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General Electric Engineer - Controls Engineering in Pallavaram, India

Job Description Summary

To provide Automation & Control Engineering Solutions for SAS from 33kV to 765kV as per customer specification / requirement and internal standards. To plan and execute basic & detailed DCS design for all applications involving switchyard and generator circuits; Initiate technical discussion and obtain customer approval on Engineering documents; Deliver quality on-time documentation & configuration for procurement, manufacturing, testing, site erection and commissioning.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities


DCS Engineering of Automation projects

Study of Specification / Technical inputs. Prepare Compliance to customer observation / comments. Evolve cost effective / optimized solutions.

Preparation of Technical Design, Engineering Calculations, Project Database configurations and Drawings. Check & Validate design documents & configurations.

Selection & Ordering of IEDs & Bought-on-Jobs.

Attend Customer technical meetings for obtaining approvals

Release of manufacturing instructions and Database configurations.

Integration of IEDs, perform internal testing, customer FAT, troubleshooting of SAS systems

Visit site and Provide commissioning support to resolve technical issues and snag lists

Prepare As-built documentation.

Share Return of Experience & Knowledge Capitalisation. Implement the same during design phase, as applicable

Time schedule & On Time delivery

Participate with Team leader / Project Management and finalize submission of deliverables, and commit in terms of man days and in time delivery. Manage design time spent on relevant activities

Ensure on-time delivery of Quality design deliverables..

Anticipate and mitigate delivery issues and recommend change

On weekly basis provide Team lead and /or PM with project reviews.

Project strategy, risk management, Process & Tools

Follow project strategy

Highlight scope or design changes (data for claims, VO)

Track, manage & mitigate identified or potential deviations / risks

Comply with Quality Procedures, work instructions and Processes.

Deploy Engineering tools as per strategy

Sourcing & Procurement, Supplier management

Ensure issuance of technical specifications and basic document to enable procurement of materials.

Coordinate and review technical offers from suppliers for relevant activity

Manage technical interface with sub suppliers & partners, prepare input data , check consistency

Required Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Engineering

2 to 3 years in B.E. / B.Tech (Electrical & Electronics) or (Electrical)

3 to 5 years in Diploma (Electrical & Electronics) or (Electrical)

Basic :

Power System & Primary Equipment, Protection concepts , Product (Protection IEDs) Knowledge

Broad :

Substation Automation, Communication Protocols (IEC 61850,Modbus, IEC103, IEC104)

Networking concepts, Communication architecture, Database configuration,

Third party IED integration, Testing, Validation & Commissioning of SAS systems

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes