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Senior Site Commissioning Manager

General Information:

You will be part of Hitachi Energy and HVDC. HVDC unit (High Voltage Direct Current) develops, manufactures, and sells DC transmission systems on the global market. HVDC technology is used to transfer electrical energy over long distances and for power transmission when using undersea cables. HVDC is also used to interconnect power systems.

You will be the commissioning lead for a range of medium-to-high-complexity projects in HVDC. Reporting to the line manager Claes Eriksson, you will lead the completion of all commissioning activities efficiently and cost-effectively, in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards and safety requirements.

You will be working up to 75% of your time on site, both on long term and short term. In between site work, when at home we are flexible when it comes to work location.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Act as Commissioning manager on our sites globally and lead a team of motivated commissioning engineers.
  • Interact with ABB HVDC project sites, clients, other teams, and colleagues to maintain the safety, quality, and progress on site related to commissioning.
  • Work with developing time schedules and reading customer specifications to create test plans.
  • Commissioning resource planning for projects.
  • Develop routines, processes, and documentation related to commissioning. Manage customer clarification discussions and meetings to describe our processes and the strategy to control the safety, quality, and completion according to schedule.
  • Work with preparation and handling of quality assurance documentation for projects.
  • Prepare and handle test equipment for commissioning.
  • Participate in internal project and design reviews.
  • Participate in FATs on behalf of HVDC.
  • Act as technical support to commissioning teams on site.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • You have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Minimum ten years experience working with commissioning on-site and in the office with preparation for commissioning. Previous experience from HVDC or FACTS applications is a merit.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to coach others in commissioning.
  • Fluency in English and an openness to working internationally,
  • Additional languages are merits.
  • Ability to work according to relevant legislations and standards but with a pragmatic and smooth way of working to deliver results in a global environment.
  • Being a highly motivated, self-starting individual, you will enjoy working in a team, be motivated to share your commissioning skills and be excited about the prospect of joining a progressive global organization.

Location Remote - North Carolina, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-15
Reference number R0044564

About Hitachi Energy

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 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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