Senior Project Engineer – Substation Primary

Hitachi India Pvt Ltd

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Senior Project Engineer – Substation Primary
Job Posted : Mar 22nd, 2022

Job Description


  • Preparation & review of all Primary Engineering Deliverables. Experience in handling complete Engineering deliverables for AIS & GIS projects, Exposure to International experience & Standards IEC, IEEE.
  • Substation layouts and section drawings preparation (2D & 3D) for budgetary offers / tenders / projects based on customer specification.
  • HV/ MV/LV Cable Engineering including sizing, installation details and calculations.
  • Prepare, review, and validate Bill of material for tenders or projects based on requirement.
  • Responsible for all design calculations related to Primary Engineering (AIS & GIS).
  • Grounding system design, drawings, and Bill of Materials.
  • Lightning protection system design, drawings, and BoM.
  • Lighting system design and BoM.
  • Technical data sheets verification of primary equipment. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as GIS, 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 OU, workload for team and OPEX initiatives.
  • Vendor Offer Evaluations. FAT / SAT of primary equipment, system as and when needed.
  • Responsible for obtaining customer approvals for the designs and drawings.
  • Establishes contacts with suppliers for technical support, to improve material quality and/or to decrease costs. Technical Obtains prototype product and develops technical tests. Ensure the deliveries as per schedule and carry out regular reviews.
  • 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.
  • Coach and develop project engineers / designers to deliver their maximum potential, plan the skill development needs for the engineers.
  • Identify, track, clarify & drive project change cases that relate to engineering scope. Support claim preparation (client & supplier). Initiate and drive corrective actions.
  • Living 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:-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum 8-12 Years of experience in Primary substation design.
  • Proficiency in required CAD design tools (AutoCAD, Advance competence in 3D tool (preferred Primtech 3D / AutoCAD REVIT).
  • Proficiency in required Engineering calculation tool (CYMGRID / CDEGS, CYMCAP).
  • Knowledge of relevant International Standards ex. IEEE, IEC etc.
  • Knowledge in substation tendering and project engineering activities (technical & commercial).
  • Should possess good communication skills.


  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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.