Protection & Controls Engineer 526 views

General Electric

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Job ID: 

  • 3127502

Job Function: 

  • Engineering/Technology

Business Segment: 

  • Power Grid Solutions

Role Summary

  • To provide Protection & Control solutions for SAS and conventional projects from 33kV to 765kV substations as per customer specification/requirement and internal standards with the support of lead Engineer.
  • To plan and execute basic & detailed design for all protection applications involving switch-yard, solar & renewables.
  • Initiate technical discussion with the customer and obtain approval on Engineering documents; Deliver quality on-time documentation

Essential Responsibilities

  • Protection and Control Engineering of Automation & Conventional projects – Switchyard, Solar & renewables.Study of Specification / Technical inputs.
  • Prepare Compliance with customer observation/comments. Evolve cost effective / optimized solutions.Preparation of Technical Design, Engineering Calculations and Drawings.
  • Check & Validate design documents election & Ordering of IEDs, Relays & Bought-on-Jobs materials
  • Attend Customer technical meetings for obtaining approvalsRelease of manufacturing instructions and Database configurations. Co-ordinate with various stakeholders including a Testing team for internal validation and participate in FAT as required.
  • Provide support to the site team to resolve technical issues and snag lists
  • Prepare As-built documentation. Share Return of Experience & Knowledge Capitalization.
  • Implement the applicable RoEs during the design phase.
  • Time schedule & On 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 the technical interface with sub-suppliers & partners, prepare input data, check consistency.
  • Mandatory: Excellent skill set on complete cable engineering process.
  • Independent ability to drive LV engineering system.
  • To design and draw Protection schemes, relay settings and protection co-ordination


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electrical) or (Electrical & Electronics 3 to 7 years experience in Basic: Power System & Primary Equipment, Substation Automation, Communication ProtocolsBroad: Product (Protection IEDs) Knowledge, Protection philosophy & concepts, Trip & Interlock Logics, Cubicle mfg. knowledge, Engineering calculations & Design tools like Engineering Base, ETAP etc.
  • Hands-on for design and drawing of protection schemes, wiring tables and cabling design etc. on Engineering Base or equivalent software.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to work independently. Strong problem-solving skills.
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