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Keywords / Skills : Electrical Design Engineer, Single line diagram, SLD, Lighting layout, equipment layout, ETAP

10 - 15 years
Posted: 2018-10-26

Job Description
The Dow Chemical Company has a very interesting job opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer m/f to be based in Chennai-India.

The Central Engineering Chennai currently has an opening for a Lead Electrical Engineer in our Engineering Solutions located in Chennai. This design engineering role is filled by Electrical Engineers with an emphasis in Power. Candidates must have an Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree from an approved university with ~10 years relevant design engineering experience with appropriately demonstrated knowledge and skill development.

The successful candidate will function mainly as a lead engineer on medium to Large d projects at several facilities managed by the Chennai engineering center. He/She will supervise designers and drafters to develop and assemble the contract package in accordance with the project schedule. As a member of a multi-discipline, capital project design team, the Electrical Engineering Specialist is responsible for the development and detailed design of electrical systems for Chemical Process Units. The Electrical Engineering Specialist utilizes applicable design criteria, design tools, best practices, and established work processes to complete detailed design packages.

Initially, the Electrical Engineering Specialist will work under the guidance of the assigned Peer/Technical Coach to develop the necessary leadership and technical competencies required to function as an Electrical Lead Engineer. The successful candidate will be expected to quickly learn and effectively apply the Dow design tools, work processes, standards, and best practices, and to teach them to the rest of the team both contractors and Dow. The candidate is also expected to serve as a leader of the discipline driving productivity and performance improvements.

Core Responsibilities:

-Electrical system layouts design - Design and preparation of substation layouts, Control & Power panel arrangement, Cable trays and other raceways layout, Equipment layout, Lighting and Grounding layouts

-Design and Preparation of Overall Single Line Diagram, Metering & Protection SLD, Power system configuration option including Medium voltage distribution and low-voltage installations

-Design and Preparation of MV and LV Breaker and relays control schematics, equipment control schematics, lighting & receptacle distribution scheme, circuit diagrams etc.

-Sizing and preparation of cable schedule, raceway calculations, distribution panel schedule, inter connection schedule.

-Design of Electrical hazardous area classification layouts

-Design calculations for CT/PT sizing, Grounding system , Cable sizing, Lightning protection system, Transformer sizing, Battery & Battery Charger, Indoor & Outdoor lighting, DG sizing, NGT/NGR sizing Lighting

-System calculations and system design including Electrical load flow, Short circuit analysis and power system protection and protection device coordination, Motor starting and re acceleration studies

-Front-End Loading requirements and preparation of Invitation to Bid (ITB) packages for outsourced projects

-Detailed Engineering, preparation of installation details

-Equipment specification, selection, vendor drawings review, purchase, factory test, startup and commissioning support.


-Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from approved university

-10+ Years of design engineering experience

-Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following areas of project execution environment for Chemical/ Oil and Gas Industrial Projects.

Tool set:

-Proficient in usage of ETAP tool for system calculations and design

-Basic knowledge in usage of Micro station tool for developing electrical layouts, distribution drawings and control schematics etc.,

-Experience in modeling environment - Smart plant 3D modeling experience for Cable raceway design, equipment’s and Light fixture design, Junction boxes, control stations and receptacles.

-SP3D model reviews, interference checking with other disciplines using Smart plant review software.

About Company

India Engineering Center (IEC) was established in late 2006 in the city
of Chennai, in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The center currently
houses approximately 450 Dow and non-Dow employees across various
functions and businesses. With 95% of these employees belonging to
Engineering Solutions, IEC is the largest Engineering Solutions site
outside of the US.

IEC provides a broad range of project and support based engineering
services including Design Engineering, Project Engineering and Project
Controls, Construction Management, Process Automation, Process
Engineering and Process Safety. The overall value engineering strategy is
based on the following four elements and supported by a strong Process
Automation and Process Engineering expertise. Various Engineering Hub
Services like P&ID, SP3D, Stress Calculations, GMISS, etc. are delivered
out of IEC to all global Dow sites. This strategy enables ES to expand
its resource pool to support growth regions and execute more projects
About Recruiter
Vijayalakshmi Natarajan
HR Coordinator
Dow Chemical International Private Limited
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