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Power System Engineer - Main Circuit Design

General Information:

We strive to be world leaders in electric power by helping countries to have greener, stronger and cleaner electricity. By bringing sustainable energy to more and more people, we can reduce our impact on the planet. When you work with us, you will therefore be part of a higher purpose where each department contributes. Together we can encourage the next innovation - to make life better for everyone.

We are looking for a Power System Engineer to join our HVDC team at Hitachi Energy – Montreal. You will be part of a team of talented engineers working for Main Circuit Design department, reporting to the HVDC Engineering Manager in Canada. You will be responsible for initial definition of the equipment that will be used in our HVDC converter stations and yard, working from tender phase to project execution. Some of the tasks you will also be responsible are Reliability, Availability and Maintainability studies, Rating studies, definition of concepts for control and protection design as well as development of our HVDC systems. If you have experience on high voltage substations, you are eager to learn, and you enjoy working on a global structure of high technology and innovation, apply now!  


  • As a Power System Engineer, you will work mainly with initial definition of electrical specification of main circuit equipment in HVDC Converter stations.

  • You will be responsible for technical support for tenders and complete project execution (initial studies, single line drawings, basic calculations, etc)

  • You will interpret customer specification into drawings and requirements for other engineering teams interfacing with Main Circuit Desing department.

  • Attend project meetings and present specific aspects of engineering assignments.

  • Maintain network of engineering professionals and share engineering best practice across different projects and disciplines.

  • Live Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


  • We are looking for an engaged, structured, persistent, well-organized, and driven person who is a true team player Professional Engineering with Bachelor’s or MSc. degree in Electric Power Engineering or similar

  • 2+ years of experience with design and specifications of high voltage equipment

  • You can make the complex simple and show creativity in your approach to problem solving You are ready to work in an international and multicultural work environment.

  • You have worked with High Voltage Equipment or have experience with performing studies for rating of high voltage equipment.

  • Previous work experience in related area, flexibility and an open mindset are important features to be successful in this role.

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required to be able to interact with various stakeholders.

  • French speaking is an asset.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

Ort Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Engineering & Science
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2024-06-12
Referenznummer R0051006

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.