Primary Design Engineer, Amman, Jordan

18 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.
ABB Power Grids business delivers products, systems, service and software solutions as part of its comprehensive power & automation offering for the grid across the power value chain - serving utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers.

You will be working as a Primary Design Engineer and will be a part of the Power Grids Business and Gird Integration Business Line based in Amman, Jordan. In this role you will be responsible for designing of substations projects.
Your responsibilities
  • Planning and coordinating of the technical aspects of a project with the client, internal engineering, as well as suppliers of equipment & services.
  • Providing the pertinent data to, and interface with, the other project team members in the office and on site.
  • Listing and scheduling all the technical deliverables.
  • Following up with engineering, procurement and construction regarding progress meetings (Internal, with Customer and with Sub-suppliers).
  • Identifying technical related risks and their impact on the project & mitigate their effects in the preparation of detailed layouts and sections for switchyards and control buildings for substations from 11kV to 230 kV.
  • Calculating static and short circuit forces, earthing system, lightning protection system, busbar sizing, conductors and cables sizing.
  • Preparing input data for steel structures, clamps & fittings and civil design. Reviewing of steel structure, clamps & fittings and civil design.
  • Living ABB's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
Your background
  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical (Power Systems) or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in in the field of primary design specifically for HV Substations.
  • Required good knowledge of related products and systems (HV / MV switchgear, transformers, relays & protection, etc).
  • Required good knowledge in Autocad drafting, primary materials such as steel structures, clamps, fittings, insulators, conductors, trays, ladders and installation accessories.
  • Required knowledge and experience in substation general design, engineering, and construction.
  • Required good communication, leadership, negotiation and analytical skills.

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