needed.
  • Responsible for obtaining customer approvals for the designs and drawings
  • Technical risk and opportunity assessment and validation
  • Take part in customer meetings / site visits for tender/project clarifications
  • Estimation of engineering effort for each project for costing at tender stage
  • Innovative ideas to reduce Engineering effort
  • Plan, implement, review and continuously improvise quality system

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering /Diploma in Electrical.
  • Years of experience: 7-10 years with CAD design tools (MicroStation / AutoCAD, AutoCAD REVIT, 3D competence preferred)
  • Knowledge of relevant International standards ex. IEEE, IEC etc.
  • Knowledge in substation tendering and project engineering activities (technical & commercial)


  • Chennai, India.

Company Overview:-

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. Important, please include in your CV the following passage: “I hereby agree for my personal data, included in my job application, to be processed in line with the needs of recruitment, in accordance with the Law on Personal Data Protection of 29th August 1997 (Law Gazette from 2002, No.101, heading 926, as amended).”