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Project Engineer -Substation Engineering (Civil)

Business information:

 Hitachi Energy is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation. Visit us -

 Our Indian Operations Centre (INOPC) is a competence center with around 2000+ skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision, and commissioning. Over the last decade, INOPC has evolved to become the largest engineering hub serving more than 40 countries across different energy sectors. The team caters to the four business units—Transformers, Grid Integration, Grid Automation, High Voltage and has successfully executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

As a Civil Engineer you will be part of Operation Center, India (INOPC-PG), aiming to develop a global value chain, where key business activities, resources and expertise are shared across geographic boundaries in order to optimize value for Hitachi Energy customers across markets. It provides high quality engineering and commissioning support to Business Units and Center of Excellence across the Hitachi Energy world. This is an important step from Hitachi Energies Global Footprint strategy. Coordinate with Engineering Manager, Engineering Leads, Tendering team, Project managers, SCM, Secondary and Primary design functions, consultants, end customers etc. and provide required support in each Project / Tender.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Analyze customer specification to ensure Hitachi - Power Grids solution to meets the requirements. Good knowledge of the relevant international Standards/Codes - British Codes (BS), Indian codes, ACI is a must have. Other codes like Eurocodes, DIN, ASTM or equivalent shall be an advantage.

  • GIS Building super structure, Office/Storage buildings super structure HV / EHV Switchyard equipment foundations which include Power transformers, Reactors, switching equipment, Gantry and Towers along with drainage and cable trenches .

  • GIS Building foundations, Office/Storage buildings foundation Shall be able to review civil drawings and documents to fulfil the local country regulations.

  • Hands on experience in BoQ for civil foundation, superstructure, PEB structures associated with substations /switchyards etc.

  • Knowledge of Civil/Steel/MEP materials is an added advantage. Technical coordination with Electrical and Mechanical department.

  • Technical coordination between Civil & MEP. Co-ordination with Project/Tender Team for timelines, budget, risks & opportunities.

  • Technical risk and opportunity assessment and validation Innovative ideas to reduce Engineering effort Plan, implement, review and continuously improvise quality system & follow OPEX initiatives.

  • 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:

  • Education Qualification: Bachelors Engineering in Electrical.

  • Candidate should have 7 to 10 years exp in substation tendering and project engineering activities (technical & commercial).

  • Should have proficiency in required CAD design tools (AutoCAD, AutoCAD REVIT, Tekla, 3D competence).

  • Must have knowledge of relevant International standards ex. IEEE, IEC,etc.

  • Individual contributor using in-depth knowledge in a specific area to execute complex or specialized projects / challenges often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.

  • Excellent English speaker, good communication skills.

  • Team Player, ready to play the role across the different countries.

  • Dynamic & Proactive, willing to grow in the organization.

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-24
Reference number R0049925

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.