Transformer Project Engineer

Job Description

Organization: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Service Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 241956
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Job Description:

Siemens GP SD SPT service organization provides turn key installation and commissioning, repair, refurbishment and service for of all OEM and non-OEM Transmission & Distribution assets including but not limited to HV Power Transformers, Circuit Breakers, GIS, FACTS, HVDC, and Offshore Wind.

The Transformer Engineer will be responsible for providing expert technical knowledge regarding installation and service solutions for large scale transformer projects, analyze test results, and acts as the lead technical point of contact for the project team. A successful candidate will have experience reviewing specifications for their technical content, engaging with product marketing experts, collaborating with Factory reps. and overseeing the generation of an overall solution for a larger project team. The Project Engineer will provide engineering and equipment subcontractor oversight, in close partnership with the overall Project Manager.

This position reports to the TP Marketing Manager, with close coordination and guidance provided by a Senior Engineer. The Marketing and Sales team consists of several engineers, and proposal analysts that lead Siemens Transformer field service & installation projects.


  • Review of customer specifications, RFP’s, RFI’s, commercial/technical documents, product requirements for tenders
  • Review drawing packages, equipment submittals, testing specifications and other engineering-related documents
  • Ability to develop a project execution plan and cost the plan per the Customer RFP documents
  • Ability to identify project risk and associated liability and understand how to mitigate the risk and liability
  • Ability to present project solutions to Customers and assist with Customer specification development
  • Able to work within teams and product groups, internal and external
  • Support project turnover activities to the project execution team
  • Assist in developing new bid strategies, and market assessment tools
  • Support process improvements, visibility, transparency, and accuracy wherever possible.
Required Education and Experience:
  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5-8 years of experience in a technical role; which may include inside system design, electrical design, commissioning, or installation of HV transformers
  • Industry knowledge of design and installation requirements for LV and MV distribution equipment; switchgear, breakers, conductors, power transformers
  • Excellent organizational skills with managing large engineering packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers internal/external
  • Ability to work effectively across various functions and departments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite: Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in reading and reviewing electrical schematics; AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Ability to set and manage priorities


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