Senior Engineer – Electrical (Renewables)

Bechtel Corporation

  • India
Senior Engineer – Electrical (Renewables)
Job Posted : Jul 11th, 2023

Job Description

Essential Job Duties:-

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work within a discipline on a project or assignment in a global business unit.
  • Supervises the day-to-day technical work of discipline engineers, specialists, designers and drafters.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews for direct reports in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development discussions.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly.
  • Estimates staffing needs and schedules and assigns work to meet schedule dates.
  • Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain their approval on phases of work.
  • Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations, including field and design documents relating to the discipline.
  • Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups.
  • Ensures that engineers supervised receive appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development.
  • Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

Job Knowledge:-

  • Hands on Experience of Electrical System Study tool DigSilent Power Factory. System Studies (Load Flow, Short Circuit, Harmonic Analysis, Transient Stability Studies), voltage drop calculations, single line diagram, protection & metering diagrams, relay setting & protection coordination of the system.
  • Insulation Coordination and EMT studies using PSCAD (Preferred).
  • Integration of Renewable Energy plant with existing Electrical system is preferred.
  • Should possess good knowledge of international codes & standards.
  • Should have worked on equipment sizing, specifications, MR preparation, technical bid evaluation and vendor print reviews of various electrical equipment like Transformers, Busducts, MV & LV Switchgear, MCCs, power & distribution transformers, DC systems / UPS, Cables, lighting fixtures.
  • Vendor Prints Review of packages.
  • Should be conversant with electrical layouts like raceways, lighting, grounding & lightning protection, etc.
  • Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.
  • Knowledge of inter discipline coordination.
  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Knowledge of industry /regulatory codes and standards, and design and/or layout criteria.
  • Skill in oral and written communication, demonstrated skill in leadership.
  • Working knowledge of Software like DigSilent Power factory, PSCAD, ETAP shall be preferred.

Qualification And Experience:-

  • A recognized degree in electrical engineering discipline, from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant work experience in FEED, proposal & detailed engineering preferably in an EPC industry for Wind Farms, Offshore wind farms, Solar and other renewable plants.
  • Should have executed projects, as Electrical Lead/Area/Sub Lead in an engineering office or consultancy of repute.
  • Responsible for assigned activities in electrical engineering discipline.
  • Applies broad and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering.
  • Makes decisions independently concerning problems within the discipline on the project.
  • Represents the discipline on the project and with the client to resolve technical questions and as required to coordinate work.


  • India.

Company Overview:-

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.