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Project Engineer - HVDC System Studies

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

You will be part of HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current), a business unit within Hitachi Energy located in Chennai. The unit develops, manufactures and sells DC transmission systems on a global market. The HVDC technology is used to transmit electricity over long distances and for power transmission via submarine cables. HVDC is also used to connect power systems. Interested in a technically stimulating job combining high voltage and frequencies, where it is required to master both state-of-the-art filter calculations as well as the challenges of working in large scale projects, all in a highly international environment , Then maybe you should consider becoming part of our team at the filter group at HVDC.

Your responsibilities

  • Be responsible for evaluating the harmonic performance and, if needed, design filters to meet the project requirements.
  • This involves also to evaluate and influence how the HVDC converter control affects the harmonics & performed by doing advanced system simulations of the HVDC converters, connected AC networks and DC transmission links.
  • Be involved in the designing of HVDC converter stations until verification measurements at site.
  • Develop design tools that improve our studies and processes.
  • Work with land-based converter stations as well as off-shore converter stations, e.g. for connection of wind parks.
  • Cooperate, both internally within and outside of our department and also externally, with customers and sub suppliers. Here, negotiation skills will be useful.
  • Participate in conferences and standardization work groups in your field within the international engineering communities.
  • Living Hitachi ABB Power Grid’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

  • Master Degree M.E./M.Tech in Electrical.
  • Should have knowledge of Power Systems equipment and their purpose, such as Power Transformers, Capacitors, Reactors, Instrument Transformer and measuring equipment, Circuit Breakers, Disconnector, Surge Arrester etc.
  • Must have experience in Power Systems studies and modelling of electrical network .
  • Understanding application of Power Electronics in HV/EHV system like HVDC and FACTS Is Preferable.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skill, Fluent English.

More about us

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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Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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