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Designer – Substations Engineering

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

The Hitachi ABB Power Grids Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1400 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The INOPC team at Chennai supports Hitachi ABB Power Grid’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Your responsibilities

  • Preparation of substation layouts and section drawings preparation for budgetary offers / tenders / projects based on customer specification.
  • Preparation of earthing layouts, lightning protection drawings, cable routing drawings, erection key diagram, control building layouts, Illumination drawings.
  • Prepare bill of material of primary related quantities for tenders or projects based on
  • requirement.
  • Expertise in all AIS & GIS in design & drawings.
  • Support the senior engineer with the inputs for all design calculations related to Primary & CAD Engineering.
  • Basic understanding of all primary calculations, viz. grounding system design, lightning system design, lighting system design.
  • Understanding of Technical data sheets of primary equipment. Basic Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers, disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers etc.
  • Follow the QMS process and adherence to the same.
  • 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

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience in substation design & engineering.
  • Proficiency in required CAD design tools (Microstation / AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, 3D competence preferred).
  • Knowledge of relevant International standards ex. IEEE, IEC etc.

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. Important, please include in your CV the following passage: “I hereby agree for my personal data, included in my job application, to be processed in line with the needs of recruitment, in accordance with the Law on Personal Data Protection of 29th August 1997 (Law Gazette from 2002, No.101, heading 926, as amended).”

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Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full-Time
Type of role Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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