Senior Service Engineer.

Hitachi Energy

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

The scope of work is for service HV/PD engineer, it is to cover all the activities / actions required to enable switching systems to be successfully HV tested along with Parila discharge.
The service HV/PD engineer is responsible to test the high voltage systems worldwide for PGHV field services. He represents Hitachi Energy in general through his presence and technical knowledge and Hitachi Energy field services specifically in dealings with the client specifications… He/she embodies the Hitachi Energy QA philosophy, taking into account the special conditions on the construction sites

Your responsibilities

  • Issuance of Test procedures & Calculation of test values;
  • Placing of the test equipment (ensuring required flashover distances, rating of ground load etc…)
  • Conditions of GIS before HV Test
  • Knowledge of all relevant standards, such as IEC, ANSI, Saudi Spec. or other local specifications and standards
  • Knowledge and responsibility for occupational Health and Safety including local regulations and standards of safety for HV-Testing
  • knowledge of all technical parameters and standards for HV Tests:
  • (i) Clearance distance for flashover;
  • (ii) Safety clearance;
  • rounding requirements and parameters of GIS and high voltage; (i) Voltage transformers and current transformers; (ii) Basic knowledge of the electrical field (field strength, corona etc.);
  • Knowledge of all parameters and their functions of different GIS types ELK-14 and ELK-3: (i) SF6 Gas norms and related parameters; (ii) Mechanical components used in GIS type ELK; (iii) Basic knowledge of insulating material and their possible failures; (iv) Switching of GIS
  • Knowledge and interpretation of PD measurement at GIS types ELK-14 and ELK-3, ELK04 , ELK04c As well as the CC products: (i) Conventional method according to IEC 60270; (ii) UHF Measurement; (iii) Theory of partial discharges (iv) Use and install Measurement equipment (v) Defects and their typical patterns, interpretation (vi) Locate possible defect and allocation necessary intervention
  • Switching of GIS , Maintenance of HV-Test equipment, Issue of test reports and non-conformance reports, Coordinate, and plan schedule of tests with all site participants, participate in meetings with our customers and represent HITACHI ENERGY.
  • Actively ensures that HSE practices are of high standard. Works to eliminate unsafe practices and incidents
  • Performs medium to high complex Service tasks like installation, commissioning, maintenance, upgrades and retrofits, repair independently, identifies technical problems and makes analysis through remote or on-site activity in different Service categories (installation and commissioning, maintenance, extensions, replacements, upgrades and retrofit, end of life service etc.).Coordinates, prepares and ensures that all materials, parts and equipment are available and at the appropriate quality for Service activities. Prepares standard lists for ease of work.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by executing Service work according to customer order and expectation. Creates and maintains a good relationship with customers and understands their needs. Identifies new sales opportunities and takes influence in convincing the client for the complete service portfolio.
  • Coordinates, prepares and ensures that all materials, parts and equipment are available and at the appropriate quality for Service activities. Prepares standard lists for ease of work.
  • Prepares all documents and reports to be signed by the
  • customer representative. Reports work done in a timely manner and follows up when needed. Create standards or job durations.
  • Proactively identifies potential equipment failures and proactive
  • corrective actions. Troubleshoots complex equipment failure
  • and makes recommendations to avoid repeating the problem in the future.
  • Proactively identifies suggestions for product, quality and
  • customer service improvement and discusses them with management for changes.
  • Actively ensures that HSE practices are of high standard. Works to eliminate unsafe practices and incidents
  • Consistently applies functional processes considering links to other teams.

Your background

  • Ideally, the candidate must have a bachelors degree in electrical engineering , with great experience in energy/electrical technology and high voltage technique.
  • The candidate must have a team work attitude and resilience to hard work.
  • The candidate must be fluent in both Arabic and English languages as well as PC, MS office programs.

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.

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