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Project Electrical 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

General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking an Electrical Project Engineer for North America Grid Integration Business Unit. The Grid Integration business is experiencing tremendous growth in EV charging systems, high voltage direct current projects, power consulting, power quality solutions, semiconductors, and many other exciting offerings in North America.

The Electrical Project Engineer will join our Grid & Power Quality Solutions (GPQS) team.  GPQS is working with Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS). FACTS technology enables power system owners to increase capacity in the existing electric power system while improving electrical stability. As a result, more power reaches the customer with a minimal environmental impact and at lower investment costs compared to alternative solutions.   

Your Responsibilities:

  • Engineering development: Ensuring that engineering is developed with complete information and/or that all multidisciplinary information has been included.

  • Leading development of new solutions for complex projects and challenges.

  • Driving completion of all engineering activities on the project.

  • Coordinating the electrical engineering discipline across several projects.

  • Providing technical support for testing, installation, and commissioning activities.

  • Creating work plans and cost estimates. Reviewing and approving scope, budget and, schedule for assignments, and ensuring quality deliverables.

  • Interacting directly with customers, officials, contractors, and supply chain.

  • Explaining facts, policies, and practices related to job area. 

  • Designing and executing the project in line with customer specification / FACTS standard/Global standards, NEC, ANSI, IEEE etc.

  • Completing risk and opportunity assessments and ensuring implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibility.

  • Providing cost effective quality solutions as per customer requirement and delivering within budget and contract. Ensuring adherence to safety standards and mitigation of potential risks.

  • Preparation of manufacturing documents for control and protection cubicles.

  • Preparation of FACTS plant design drawings (Secondary).

  • Preparation of specification and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for control and protection cubicles, cable, junction boxes, etc.

  • Purchasing of control and protection cubicles, cable, junction boxes, etc.

  • Coordination with other departments (Mechanical / Control / System Design / Construction / Commissioning)

  • Reviewing and coordinating with vendor/supplier drawings for electrical deliverables including primary equipment.

  • Evaluation of sub-supplier and selection as per project requirements.

  • Involvement in developing and supporting activities for continuous process improvements.

  • Preparation of As-Built Drawings.

  • 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 of Science Electrical Engineering.

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

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of National Electric Code and ANSI/IEEE requirements

  • Some knowledge of FACTS or HV transmission substation solutions is preferred

  • Experience in Control and Protection cubicle design is preferred

  • Knowledge of relay configuration is a plus

  • Experience with E3 software is a plus

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

  • Asset:

  • Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain.

  • Soft Skills:

  • Team contributor using in-depth knowledge in a specific area to execute complex or specialized projects / challenges often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.

  • Works both in teams and independently, applying established local & global standards

  • Good communication skills

  • Dynamic and Proactive, willing to take the challenges and grow in the organization

  • High level of ownership & accountability

Lieu Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-05-09
Numéro de réference R0050264
More about us

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