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General Electric Electrical Component Engineer - System Studies in Noida, India

Job Description Summary

The System Studies and Network Solutions role is undertake following actions for the support of ACS-COE, Grid Solutions, Focus on Engineering, and give technical support on demand of ITO of OTR. The actions are consisting on:

• Transverse project:

o Development of method / template / training to adapt Ge Grid Solutions Engineering to new market, new standard and competitiveness benefit. The Scope is ITO and OTR

• On-going projects:

o Undertake the Network analysis actions by use of simulation software in the domain of Power System Analysis for ACS Projects.

o Undertake project feasibility and integration studies for renewable & hybrid projects, Grid compliance actions.

o Under-take grid power quality improvement projects’ analysis and component definitions for transmission and industrial applications.

• Support on demand: ITO and OTR

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The present role will focus on identified actions, such as :

  • Transverse project:

  • Power systems studies : to serve as key user of the tools Power Factory DIgSILENT, in charge to support other GE grid Solutions users, and manage licences.

  • To perform the Grid Connected studies for Renewable (Solar + Wind+ Hybrid) in Power Factory which mainly includes Reactive Power Compensation, Harmonic, Flicker, Dynamic/RMS studies as per the Grid Code.

  • Having Working Knowledge of EATP to perform Relay Coordination, AC/DC Arc Flash and other studies.

  • In charge to manage & develop a database (presently 2 databased hosted in team space Office 365)

  • for application – methodology & training for integration studies development, for tendering and contract execution phase, (link to Engineering)

  • In charge to develop design template based on international standard (IEC, IEEE, Cigre), with supporting documents including training material. In charge to investigate / build / collect information and make the proposal.

  • Examples of identified actions:

  • AC substation : IEEE 1427 Computation – AC clearances, the first step is to propose an iterative method to reach the results

  • AC Substation : Update of IEC Clearance reference shhet ( IEC 60071-2 & 61936 based) based on ongoing update of IEC 60071-2.

  • AC / DC substation : development of lightning protection template as per IEC 62305.

  • Upgrade of Electro-mechanical Design templates for Bus bars, conductor selection, loads on support structures, earthing design tools and templates etc.

  • ITO Power system : make proposal for ITO design method for AC filter TRV scenario analysis of based on PSCAD and after Substation Insulation coordination for Wind farms, (link to R&D)

  • Addressing : Offshore wind, HVDC , Solar, AC substation, HVDC Integration

  • Technical domain to addressed : Insulation coordination ( lightning, swithching, …RMS), Corana effect, conductor heating, load due to rigid bus, flexible bus, electrical clearances, seismic

  • Support on demand:

  • Offshore/Onshore wind, HVDC , Solar, AC substation HV or UHV

  • For transverse project, he/she shall be responsible on :

  • action plan elaboration, in coordination with GE Grid Solutions Engineering teams (worldwide), and customer ( & Sales , Marketing)

  • on the dedicated part of a transverse action:.

  • task execution

  • management of training

  • possible troubleshooting analysis to manage as technical expert

  • etc. as defined on business needs

Desirable Experience & Know-How

  • At least 5 years of experience in Power System Studies mainly concentrated to Grid Connection studies for Renewables using Power Factory is mandatory and working knowledge of PSCAD.

  • Having working knowledge of High Voltage Substation Engineering activity sector, on technical activities in international context.

  • Power System experience on RMS studies and or EMT studies.

  • Power Factory Digsilent is highly expected ( to perform as key user and Grid Compliance studies) , PSCAD practice is mandatory, ATP/EMTP is a plus.

  • Good mathematic background

  • Practice of Substation Design

Know – How:

  • Substation design process practice, Substation primary design Engineering, Power System Wind farm contract experience (or Offshore design, or HVDC knowledge) are mandatory.

  • Substation Engineering design sizing (insulation coordination studies, Power Systems Analysis experience) are mandatory.

  • Compatibility (optimization) Instrument transformer / protection systems, will be highly appreciated.

Qualifications / Requirements

Engineer or M.Tech in Electrical or Power Systems Activity.

5-8 years of overall experience in engineering design & electrical power systems studies. Experience years is flexible and can be considered as per suitable candidate.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skill with proficiency in English.Knowledge of GE

  • Ability to work independently.Knowledge on international environment and design practices in electrical power industry.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes