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Project Engineer (Primary)– Substations Engineering

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Activities Involve: 

1. Design authority for all engineering activities for assignments on projects classified as Low and Medium engineering complexity. Support Project Manager for any technical issues. 

2. SPOC with customer for Engineering activities of the project. Participate in customer meetings, act on customer needs, expectations and improve customer experience. 

3. Lead, supervise and coordinate engineering project team: scope, schedule & progress, approvals, budget, targets, resource load & cost-to-complete [Engineering Meetings / Engineering Review]. Ensure Engineering processes are applied and if needed agree on scaling with Engineering Manager. 

4. Conduct Engineering Project Reviews and report progress and cost-to-complete to Engineering- and Project Manager 

5. Establishes contacts with suppliers for technical support, to improve material quality and/or to decrease costs. Technical Obtains prototype product and develops technical tests. Ensure the deliveries as per schedule and carry out regular reviews    

6. Having Primary / Secondary design expertise and able to deliver transmission and distribution projects 

7. Preparing standards and focus on continuous improvements both technically and functionally 

8. Check if quality process is applied by all contributing engineering parties. Escalate to QA/QC. 

9. Track and handle technical issues and follow up. Handle clarification where more than one domain/function/party is concerned plus those topics that cannot be allocated to an engineering domain. Initiate mitigation of possible responsibility gaps in the project team. 

10. Coach and develop project engineers / designers to deliver their maximum potential, plan the skill development needs for the engineers 

11. Identify, track, clarify & drive project change cases that relate to engineering scope. Support claim preparation (client & supplier). Initiate and drive corrective actions. 

12. Collect and consolidate project risks and opportunities from engineering team, technical, but as well related to engineering progress, information/data availability and assumptions taken. Define, coordinate & take proactive actions to mitigate risks and lead to opportunities. Follow-up. Take calculated risk in pursuit of results and speed. 


Know-how / Have Experience on: 

1. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers, disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers, etc 

2. Knowledge of HV grid power systems 

3. Understanding of interfaces to HV and MV overhead line and cable systems 

4. HV & MV substation engineering understanding and experience preferred 

5. Good understanding of secondary design aspects of substations, such as CT VT Sizing, Cable sizing, Protection & Control schemes, LVAC / LVDC supplies, Interlocking, Telecommunication, etc is an added advantage 

6. Good understanding of civil and structural design elements of substations, such transformer bunds, cable troughs, ducts, support structures, substation access roads, etc. 

7. Prepare, review and validate Bill of material for tenders or projects based on requirement 

8. Know-how on design calculations related to Primary Engineering 

9 Grounding system design, drawings and Bill of Materials 

10. Lightning system design, drawings and BoM 

11. Lighting system design and BoM 

12. Technical data sheets verification of primary equipment. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers, disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers, etc 

13. Providing Optimized and Customized solutions for various substation tenders (AIS, GIS, Hybrid, MoSS) 

14. Use creativity wherever appropriate to provide best solutions for the given situation within the framework of tender Continuously develop standard templates and databases for tender engineering. 

15. Vendor Offer EvaluationsFAT / SAT of Primary Equipment, System as and when needed. 

16. Technical risk and opportunity assessment and validation 

17. Estimation of engineering effort for each project for costing at tender stage 

18. Innovative ideas to reduce Engineering effort   

Información básica
Ubicación Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tipo de empleo Full time
Experiencia Experienced
Función laboral Engineering & Science
Contrato Regular
Fecha de publicación 2023-05-18
Número de referencia R0017832
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