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Electrical Engineer

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be the engineering authority for projects with low to medium complexity, and complete assignments on small, medium, and large projects cost-effectively and by contract specifications and quality standards.
  • You will be coordinating with customers, tendering & project team, the operating unit, the project manager, the supply chain manager, the engineering manager, engineering leads, secondary and civil / steel design functions, consultants, end customers, etc., and provide the required support to lead the project / tender.
  • You will design authority for all engineering activities in an electrical power supply system for AC & DC Rail traction power supply (TPS) substations concerning international standards and sizing of the electrical equipment for the development of new power systems.
  • You will be in interaction with sales departments and project management during both, the bid phase, and the project realization phase and collaborate with the supply chain function to ensure technical requirements for equipment & services. provide technical evaluation of supplier’s offers and provide manufacturing clearance.
  • You will be participating in technical liaison meetings with customers, suppliers, and HE internal manufacturing units. Technical management, planning, and controlling of own engineering work package and coordinating with other engineers for systems integration and design. Review / Perform load flow simulations and prepare reports.
  • You will review the outputs of the EMC and RAM study, Load flow, short circuit, and Insulation coordination studies & interface for inputs, and technical design interface between sub-systems of all AC & DC Traction Power Supply equipment within the substation.
  • Thorough understanding of railway overhead catenary/third rail distribution systems. Knowing different railway technologies from an electrical perspective
  • You will be preparing/reviewing the specifications for the rectifier transformer, rectifier unit and DC switchgear & auxiliary transformer, medium voltage switchgear, and technical data sheets verification of primary equipment. Knowledge of primary equipment, such as circuit breakers, disconnectors, earthing switches, instrument transformers, power transformers, etc
  • You will handle vendor offer evaluations. FAT / SAT of traction power equipment, Estimation of engineering effort for each project for costing at tender stage
  • You will handle technical risk and opportunity assessment and validation. Innovative ideas to reduce Engineering efforts.
  • Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity means taking responsibility for your actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


Your background:

  • You hold a bachelor’s Degree in engineering. 
  • Required experience of more than 10 years in Substation Engineering (GIS).
  • Required CAD design tool (Autodesk Revit, 3D competence preferred).
  • Proficiency in required Engineering calculation tools and standards like IEEE, IEC.
  • Very good communication & networking skills and Knowledge in substation tendering and project-lead engineering activities (technical & commercial)
  • Knowledge of Power Quality Solutions such as Power system Design & Power system Performance Evaluation shall be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of power traction simulation software for both AC & DC traction projects. And network Harmonic Study and Complete Understanding of Primary design aspects of substations, including SLD, layouts, overviews, site plans, duct bank and conduit layouts, grounding systems, and auxiliary power supply systems and control circuits.
  • Good understanding of protection study, CT VT Sizing, Cable sizing, Protection & Control schemes, LVAC / LVDC supplies, Interlocking, Telecommunication, etc.
  • Individual contributors using in-depth knowledge in a specific area to execute complex or specialized projects/challenges often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.
  • Proficiency in English speaking, and good communication.

Sede Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan;
Taichung City, Taichung City, Taiwan
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Experienced
Funzione lavorativa Engineering & Science
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2023-12-19
Numero di riferimento R0039659

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