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Senior Project Engineer

General information:

The quality and innovation of the engineering in our products, systems and service offerings keeps our customers ahead. Developing solutions for our customers all over the world and working on our market-leading technologies will challenge and enrich your work and your mind.

Hitachi Energy is seeking an Electrical Engineer for its Transformer Services US engineering team. This role will support the Transformer Services business. This role will be based in the Nashville, TN, Earth City, MO, Crystal Springs, MS office or remote with up to 20% travel required.

You will be a vital member of the engineering team in Transformer Services US.  Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be the go-to person for technical field support related to repairs, retrofits, oil processing as well as completing various engineering studies and creating and documenting processes and procedures.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Using your knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to a variety of technical inquiries both from operations and the quotation team.
  • Be the subject matter expert for field repair and testing.
  • Create test trip packs, review and validate test data and compile test reports.
  • Provide technical support to field crews – 24/7, all US time zones. 
  • Coaching and guiding less experienced colleagues.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
  • Knowledge of oil processing and what process and durations are required dependent on oil and transformer conditions.
  • Completing studies and reports for bushing retrofits.
  • Review and provide guidance for oil DGA test results.
  • Perform life and condition assessment and thermal studies.
  • Perform internal inspections and provide on-site technical support.
  • Experience performing electrical field plot analysis.
  • Assessment of non-OEM replacement components.
  • Participate in root cause analysis studies.
  • Create repair scope of work procedures.
  • Communicate status of project/studies and assist with planning and scheduling.
  • Review other engineering team members studies/reports. 
  • 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:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering with five or more years of experience or alternatively a combination of studies and ten years or more of transformer experience.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Experience in design and execution, working as an electrical engineer with transformers.
  • Knowledge of industry standards - IEEE, IEC, NEMA.
  • Experience in repair of medium and large power oil filled transformer from multiple OEM’s.  Knowledge of reactor, rectifier, voltage regulating, and dry type transformers construction and design.    
  • Knowledge of transformer ancillary devices functions and operations.
  • Knowledge of LTC operation and maintenance procedures.  
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office 365 and AutoCAD.
  • Initiative, creativity and great attention to detail.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.


Sede Remote - North Carolina, United States of America
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Experienced
Funzione lavorativa Engineering & Science
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2024-02-01
Numero di riferimento R0035977

About Hitachi Energy

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.

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