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Primary Design Engineer

You will be working as a Primary Design Engineer and will be a part of the Power Grids Business and Gird Integration Business Line based in Amman, Jordan. In this role you will be responsible for designing of substations projects.

Your responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating of the technical aspects of a project with the client, internal engineering, as well as suppliers of equipment & services.
  • Providing the pertinent data to, and interface with, the other project team members in the office and on site.
  • Listing and scheduling all the technical deliverables.
  • Following up with engineering, procurement, and construction regarding progress meetings Internal, with Customer and with Sub-suppliers.
  • Identifying technical related risks and their impact on the project & mitigate their effects in the preparation of detailed layouts and sections for switchyards and control buildings for substations from 11kV to 230 kV.
  • Calculating static and short circuit forces, earthing system, lightning protection system, busbar sizing, conductors, and cables sizing.
  • Preparing input data for steel structures, clamps & fittings, and civil design. Reviewing of steel structure, clamps & fittings, and civil design.
  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical (Power Systems) or Mechanical engineering Or Civil Structural engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in in the field of primary design specifically for HV Substations.
  • Required good knowledge of related products and systems (HV / MV switchgear, transformers, relays & protection, etc).
  • Required good knowledge in AutoCAD drafting, primary materials such as steel structures, clamps, fittings, insulators, conductors, trays, ladders, and installation accessories.
  • Good knowledge in RIVIT is preferred.
  • Required knowledge and experience in substation general design, engineering, and construction.
  • Required good communication, leadership, negotiation, and analytical skills.
Location Amman, ٰĀmmān, Jordan
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-21
Reference number R0048177

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