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General Electric Controls Automation Engineer(m/f/d) in Berlin, Germany

Job Description Summary

As a Controls Automation Engineer, you will report to the Engineering Manager and will be part of a highly motivated and dynamic team of engineers working on the requirement, design, integration, installation, and commissioning of HVDC and Control and Protection System.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading overall requirement, design, implementation, and testing of SCADA/ HMI for HVDC Control & Protection system

  • Extensive experience with HMI/SCADA technologies, implementation, testing and installation.

  • Extensive experience with industrial communication protocols for data and information exchange, such as IEC61850, IEC60870, DNP3, Modbus, and other relevant industrial communication standards

  • Configuration of IEC61850 IED’s via vendor specific tools and System Configuration Tools for complete system integration.

  • Generation of Substation Configuration description Language (SCL) files for system integration.

  • Knowledge of interlocking principles used in substation automation systems and their implementation on IEC61850 IED’s.

  • Design, configuration and testing required to deliver on time and within defined budgets the HVDC Control System hardware.

  • Testing and debugging of complex IEC61850 communication systems using industry standard tools such as IEDSCout, Wireshark etc.

  • Coordinate and interface the HVDC Control System with Balance of Plant equipment and SCADA systems:

  • Define the main IO Lists of the control system

  • Analyze signal interfaces and ensure compatibility with the control system

  • Work in collaboration with NPI teams, the configuration of Remote Terminal Units (RTU), Bay Controllers (BCU) and Merging Units for signal acquisition in digital substation environments.

  • Knowledge of LAN networks/Communication Architectures and configuration of industrial ethernet switches/routers and satellite clocks

  • Oversee the testing and FAT witnessing of the Control System.

  • Prepare and present technical information for Substation Control Systems to internal and external customers.

  • Assist site activities relevant to the installation and commissioning of the control system.

  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue.

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

  • Follow the departments standard design practices, engineering reviews and guidelines.

  • Broadening knowledge of own technical discipline

Qualifications / Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in Electronics/Electrical engineering or related field.

  • Knowledge in configuring Substation Bay Controllers/Merging Units/ IEC61850 IED’s

  • Knowledge in Control Panel design (preferably as used in substation/power plant environments)

  • Knowledge in Distributed Control Systems / Substation Automation

  • Knowledge of industrial communication networks such as Profibus and Ethernet based protocols.

  • Understanding of LV cable sizing and distribution

  • Control & Protection Relay logics Design techniques

  • Experienced in developing electrical designs for industrial control systems.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes