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Control and Protection System Project Engineer

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Torino, Italy
Full Time

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

EthosEnergy is looking for a Control and Protection System Project Engineer, to be hired with a permanent contract, for its premises in Torino. He/she will manage Technical project lead for automation and protection projects being part of a strong project engineering team as a contributing member. The successful candidate will be supported by Senior Control and Protection Engineers and will work closely with Commercial staff, Field Service, Project Managers and Operations to deliver high quality designs, supporting also the Technical Sales staff to prepare proposal and strategies. Working with us, you get the perfect conditions to develop both personally and professionally.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analysis and evaluation of technical specifications, base designs of engineering solutions, including the preparation of drawings, calculations, bill of materials, engineering instructions and processes.
  • Applying state-of-the-art design methods, tools, and engineering practices to craft development.
  • Providing the efficient execution of projects work in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, schedule, and safety requirements.
  • Good knowledge of protection and control systems for Power Generation rotating equipment.
  • Good knowledge of application and functionality of the following equipment/systems: Gas Turbines and Auxiliary systems control and protection, Generator protections, Transformer differential protection, protections for electrical distribution, Power Plant Instrumentation.
  • Completing risk and opportunity assessments, reporting also about the contract, quality program or cost issues for resolution; communicating engineering designs and processes to internal partners and actively supplying to design reviews and customer project meetings.
  • Working with Supply Chain for input on vendor documentation, bids and proposals evaluations, materials and equipment.
  • Providing training to the other team members, including foreign colleagues; maintaining a strong network of engineering professionals, distributing engineering standard methodology across different projects and subject areas to encourage the development of junior colleagues.
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking ownership for your own actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business.
  • Short term business travel to cope with Field activities related to Instrumentation and/or Control System installation, commissioning, start-up, trouble-shooting are required.
  • Remote assistance to Customer power plants on-call or under LTSA contracts.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Passionate and prepared to handle issues related to technological innovation
  • Customer Orientation: Ability to anticipate and understand customers’ needs, be responsive and keep commitments
  • Good organizational skills to respond to multiple inquiries in a timely and professional manner - This is a position requiring attention to detail with a strong focus on time and task management, capable of handling many orders and tasks in parallel.
  • Good knowledge of Italian and English, both written and spoken
  • Strong orientation to reach targets, initiative, autonomy and propensity to work in team
  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and a collaborative approach
  • Positive relationship building skills with customers.


  • Previous experience in technical department within Instrumentation and Automation, with a products’ portfolio made of Control, Command, Protection and Instrumentation devices and their standard applications in Power Generation Field would be a plus.
  • Previous experience in Hardware and system architecture design and in Software development would be a plus.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's / Three Years Master's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Automation or Technical High School Diploma

Physical Requirements

  • Availability to travel for Site activities up to 20% of the time is mandatory.

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