Lead engineer-System Engineering

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Role Summary/Purpose:

Responsible by service project tendering and execution, coordination tracking this scope on constant interface with the stakeholders for Control and Protection for Hydro Plants

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As a responsible engineer:

  • Design drawings, technical specification and all documentation required for a Digital Control system project providing technical solution according the customer´s requirements, budget and planning;
  • Design and integrate computer system, industry network, electrical panel and field facilities such as: Ethernet/fiber switch, industrial application server, data acquisition server, historian data server and terminal server. Experience with Hydroelectric Power plant automation;
  • Develop electrical design, schematics and drawings in AutoCAD; Assist Industrial Ethernet/Fiber Network Design and Serial network communication (Modbus through RS-232, RS-485);
  • Provide support on tendering activities, development supplier with supply chain support;
  • Read and understand the customer requirements;
  • Perform Site Survey;
  • Ensure the integration between all other products (generator, turbine, BoP, etc.) coordinating the necessary interface;
  • Accountable for assess the risks and opportunities and margin movement for his/ her scope
  • Prepare the systems architecture;
  • Able to perform some changes on Controls programming;
  • Prepare request for quotation to be sent to suppliers;
  • Prepare main deviation list;
  • Evaluate suppliers technical offer;
  • Perform platform TAF tests;
  • Availability to travel to provide site support on commissioning.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Experience on Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System Design. Programming Logic Controllers (PLC), configuring and designing HMI.
  • SQL database inquiry scripting and maintenance; Industrial server software application installed, managed and maintenance.
  • Experience and skill in troubleshooting control system issues.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Control Engineering
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Portuguese;

Desired Characteristics:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a global matrix team environment
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, work well with others and have a positive attitude,
  • Must be a creative thinker, results oriented, focused, and attentive to detail and accuracy,
  • Must have ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines,
  • Sharp, quick, dedicated and innovative problem solver,
  • Core values and continuous self-improvement,
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and able to think designs through completely

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes