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.
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.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes