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Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer - Power Quality Solutions

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The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 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 Energy’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.


  • Preparation of PQS Plant Layout (Yard Arrangement – Layout & Plan, Electrical HV / EHV Clearance Check)
  • Preparation of Civil Task (Civil input) Drawings (Foundation, Conduit, Trench, and other civil Requirements)
  • Preparation of Civil Conceptual Design
  • Preparation of PQS Control Building Layout (Electrical Cubicles, Thyristors, Pump skid Arrangement)
  • Preparation of Cable Trench & Conduit Layout
  • Preparation of Grounding & Lightning Protection Calculations and Layouts
  • Preparation of Section Drawings / Erection Key Diagrams (Detailed Installation & Erection Drgs of PQS Plant)
  • Preparation of Detailed Steel Drawings (For Manufacturing / Procurement & Installation)
  • Preparation of Installation Drawings (Grounding Connections & Electrical Connections)
  • Preparation of Busbar system data, Ampacity, cantilever & Magnetic Field Calculations
  • Preparation of Civil Foundation Load Calculations (Load input to Civil Design)
  • Steel Design Calculations (Member Size, Foundation Bolt)
  • Heat & Ventilation System Data Preparation (Input to HVAC design)
  • As Built Drawings
  • Purchasing Steel, Al, Connectors etc.,
  • Review of Equipment Drgs (Reactor, Capacitor, SA, LA, CT, PT, CB, Isolator, WB / Insulator, Cubicle, Cooling Skid etc.,)
  • Review of Tender / Bidding Specification
  • SVC / SC Plant Modelling in 3D Environment by Revit


  • BE in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 - 8 Years (Min 4 years in Air insulated Substation (AIS) or Power Quality Solution – PQS (former– FACTS) (Flexible AC Transmission System) or HVDC Design Experience)
  • Strong Experience in Sub-Station Design / PQS (former– FACTS) or HVDC Plant Design. (Mainly Primary Design - Layout Engineering & Co-ordination with other Design concerns)
  • Preparation / Review / Approval of Layout Engineering deliverables (Primary Design Deliverables of Layout (Plan & Section), Elec. Clearance Diagrams, Mag. Field Clearances, Erection Key Diagrams, Cable Trench & Conduit layout, Grounding & Lightning Protection, Civil Task (civil input) drawings, Typical Installation Documents)
  • Preparation / Review / Approval of Design Calculations (Busbar (Flexible & Tube) Sizing, Short circuit force, Cantilever Strength, Insulation Co-Ordination / BIL, Sag-Tension, Spacer / Critical Span, Grounding, Lightning Protection, Static & Dynamic Load input to Civil Design)
  • Preparation / Review / Approval of Technical Specification, Technical Data Sheets, Vendor Drawings / Data sheets.
  • Vendor Evaluation (Technical) for Switchyard Components and Procurement Engineering
  • Revit OR Other 3D Modelling using Plant Design Tools (Solidworks/Smart Plant / PDS / PDMS - AutoCAD, Micro Station) or Assembly Design Tools (NX, ADI)
  • Strong Knowledge / Expertise in concept of Sketch, Model, drawings
Informazioni basilari
Lieu Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2023-04-26
Numéro de réference IN55351262
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