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Secondary Engineering

We are offering a position as a Secondary Engineering at Hitachi Energy, Grid Integration business. This role can be located anywhere in Finland (remote working, #LI-Remote), depending on the experience of the selected candidate. The preferred location, however, is in Vaasa (FI), Tampere (FI) or Helsinki (FI), where we have the team and an office.

The business unit designs and delivers complete substations for distribution and transmission grids. We are offering an interesting position in an international project environment and various development possibilities in the areas of design and engineering, research, and development.

Since the work is conducted in projects, with every case being unique, your role will be very varying, such as responsibility for all activities related to system and secondary design, which includes everything from design to final delivery. Examples of daily activities are developing design drawings, generating basic documents for construction, performing engineering calculations and commissioning. At Hitachi Energy, you will have the opportunity to test your designer skills in various types of projects, both in Finland and abroad.

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare and review substation documentations, for example, single line diagram, protection diagrams, interlocking diagrams, AC and DC drawings, calculations, control and protection panel drawings, IED configurations, cabling and bills of materials.
  • Provide technical evaluation of supplier proposals and accepts as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services.
  • Provide technical support during pre-FAT and FAT stage, handling installation and commissioning activities. Prepare project documentation within one's scope of deliverables.
  • Participate in testing and commissioning.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project manager, design (Lead, Primary, Civil and commissioning), planner, quality assurance, and supply chain, to ensure seamless project integration and successful outcomes in international project environment.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement, fostering innovation, and encouraging employee involvement in problem-solving and process enhancement.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business.

Your background

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Electrical engineering.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Other language skills (e.g., Finnish, Swedish and Danish) are considered as an advantage.
  • Proactive, result-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills as well as reliability and ability to work under pressure.
  • Willing to enter into international projects.
  • Travel is required; up to 20% both domestic and international.
  • Previous experience of engineering work related to High and Medium voltage substations is considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in design software such as E3, AutoCAD, PCM600 is considered as an advantage. 
  • Knowledge of substation control and protection systems is considered as an advantage.

Interested in joining the team? We look forward to receiving your application!

Apply for the position by June 2, 2024. Please note that we will initiate interviews as candidates apply and position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

For more information about this role, please contact Hannu Hautala, Engineering Manager (Secondary), at +358 50 3342596.

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.

Location Vaasa, Ostrobothnia, Finland
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-29
Reference number R0049623

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.