Project Engineering Manager – HVDC

Hitachi India Pvt Ltd

  • Chennai, India
Project Engineering Manager – HVDC
Job Posted : Oct 27th, 2022

Job Description


  • Integration – Responsible for integration, i.e. coordination across all engineering functions, including integrated change management control, i.e. making sure that up-dates to the contract conditions are reflected cross-functionally between disciplines. The PEM ensures that introduced changes are well-motivated, tracked and logged properly. The PEM is responsible to develop and maintain the PEMP.
  • Scope Management – Responsible for all engineering works and that interfaces are defined and followed as per the contractual requirements. The PEM should identify scope creep and secure that additional customer requests are managed as variation orders, where cost and time impact is properly analyzed. All deliverables should be reflected in the Project Document List (PDL).
  • Time Management – Responsible for the scheduling of the engineering works and its alignment with the overall Project Schedule, ensuring timely input to the customer, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Construction. The PEM executes and manages the sequence of works with support of the Project Planner. The PEM analyze the time impact of changes and communicate the possible deviations envisaged and, if needed, a recovery plan should be proposed.
  • Cost Management – Having the overall budget to deliver the agreed scope and subsequently manages that budget in close cooperation with responsible line functions. The PEM shall monthly review cost deviations in relation to estimated Cost-to-Completes and, if needed, a recovery plan should be proposed. The PEM identifies and analyze the cost impact of changes and secures the right decisions are taken to minimize total cost, i.e. it might be relevant to override the budget in one area to save more somewhere else.
  • Resource Management – Leading the team of engineering resources needed to deliver the scope. The PEM is responsible to ensure resource requirements and competency needs are properly communicated to the LM, who appoints resources in close collaboration with the PEM.
  • Stakeholder Management – Mapping the stakeholders of the engineering de-livery and develop, execute and control a plan to manage the stakeholders, including customer experts, consultants, local authorities, engineering sub-contractors, line managers etc.
  • Risk Management – Ensuring risks, including design risks related to local rules and regulations, are properly identified and that mitigation actions are in place and followed. Risks must be tracked, reported and integrated in the overall risk management process. The starting point is always risks identified during the tender.
  • Communication Management – Close collaboration with the LE, manages the communication with the customer, sub-suppliers, sub-contractors and partners on technical matters. PEM promotes direct communication between engineers and monitors that the document management procedures ensure an accurate, efficient and up-to-date exchange of technical information.
  • Procurement Management – Planning, Executing and controlling the interface with the procurement process, including verification of sub-supplier documentation. The PEM review and validates engineering subcontracts and ensure budgets are followed, including detailed civil design.
  • Quality Management – Preparing and control the engineering part of the Project Quality Plan (PQP). The PEM secures the relevant technical requirements are properly expressed in the Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) and Inspection and Test Records (ITRs).
  • HSE Management – Planning, controlling, recording and executing HSE processes across disciplines, e.g. Hazid/Hazop and Safety by Design. The engineering HSE plan must be integrated in the overall HSE plan.
  • Living Hitachi Energies core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Electrical Engineer with Master of Engineering in Power System.
  • Extensive knowledge of Power Systems studies and modelling of electrical network /HVDC/FACTS.
  • Understanding and design of Electrical Power Systems and controls.
  • Preferably knowledge on IEC/IEEE standards.
  • Preferably Understanding application of Power Electronics in HV/EHV system like HVDC & FACTS.
  • Proven skills in using computers as a calculation tool.
  • Preferably experience of power system simulation tools such as PSSE, EMTDC /PSCAD, Power Factory and calculations in Matlab / Mathcad.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skill, Fluent English.
  • Extensive knowledge of Power Systems equipment and their purpose, such as Power Transformers, Capacitors, Reactors, Instrument Transformer and measuring equipment, Circuit Breakers, Disconnector, Surge Arrester etc.
  • Knowledge in selection, sizing and integration of above equipment based on customer functional specification.


  • 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).”