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Main Accountabilities:

Installation supervision of primary and Secondary equipment for FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission) projects. Handle Coordination with customers, vendors, Design Engineering teams, and consultants apart from regular site commissioning work. 

Take complete responsibility for the FACTS Installation activities at the site and ensure the work is completed on time meeting all the quality and HSE standards.


Installation of FACTS equipment of 33 kV and above. This includes Thyristor & IGBT Valves systems, Valve Cooling systems, Switch gears, Capacitor banks, Reactors, CT / VT's, Protection & Control Systems, and other related equipment.

Supervise the activities handled by sub-contractors and ensure the activities are completed on time with the right quality following HSE standards.


  • Bachelor in Electrical & Electronics and/or Master in Power Electronics or Power Systems with 8+ years experience in a similar role

  • Hands on experience in Installation of Control and Protection cubicles, Electrical yard equipments, Power and control cables, Laying, termination and testing of fiber cable, installation of reactors & Capacitor filter units, distribution panels and switchgears is expected. Knowledge of Protection relays and Control System (SCMS / SCADA) will be an added advantage.

  • Good knowledge of IEC, NEC standards and customer specific standards (SEC, DEWA, North America etc.,) for installation is preferred.

  • Should have good knowledge of OHSAS procedures and be able to handle HSE responsibility for his team at site.

Basic Info
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-05-23
Reference number R0021450
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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.