Electrical / Electronics Engineer

Larsen & Toubro Ltd


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Min. 5 years

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Power Systems R&D Engineer



  • Post-Graduation in Power Systems Engineering (MTech / ME).
  • Ph.D. in Power Systems is an added advantage.


Power Systems Research  – R&D and Product Support Group


Minimum 10 years professional experience in Power System Studies with at least 5 years experience as a lead Power System Analyst.


Experience in a lead position in power system studies and grid integration studies for Renewable Power Plants. Should have profound knowledge about renewable generation (Solar PV inverters, wind energy systems), HVDC, FACTS (STATCOM, SVC, SCG). Should have hands-on experience working on software like PSCAD, PSS/E, ETAP, Dig SILENT.

Required Skills

Substations & Grid Integration


 Must possess the required Skill for performing the following studies:


  1. EHV System – Substation & Transmission


  • Experience in Insulation coordination studies - cable energization, transformer energization, reactor energization, TRV, direct and indirect lightning strike study, very fast transient over voltage (GIS) using PSCD or similar, Switching study, Power oscillation damping, Sub-Synchronous Resonance study.
  • Experience in performing Ferro-resonance Studies associated with Transformer, EHV Cable.
  • Experience in performing the Secondary Arc current extinction study for performing successful auto reclosure study.
  • Selection of Surge Arrester Duty such as Residual Voltage, Energy Level
  • Experience in Grid integration 
  • Studies like Transient and Steady state stability studies, voltage stability studies, harmonic studies, power quality studies, LVRT (Low Voltage Ride Through) and Fault Ride Through studies. Reactive Power compensation studies (sizing of Filters)
  • Experience in Contingency analysis for designing grid components.


  • Knowledge & Working hands on Experience in the following software:




  1. Renewables
    • Load flow studies to assess the overloading elements in the network as per the Renewable Energy Systems (RES) capacity addition plans/scenarios.
    • Identification of reactive power elements required under multiple cases for RES capacity addition plans/scenarios.
    • Shall have knowledge on Modelling of Renewable Energy sources (especially Solar, BESS & Wind).
    • Assessment of the operational challenges posed by Different RES technologies- Solar, Wind
    • Verification of grid code compliance before energization of the power plant under consideration of all relevant operating scenarios.

C) Utility Substation / Industrial Substation ( it is deemed to have experience in this field)

  • Load Flow, Short Circuit Calculation
  • Relay Coordination
  • Experience in performing motor acceleration and re-acceleration studies as per process requirement for motor grouping.
  • Experience in performing short circuit analysis and sizing the switchgear and circuit breaker as per the standard.
  • Experience in performing arc flash analysis as per the international standard.


‘D) Preferred Skills (i.e working experience in the project):

  • Experience in design of power generation mix for microgrid and battery storage systems using software like HOMER or similar.
  • Experience in protection relay selection, coordination studies – over current / Earth fault, Unit protection, distance protection, motor protection, generator protection and grid tie-in.
  • Modelling of Phase Shifting Transformer.
  • Good experience in handling customers and Utilities/Off takers related to the approval of Grid impact studies.
  • Experience in HVDC, STATCOM projects including Electromagnetic field (Compatibility) studies.



  • Candidate shall be very well familiar with the IEC, IEEE, DEP and other industrial standards. 
  • Detailed Analysis of the available technological solutions in market for performing system studies.
  • Ability to assume the typical input data parameter for each study as per project specifications and standards where the actual input data/parameters are not available.
  • Good knowledge and interpretation of various country specific Grid codes (requirements related to Middle East region is preferred)
  • Able to provide various optimization possibilities along with compliance to Grid code requirements.
  • Knowledge in identifying the issues/challenges which may arise during grid integration and suggest solutions.


Additional Requirements:

  • Teamwork & Leadership – Should have the ability to foster teamwork and effectively guide and lead colleagues on projects & initiatives.
  • Communication & Judgement – Ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders and exercise decision making considering long term ramification.
  • Commitment – to work with smart and curious people of diverse backgrounds to address the bigger challenge.
  • Business Tools – proficiency with business tools like Outlook, Spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Word, MS Teams and others.




Position is based at Chennai, India

Job role

Work location

Chennai Head Qrs.


Energy & Mining

Role / Category

Power Generation

Employment type

Full Time


Day Shift

Job requirements


Min. 5 years

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