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Senior Project Engineer

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

Mission Statement:

Design authority for an engineering discipline with medium complexity.  Complete assignments on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects, cost- effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, and safety requirements.

Your Responsibility:

  • You will coordinate engineering discipline across several projects. Conducts electrical design, reviews, approvals, testing and commissioning.  Also support and co-ordinate drafting and any site installation Prepares complete project documents in one’s area of responsibility. Serves as a specialist in application of advanced concepts and methods. Work alongside team members assisting on the technical side of quality issues with customers and factories. Directly support the factory by providing technical assistance and expertise as require.
  • You will assist in preparing proposal/presentation of engineering projects/programs (provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc).
  • You will support Contract Managers in issuing claims (new/change in scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.). Provides cost effective quality solutions as per customer requirement and delivers within budget and contract. Ensures adherence to safety standards and mitigation of potential risks.
  • You will create work plans and cost estimates in one’s area of responsibility. Reviews and approves scope, budget and schedule for assignments and ensures quality deliverables on time and within targeted cost. Improves effectiveness of work plan in collaboration with other functions.
  • You will complete risk and opportunity assessments and ensures implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibility. Reports any contract / quality / program / cost issues to the project manager along with recommendations for resolution.
  • You will interacts with customers, officials, contractors and others. Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
  • You will collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that technical requirements for equipment or services are communicated and agreed to with potential suppliers. Provides technical evaluation of supplier proposals and accepts as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services.
  • You will maintain network of engineering professionals and shares engineering best practice across different projects and disciplines.
  • You will develop, select and apply standard techniques, procedures and tools. Ensures that engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements. Reports processes and tools inefficiencies and suggests ideas for improvements.
  • You will coach, provide support and technical advice to colleagues. Assigns tasks for and directs engineers, technicians and administrative staff. May functionally lead a small team.
  • 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:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering coupled with related industry experience in High Voltage equipment and in power substations, minimum of 5+years.
  • Substantial experience in providing (relevant discipline) engineering advice and support including functional specification development, design coordination, safety in design, constructability reviews, testing and commissioning and applying engineering quality.
  • Demonstrated experience in the successful implementation of relevant standards such as Australian Engineering and Technical standards (AS/IEC).
  • Proficient with MS Office package.
  • Able to draft/read drawings.
Lieu Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2023-07-13
Numéro de réference R0026846
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.