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Senior Electrical Development Engineer

As a Senior Electrical Development Engineer at Hitachi Energy, you will play a critical role in the design and development of advanced transformer technologies. Your expertise will be instrumental in shaping the future of power transmission and distribution, ensuring reliability, efficiency, and sustainability in our grid solutions. This position will be in our Bland, VA location. Relocation assistance is available.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the electrical design and development of dry type transformers.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define customized designs with high priority on safety design aspects and identification and control of hazards.

  • Design, analyze, and evaluate systems, products, or components, requiring a high degree of technical expertise.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize transformer design, manufacturing processes, and materials selection.

  • Support prototype builds and testing activities, analyzing results, and recommending design modifications as necessary.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of learning and development within the transformer team.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies in transformer design and manufacturing, incorporating new methodologies and best practices into our development processes.

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field and 3-5 years of experience in electrical design and development, with a focus on transformers in the power industry

  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.

  • Proficiency in CAD software/ PTC Creo is preferred.

  • Experience with programming languages such as C++ or C# preferred.

  • Experience supporting technology implementation and Design to Value (DTV) initiatives.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to present technical concepts clearly and concisely to diverse audience



Location Bland, Virginia, United States of America;
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-23
Reference number R0049313

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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