High Voltage Primary Engineer


Siemens Energy S.r.l.
EVP Global Functions
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A Snapshot of Your Day: You will work within a team of engineers designing large HV substation (including HVDC converter stations) to meet specific customer requirements. You will be one of the key persons designing the main HV equipment’s and you will coordinate different disciplines to design an optimal and cost-efficient layout solution for the project, in compliance with the industry practice and customer requirements. You will also be tasked with using engineering design tools to aid with project design. 

How You’ll Make an Impact 

  • To work with the team leader to deliver primary engineering design packages in line with the agreed delivery timescales and budget.
  • To prepare technical and requisition specifications, data sheets and inspection data sheets for primary HV equipment’s (transformers, circuit breakers, disconnector switches, CT&VT transformers, surge arrestors GIS switchgear etc.)
  • To perform calculation and analysis for sizing of equipment in compliance with applicable international standards and norms.
  • To perform Technical Bid Evaluations for primary HV equipment and providing recommendations in the final selection of equipment.
  • To check and monitor the supplier documentation and manufacturing and testing process.
  • To have or gain the ability to design, check and integrating primary layouts and component design with the aid of 2D/3D modelling software.
  • Preparation of Earthing & Lightning Protection layout.
  • Responsible for co-ordination with the client, civil, other interfaces for delivering the layout design.
  • Participate in cost reduction and optimized design during project execution.
  • Monitoring of the engineering delivery progress for its own deliverables, including obtaining the needed input on time so timely delivery is guaranteed. 

What You Bring
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, ability to analyze and learn as well as motivation, result orientation and enthusiasm to make a positive contribution to the team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical power engineering
  • Design experience within the electrical transmission and distribution industry (experience in HVDC sector will be a plus)
  • Good knowledge about HV equipment (transformers, circuit breakers, disconnector switches, CT&VT transformers, surge arrestors GIS switchgear etc.)
  • Knowledge of international standards for AC & DC systems above 1 kV (including IEC, IEEE, EN and VDE)
  • Good working knowledge of primary layouts and equipment drawings associated with HV electrical substations. – Desirable/Good to have
  • Working experience in 3D layout design of HV electrical substations. – Desirable/Good to have
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools (Autodesk products such as AutoCAD, Inventor, Navisworks, Primtech) – Desirable/Good to have
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Very good written and spoken English and willingness to travel internationally (<20)

Who is Siemens Energy? 

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. 

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. 

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Our Commitment to Diversity 

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences. 


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