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Job Description Summary

GE - Renewable Energy would like to recruit a Protection Test Engineer to be responsible for the programming and testing of Protection relays and Cubicles for both the Electric Utility & Industrial markets for the Grid Solutions business.

In-depth hands-on experience & knowledge of Protection and scheme design is an essential element of this role.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform configuration of protection relays, Validation, factory acceptance test (FAT) of Protection systems.
  • Support site activities when required.
  • Seeks resolutions on hardware, Software, or performance related protection/design issues.
  • Manage Fault reports for resolution via Company’s process. To adhere to all required procedures and processes in force at any time.
  • Provide weekly time sheets and monthly reports including status of all work undertaken by the Engineer.
  • Communicate Project schedule progress, report quality issues and tools/equipment requirements.
  • Maintain strong safety mindset to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements within GE safety standards.
  • Warns the project manager and the technical lead in case of budget deviation forecast / any technical deviation which put the project in risk.
  • Abide by all GE Corporate and local policies and procedures including but not limited to Integrity, Diversity, Proprietary Information, Conflict of Interest.
  • Apply and adhere the company’s quality, environment health & safety policies to the work at Factory and site.
  • Work in a safe manner and ensure appropriate training is taken to do tasks safely.
  • Report any accidents or injuries while on the job.
  • Oversee cubicle safety & good housekeeping practices of team members.
  • Ensure RAMS produced and approved before performing any works.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • The incumbent must possess strong knowledge of protection functions, Electrical Scheme, and cubicle design.
  • Strong working knowledge of relays configuration and testing
  • Electrical (motors, generators, power grid and generation)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Electrical Engineer with experience in substations ranging from 11kV to 400kV
  • Ability to travel to customer sites - Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge on Power & Protection Systems.
  • Experience with electrical Protection relays (LV, MV & HV).
  • Strong technical skills on Programming and testing Protection Relays.
  • Ability to perform Functional testing of Protection panels.
  • Experience in Factory Acceptance Testing of protection schemes.
  • Experience on performing testing including but not limited to checking protection functions via secondary injections, GOOSE testing, signal testing with SCADA on IEC61850.
  • Candidates with proven knowledge of GE protection relays and Substation automation solutions are preferred.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No