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General Electric Thesis Worker – STATCOM or SVC subsystem design in Home/Remote/Alternate, Finland

Job Description Summary

We are looking for a Thesis Worker to join the Grid Solutions, FACTS Unit, based in Tampere. As a Thesis worker you will join to Control HW, Protection & SCADA Team. The internship period is full-time and lasts approx. 6 to 9 months. The preferable starting date would be spring or early summer 2021. Thesis topic is related to design of Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) or Static Var Compensator (SVC) according to thesis worker’s area of interest and project needs.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

The ideal candidate's studies are aiming at B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Power Engineering (P.E.) or in Electrical Engineering (E.E.). Preferred completion degree 80% or more of studies done. Major e.g. in Power Transmission and Distribution, Power Electronics, Power Systems and Markets, Alternative Technologies in Power & Energy.

Qualifications/Requirements :

Preferred skills/experience/areas of interest (the list is quite comprehensive, but it's not necessary to master in all areas)

• Power electronics and / or power system engineering

• Protection systems; relays, overcurrent, earth fault and differential protection

• Fault current calculations and/or simulations

• Design engineering tools e.g. AutoCAD, CADS, E3, EPLAN or other tools utilizing databases

• Electro-technical standards

• Substation communication protocols (eg. IEC61850, DNP3, IEC60870-5-104)

• Ethernet network configurations or substation cyber security

Desired Characteristics :

• Desire to work in international environment

• Good documentation skills (English)

• Team player

• Passion towards work

• Curious and open-minded

• Adaptive with problem-solving skills

• Make things happen mentality

• Willingness towards travel

• Strong prioritizing and time management skills

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No