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HVDC Protection Project Engineer

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Do you want to enable green energy transition, and together with colleagues build customized embedded control systems consisting of both software and hardware to meet our customers’ and the world’s needs for sustainable, flexible and insecure energy? We are convinced that HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology, solutions for energy transfer with direct current at high voltages, is a long-term sustainable solution. The technology is used for energy transmission over long distances and to connect electricity networks with minimal losses. In addition to energy transfer, HVDC technology also alleviates electricity quality problems and can contribute to the stabilization of connected power grids. For offshore wind power or long-distance underwater transmissions, direct current is the only realistic energy transmission alternative. In this role as a Protection Project Engineer at Hitachi Energy you will be a part of a department which is responsible for automation systems and digital real-time control of the plants and transmissions. The need for this expertise is increasing, and we are therefore looking for both freshly graduated students and senior engineers to join our team.

Your responsibilities

  • As a Protection Project Engineer you will be part of all phases of delivery,
  • which includes design, maintenance, testing, integration, verification, and deployment
  • of the HVDC control & protection application functions needed for safe and reliable operations of plants and transmission links.
  • The position also includes documentation and customer trainings.
  • Opportunity to travel internationally for long and short assignments.
  • You are 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.
  • Sense of responsibility, and the capability of planning and organizing your daily work and a problem solver who takes initiatives to solve challenges.

Your background

  • You hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree within the relevant technical area. This requirement can be waived if you have a strong profile in other requirements.
  • You have a strong interest or skills within industrial application development and programming.
  • As you will be a part of a global business, fluency in English is required, written and
  • spoken alike. Knowing Swedish or other Scandinavian languages is meritorious.
  • Experience or strong interest in digital technology, signal processing and
  • protection system design is seen as an advantage.
  • Experience from the electric power industry - for example relay protection, digital
  • power system automation (IED (Intelligent Electronic Devices)) or simulation and modelling procedures (real-time or offline) is also seen as an advantage in the role.

More about us

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Does the above description sound like you? We are exciting to hear from you! At Hitachi Energy we value you as a person and believe in personal development. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply no later than 16th of April 2023. Recruiting Managers: Murali Palaniyappan, +46 107 38 03 38, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, +46 107-38 25 73; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Stefan Barkman, +46 107-38 33 04. Any other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Julia Wiklund, 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. Ludvika municipal is a typical small Swedish city with 25000 residents. We have all the services and attributes as the rest of Swedish society. Our slogan – Unique. Everything is close by to solving our everyday problems – no time spent on daily commuting. Nature is on the doorstep and many of us have an active outdoor life or are included in different activity Organizations. #LI-NEU1

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Lieu Ludvika, Dalarnas County, Sweden
Type d'emploi Full-Time
Type de rôle Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)
Contrat Regular/Permanent

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