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Control and Protection Commissioning Engineer

General Information:

As a Control and Protection Commissioning Engineer you will be part of HVDC unit. You will get involved to the later stages of system test in Hitachi Energy premises. You will lead the commissioning activities of Control and Protection and SCADA at customer’s premises. You will be part of the hand-over and trial operation of HVDC links. You will have a direct interface with our customers. You will have the opportunity to develop your expertise in HVDC technology, lead some of the most interesting projects in the energy field and you will have the opportunity to travel the world.

Mission Statement:

For this role we are looking for engineers with different levels of experience. Don’t hesitate to apply even if you feel that you don’t fulfill all requirements. Most important for this role is your personality a proactive attitude and willingness to learn and explore new areas. Good teamwork and collaboration skills are crucial to succeed in the role.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You organize and execute activities related to testing and commissioning work including responsibility for organizing test equipment.

  • You assist in technical discussions with the client and the client’s consultants.

  • You are well informed about the Scope and Division of Work .

  • You ensure that all changes are identified and communicated to the Commissioning Manager.

  • You assure that commitments to the customer are met and in accordance with the contract.

  • You support in tender work for commissioning scope.

  • You participate and analyze any disturbances that may occur on the system during the commissioning and operation.

  • You live Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

  • Up to 60% travel.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years of commissioning experience.

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the U.S.

  • Experience form Control and Protection or SCADA scope from design or testing project stages.

  • Experience from AC sub-stations or HVDC technology.

  • Experience in Commissioning work in plants of different sizes, complexities, and technologies.

  • Experience with MACH, IEC61850, HVDC projects, programming of IED relays is an advantage.

  • Fluency in English is required.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to coach others in the commissioning area.

  • Ability to work according to relevant legislations and standards but with a pragmatic and smooth way of working.

  • Capacity to handle many parallel activities.

Location Remote - North Carolina, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-16
Reference number R0044053

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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