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Project Lead Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great InnovationHitachi ABB Power Grids is seeking a Project Lead Engineer. This role is responsible to plan and technical lead for all Engineering disciplines - evaluates, selects and applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria to perform task or sequence of tasks, for conventional projects with few complex features. Executes assignments using established solutions.Your responsibilitiesManage and lead all engineering activities, both in-house and outsourced, during the proposal, design and construction stages of FACTS and HV substation projects with strict adherence to the project contract.Support proposal efforts by introducing and promoting innovation, cost saving ideas, and value-added solutions to the overall system design concept.On-site assessment and evaluation of existing equipment, steel structures, foundations, etc., in so called "brown field" projectsProviding expertise and support to the proposal and project teams in validating sub-contractor bids, and in negotiating sub-contracts for electrical substation and switchyard projectsPrepare, update and support the project execution engineering activities in the schedule with emphasis on; On-time delivery, Quality of deliverables and Project costs.Evaluates risks and opportunities, strategizes mitigation of one's engineering projects/programs. Supports the Project Manager in overall project risk and opportunity assessments and implementation of resulting actions. Identifies opportunities for repeating and new businessesCollaborates on project installation, commissioning and site activities, clarifying potential issues or providing solutions to correct engineering errors. Provides technical support to commissioning and start-up activities.Strong experience with HV/MV STATCOM, SVC and Series CapacitorsUtilize knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code to ensure that designs comply with the required safety clearances.Perform technical, cost savings, and constructability reviews of design packages from internal engineering, outsourced sub-contractor engineering and equipment factories.Experience in various design calculation like grounding & shielding, rigid bus calculation, battery & charger sizing, AC & DC auxiliary system, voltage drop calculation, sag & tension calculation, input for substation tower & equipment support structure design.Conform ABB Bid packages with Customer Project Documents:Review customer Request for Proposals / Quotations (RFPs / RFQs), and ABB's proposals to ensure conformance with the bid package by: Identifying and clarifying technical ambiguities and conflicts in the documentsIdentifying potential or probable risk during construction and installationDeveloping mitigation strategies for identified risksWork with the proposal team to ensure that the sub-contractor scope of work is clearly defined, that contract Terms & Conditions include appropriate flow downs, and that risks are properly allocated between ABB and the sub-contractorsValidate Sub-Contractor Bids:Analyze sub-contractor bid responses for inconsistencies, oversights and mistakesLead sub-contractor bid reviews to resolves bid response inconsistencies, oversights and mistakesProvide cost recommendations to the proposal team based on the bid review analysis Lead the development of single-line diagrams, layout drawings, raceway systems, grounding systems, station service and BOMs for FACTS design packages.Notify the Engineering Manager and the Project Manager of any difficulties encountered in the engineering and design that may adversely impact safety, reliability, quality, cost, or schedule of the ABB project deliverables, and provide recommendations for solutions.Good Knowledge of related engineering tools and software required to accomplish his task (AutoCAD, CYME, ETAP, CDEGS is an asset)Experience in HV power cable system design, including ampacity calculations, cable pulling design, cable vault layouts, cable restraint design, and GIS sealing end/air termination applications, is a bonus.Experience in evaluation of power system study, insulation coordination study, harmonic analysis & capacitor bank sizing etc is desirable.Experience with protection single-lines, schematics, protection and telecommunication interfaces, review of control & protection drawings, CT sizing, relay setting/coordination, is a bonus.Expert knowledge of the benefits and strengths of GIS vs. AIS substations as they relate to reliability, space savings, safety, maintenance, security, aesthetics, life-cycle costs, etc.Provide substation project management support, including managing engineering scope according to technical contracts, equipment procurement, developing change orders, and maintaining project schedules. Adhere to ABB Power Grids - quality processes and document control procedures to ensure design documents are complete and accurateYour backgroundBachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required and 4 plus years of technical, commercial and construction experience on FACTS, HV/MV substation engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) projects.Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the United StatesProfessional Engineering certification preferred.Basic knowledge of applicable ANSI standards is required. Experience with CAD software such as AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suites and Lotus Notes is a plus.Travel is required; up to 30% both domestic and internationalMore about usHitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: v/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi ABB Power Grids career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi ABB Power Grids HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: us-pg-askhr@. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. Publication date 2021-04-19 Reference Number US51345033_E1 Crystal Springs, Mississippi, USA Design and Engineering Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience) Atlanta, Georgia, USA Design and Engineering Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience) Jefferson City, Missouri, USA Design and Engineering Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)

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