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Control System 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: 

To execute project design authority for control engineering disciplines with medium to high complexity within the Grid Edge Solutions, Microgrids and Battery Energy Storage business. 

Coordinate and execute engineering assignments across several disciplines within the project scope and value chain - efficiently, cost-effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, safety requirements and business objectives. 

The primary responsibilities will be controlling system design of Microgrids and BESS Systems and project engineering activities across diverse applications (e.g. Mining, Oil & Gas, grid scale storage, Commercial & Light Industrial). 


Your responsibilities: 

  • You will develop and deploy control scheme for complex Grid Connected battery projects. 

  • You will manage design, integration, deployment, and commissioning process for control system both on-site and remotely. 

  • You will act as a technical lead, approves design deliverables, review all project documents for conformity and quality assurance, anticipate and solve unprecedented problems, crucial issues and/or unique conditions and serve as a specialist in the application of advanced concepts and methods. 

  • You will assist in preparing proposal/presentation of engineering projects/programs (provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc.). 

  • You will represent function in standardization committees and in communication and conferences pertaining to broad aspects of engineering assignments, act as technical specialist support to project and team members, collaborate and networks within Hitachi Energy and externally and lead engineering teams. 

  • You will review, develop, and document quality standards, processes, tools, and techniques, ensure that engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements, contribute towards continuous improvements of processes and tools for engineering efficiency. 

  • You will ensure safe working procedures and practices are always followed including the wearing and maintenance of assigned Personal Protective Equipment, attendance at required health, safety and environment training, report injury, incidents, hazards and near miss events and model safe work behavior in all aspects of work and actively identify hazards and risk controls. 

  • 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: 

  • You hold bachelor or master’s in electrical engineering discipline.

  • Minimum3 years of work experience.

  • Experienced with standard communication protocols: MODBUS, DNP3, IEC 61850, IEC 60870-5-104 etc. 

  • Understanding of a control system of Generator connection to the Grid: Spinning reserve, Frequency Control Ancillary services, Voltage support, Active power etc. 

  • Familiarity with grid interconnection SCADA requirements for AEMO and various TNSP 

  • Knowledge of Design and Commissioning of Control System in Renewable industry is preferred. 

  • This role required time-to-time travel as per the project requirement. 

  • Strong communication skill set.

Lieu Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-04-30
Numéro de réference R0049015
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.