Lead Engineer - Substation Design

Seeking Lead Engineer - Substation Design in Noida, India. Design FACTS systems, coordinate with global teams, and ensure compliance with international standards. Bachelor's in electrical engineering required.

GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy
Noida, India  UTC+05:30   Flexible   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

About GE Renewable Energy

Company Overview

GE Renewable Energy

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

2023 (as GE Vernova)

Business Model

Renewable Energy

Manufacturing and services for wind, hydroelectric, and solar power systems

Sales of renewable energy systems and related services

Locations & Geography

Operates in over 35 countries

Company Culture

Electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it

Innovative and technology-driven

Opportunities for career growth and development in renewable energy technologies

Activities & Projects

Installation of new Renewable Hybrids factory in India

Digital Services Platform on AWS for asset management

Target for carbon neutrality in facilities and operations by 2030

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, project management, and support functions

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, career development programs

Contact Information

The Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) team which is a part of Grid Solutions, a GE Renewable Energy business, delivers high power (>100MVAr) Flexible AC Transmission Systems as Static Synchronous Compensators (STATCOM) and Static Var Compensators (SVC), Fixed Series Capacitors (FSC) and Synchronous Condensers (SC) systems. These FACTS devices are used to control power system voltage and reactive power flow, also typically used to improve the integration of renewables to the power system making the future power system more sustainable, well as to improve the power system stability and transmission system efficiency. FACTS technology is at the heart of electrifying tomorrow's energy.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced FACTS electrical engineer with a strong background in EHV/ HV substation layout design, calculation, and equipment specifications. Work involves designing of main FACTS equipments, preparation of layout, SLD, component specifications, inquiries, and technical discussions with other parties (suppliers, customers, R&D, internal parties)

In this position, you will be mainly involved in design and engineering of SVC and STATCOM solutions in close coordination with various engineering team globally. As a key member of team, you will be responsible for designing of Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) solution for global projects & tenders.

Job Description

Role & Responsibilities

  • Preparation & review of substation engineering deliverables such as key single line diagram, erection key diagram, layout design (Plan & Section in 3D & 2D), magnetic field clearances, installation drawings and instructions of the STATCOM and SVC systems of assigned FACTS delivery projects and tenders.
  • Performing of various substation calculation such as thermal and short circuit force calculation for rigid busbars and flexible conductors, SAG – tension, cantilever strength, insulation co-ordination, magnetic field, spacer / critical span, grounding, lightning protection etc according to international standards (IEC / IEEE).
  • Calculation of foundation loads according to international standards (IEC / IEEE) considering the prevailing environmental conditions
  • Technical responsibility for preparation of equipment specifications, approving drawings, bills of material, optimizing the design of equipment under FACTS projects and review of vendor documents (drawing, data sheet etc) for substation equipment such as reactor, capacitor, circuit breaker, SA, CT, CVT, DS, bushing etc.
  • Coordination with internal departments and sub-suppliers for individual main components and subsystems. Support installation team locally or remotely considering mechanical aspects.
  • Participation in the project specific mechanical design of the power electronics valves related to SVC & STATCOM systems.
  • Support in NPI (New Product Introduction) and sales teams in the mechanical and layout designs related topics.

Required qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • Advanced level of experience in EHV AC Sub-Station primary design, calculation & co-ordination
  • Experience in international projects with working exposure of international standards as IEC, IEEE etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English

Desired qualifications

  • Solidworks or similar 3D&2D design tool experience will be added advantage.
  • Experience in stress analysis is considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in Autocad and Autodesk Revit is considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in FACTS/HVDC substation projects is considered as an advantage.


  • Flexible working environment with base location in Noida, India.
  • Opportunities to work with innovative technology on global projects along with a truly global team
  • Learn and enhance your competency with some of GE’s well designed learning platforms.

Why we come to work

At Grid Solutions, part of GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we’re always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you’ll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you’ll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the green energy transition.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, enriching careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by la

Additional Information

  • Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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About the role

Mar 12, 2024

Full Time


Aug 20, 2024


Noida, India



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