High Voltage Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
06 Aug 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you experienced with specification and test of high voltage components? Do you want to work with a team of highly skilled engineers on the core system of a wind turbine? If so, you could be our new High Voltage Engineer to join our team

Vestas R&D
Technology & Service Solutions, Nacelle Power & Handling, Electrical Power & Control, Converter Electrical & High Voltage.

The Converter Electrical & High Voltage department is part of Vestas R&D organization Technology & Service Solutions. The department is an essential contributor in making the current and future wind turbines more efficient and cost effective by developing the electrical power conversion components as power stack (power electronics), transformer and switchgear. This is done by being responsible for development and maintenance of the components according to the full value chain requirements.

  • Drive and execute high voltage request of non-standard products.
  • Create or update of technical requirement specifications for high voltage transformer, switch gear and MV cables.
  • Create design verification plans, design verification procedures and design verification reports.
  • Participate in supplier type/routine test of transformer and switch gear prototypes.
  • Drive implementation of components into our turbine platforms.
  • Drive PDM-link updates and create item lists through Vestas ECM system.
  • Create or update service and installation manuals.
  • Provide technical support to strategic sourcing projects.
  • Coordination and alignment with colleagues in Denmark, India and other Vestas sites.
  • B.Sc.E.E, M.Sc.E.E 4 years' experience
  • Practical experience in High Voltage equipment.
  • Experience from an EU based company.
  • Design experience on high voltage power systems.
  • Experienced in writing design specifications and verification reports.
  • Structured, open-minded, trustworthy, ambitious, communicative, self-motivated and robust.
  • Experience from Wind turbine industry /Energy Sector /High Voltage component manufacture
  • Detailed understanding of international high voltage standards
  • Focus on the project scope and able to understand the impact of a scope change to the project
  • Process oriented and structured in the way you work
  • Experienced with testing and validation of high voltage components
  • Hands on experience on PTC Windchill PDMLink (Preferred)
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken
  • Flexible and delivers high-quality results within deadlines
  • Willing to travel abroad (20-40 days/year)
What we offer:
We offer a true global challenge in a project-oriented organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will face a challenging workday where you will work on various projects. You will work in an international organization where your primary colleagues will be located in Chennai and Denmark

Additional information:
Primary work location is Chennai.
Please contact Leela at 044-66088017 for further details.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.