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Project Engineer

You will be the technical lead and design authority for all engineering activities (both in-house and outsourced) related to diverse engineering projects for grid integration projects in Balkan region. Reporting to the Local Product Group Manager GI you will drive excellence - ensuring that engineering activities are efficiently and cost-effectively executed in accordance with customer expectations, contract specifications, quality standards and safety requirements.

Your responsibilities:

  • Making technical recommendations in the design, engineering, testing, installation, and commissioning phases of customer projects to ensure all actions are completed according to process requirements and standards, while identifying improvement opportunities

  • Supporting contract managers with claims related to changes in the project scope, including assessing cost and time impacts, as well as risk quantifications

  • Providing technical details, costs and deliverables for Sales proposals, while project managers in technical reviews and discussions with customers, partners, subcontractors, vendors and Hitachi Energy management

  • Creating and delivering the scope-specific work plans, resource requirements, proposals, engineering estimates, and risk and opportunity analysis

  • Resolving complex technical issues both remotely and on domestic and international customer sites

  • Maintaining and enhancing customer satisfaction by providing continued dialogue and excellent service at all stages of the project

  • Collaborating and networking with engineering colleagues, sharing best practice across different projects and disciplines

  • Overseeing the creation of subcontracts and assisting Supply Chain in the management of subcontractors

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

Your background:

  • A master’s degree in electrical engineering ( /, min. 300 ECTS)

  • At least 2 years of experience in similar job positions with experience in Electrical Substations

  • Sound knowledge of engineering techniques, processes and tools, including project planning tools and designing tools (Eplan, Autocad)

  • Sound technical knowledge of products and services related to power grids industry, with emphasis on complex substation solutions

  • Having technical experience in design, engineering or commissioning

  • Preferably holding state exam certificate in field of electrical engineering

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

  • Excellent knowledge of Croatian and English language

  • Preferably having valid driving license

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously

  • A collaborative, proactive and solutions-oriented approach

  • Devotion to personal development and readiness for continuous improvement)

Location Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-01-09
Reference number R0038348

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