Electrical Project Engineer Control Systems & Protection (m/f/x)

Job Description

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is looking for a Project Engineer Protection & Control Systems to reinforce our Electrification & Automation team. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, engineering, and commissioning of medium and high voltage networks for our Energy Distribution projects, both nationally and internationally. Your scope will be Belgium and African countries. Traveling could be required in this role (approx. 3 times per year).

The Electrification & Automation business unit accompanies the customers in their electrification’s journey from revamping project to optimization of electricity usage through advanced automation systems. We support customers/society who are using electrification as lever for decarbonization. Our projects cover electrical networks of public distribution/transmission system operators (DSO/TSO), as well as industrial and power plants or data centers in the private sector.  

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You will act as a technical expert and single point of contact for our customers, able to define and determine the appropriate solution, based on your own knowledge and experience, and supported by deeply technical discussions with different stakeholders (Sales colleagues, the customer, management, Expert colleagues, etc). Next to that you can translate these deeply technical aspects into an understandable solution for the customer. 

What will your tasks be?

  • You will ensure the technical development of projects intended for Utility customers and are able to carry these out independently, in support of a project manager.
  • You will be technical expert for different electrical products, such as local SCADA system with advanced electrical functions, local command and control systems, telecommunication systems, power quality.
  • Analyzing the project request and converting it into the appropriate and feasible technical solution from our Siemens portfolio.
  • Technical clarification of the project with the customer through client meetings. Analyzing, explaining, and clarifying the proposed solution, technical offer and clauses.
  • Engineering of the project: concept and design; functional analysis; software development; hardware configuration; testing; follow-up of installation; and commissioning.
  • You will be required to give training to customers or colleagues
  • Your significant technical background and your experience in the field of electrical networks allow you to understand the needs of the customer and to translate them into concrete achievements. You are technically able to discuss with our expert clients in their fields. 

What qualifications are required for this position?

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in electricity or electromechanics.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an engineering function of HV electrical protection and control systems.
  • You have a mastery of Siemens Siprotec protection relays as well as Digsi configuration software.
  • You have experience in carrying out hardware studies for electrical protection systems.
  • You are currently using electrical CAD software (Eplan, etc.)
  • You have good knowledge of Autocad software in 2D.
  • Flexible with respect to travel abroad.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of HV and MV electrical networks.
  • You have a good knowledge in the field of communication protocols specific to the electrical protection system
  • You are French, Dutch, and English speaking

What will Siemens offer you?  

At Siemens Smart Infrastructure, you will create environments that care. You get the opportunity to develop yourself in an international environment. We offer varied work in a wide range of positions and intensive internal training to further develop your careerPermanent coaching and guidance by a mentor are also part of the process.   

Furthermore, we offer:  

  • A competitive base pay, in line with the general Belgian labour market 
  • At least 31 days of annual leave   
  • Flexible working conditions: 2 to 3 days a week working from home   
  • Company car with European energy card (we have a green fleet)   
  • Benefits@work: online store with additional benefits for Siemens employees 
  • Training program customized to your personal career needs   
  • A financial care program including a pension plan, death & invalids’ coverage, and an extended medical insurance: hospitalisation, ambulant costs (dental & optical cost), …   
  • An employee assistance program, focused on mental and physical well-being  

And so much more 😊    

Do you feel like taking on this adventure? Then apply now!  

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens S.A./N.V.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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