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GE Vernova

Lead LV Secondary Hardware Design Engineer (m/w/d)

Berlin, Germany

Job Description Summary

About GE Grid Solutions:

At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

Why we come to work:
At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

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What we offer:

Working in an international team which is part of global Engineering HVDC Centre of Excellence within Grid Integration based in Berlin
A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements.
Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities

Job Description

Job Description Summary

As Lead LV Secondary HW Design Engineer, you will be a part of "LV Secondary System Design" team, reporting directly to the Engineering Manager. You will be a part of a highly motivated and dynamic team of engineers working on the requirements, design, integration, installation, and commissioning Control and Protection Systems for HVDC.

LV secondary activities covers, among others:

  • AC Protection Single Line Diagram and Protection principles.
  • HV electrical control and interlocking principles
  • Technical specifications (control cable, cubicles, ...)
  • Cubicles design
  • Detailed electrical schematics.

Roles and Responsibilities

As Lead LV Secondary HW Design Engineer, you will be responsible for design and development activities for the technical solution that meets customer requirements. This includes the following activities:

  • Requirement Capture and gap analysis.
  • Define Schematic diagrams requirements and produce detailed design documentation, drawings, test specifications and test reports.
  • Prepare design and technical documents required for the projects as:

    • Design documents: Single Line Diagrams, Wire/Cable Schedules, Routine Test specification, General Assembly drawings, Bill of Materials, etc.
    • Principal diagrams: Interlockings, Protection actions, Polarities, HVDC specific functions
    • Prepare Technical specification for cabling, cable list, Cable Schedule
  • Interface with equipment supplier, monitor manufacturing of cabinets and supervise Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
  • Follow the departments standard design practices, engineering reviews and guidelines.
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems and the establishment of procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences.
  • Prepare replies to customer comments on technical submittals in coordination with project management.
  • Attend, as needed, meeting with customers/contractors/ consultants for technical discussions.
  • Assist site activities relevant to the installation and commissioning of the control system.
  • Apply engineering policies and procedures.
  • Share engineering information.
  • Support department Continuous Improvement activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience in HW design in HVDC field or in a similar field: Oil&Gaz, Electrical substations, Transmission & Distribution,...
  • Good Knowledge about HVDC systems and components.
  • Experience with Design Requirements management for Electrical system and components: analysis and flowdown from System requirements to Components requirements.
  • Good knowledge of Electrical Engineering tools such as E-base and MS office (Word, Visio, Excel).
  • Strong experience in LV/Control Panels design (preferably as used in HVDC or Substation/Power plant environments)
  • Good knowledge about IEDs (Intelligent Electronic Devices), Signal List and Configuration.
  • Good knowledge about Engineering Codes & Standards (international such as IEC, IEEE, National, Cigré...)
  • Availability to travel ~10% of time

Desired Qualifications

  • Basic Understanding of LV cable sizing and distribution
  • Good influencing skills
  • Good knowledge of Control & Protection Relay logic
  • Good level of Accountability and Decision-making skills

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Berlin, Germany
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)