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Senior Principal Project Lead Engineer

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 Innovation

We are looking for an experienced Grid Automation Systems Lead Engineer as design authority and technical lead for highly complex engineering activities. In this role you will be a system lead engineer with a broad profile that can manage several of the installation and integration activities in our large project deliveries around the globe. You will lead, supervise and coordinate multidisciplinary project engineering teams in all engineering disciplines (both in-house and outsourced) on projects of very high complexity, and support with technical advice and guidance. You will be the single point of contact to the customer for the technical component of the project.

Your responsibilities

  • Be ready to relocate for up to 3 years to the country where the project is implemented
  • Create engineering proposals for highly complex or innovative project opportunities, including coordination with multiple business units and consortium partners
  • Facilitate overall engineering risk analysis with all partners before submitting proposal
  • Support Contract Manager in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications, etc.)
  • Support the Project Manager in the overall project risk and opportunity assessments and implementation of resulting actions
  • Work with customers at strategic level to shape and deliver leading edge solutions/processes in order to meet customer needs and develop long term relationship
  • Provide technical advice to senior management, especially in unique or highly complex proposal opportunities
  • Initiate and lead best practice sharing activities across different projects and disciplines with the goal to improve the competence in the wider engineering community

Your background

  • You have Master (or Bachelor) degree in Electrical Engineering and solid understanding of grid automation and power systems
  • At least +10 years of work experience in Power and T&D industry
  • Good understanding of electrical power grids, network control systems (SCADA EMS, SCADA ADMS), power applications, telecommunication, substation automation, related data acquisition infrastructures, etc.
  • Proven experiences in the design, engineering, installation and commissioning of such control system infrastructure projects
  • A creative mindset, combined with ability to seek information, knowledge of how to solve technical problems
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken is required

More about us

When our Large Project Team makes a bid for a project, we bring technologies and people together, making sure the solution precisely meets the project requirements which comprise a broad range of solutions to address the most critical needs of utility and power companies. Hitachi ABB's Large Project Team will have project management resources situated close to customers, either on premise or at local Hitachi ABB offices. The team will be the regular liaison, providing face-to-face interaction with the customer on all aspects of the project. Our Large Project Team is a centralized organization, but we will always include local Hitachi ABB colleagues in all stages of the project ensuring local competence for future service and expansions. This will also mean a continual improvement in the agility and efficiency of relationships in the future. Ready for a new exciting challenge? Welcome with your application by 26th of November. Hitachi 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. #LI-PRIORITY-NEU

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Sijainti Vaasa, , Finland
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