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Senior Commissioning Engineer (m/f/d) Hydro Power Generators and Electrical Systems

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Senior Commissioning Engineer (m/f/d) Hydro Power Generators and Electrical Systems  
Job ID 68088 | location Heidenheim


Tasks on site

  • Leading and/or Execution of Site Commissioning (worldwide) of synchronous and asynchronous Generators/Motors with nominal Voltage higher than 1kV including auxiliaries, excitation system as well as electrical protection
  • Leading and/or Execution of Site Commissioning (worldwide) of electrical Balance of Plant equipment such as starting frequency converters, power distributions boards, transformers, switchgear including control and protection devices
  • Fault finding, optimization and reporting during the commissioning works 
  • Responsibility for meeting time schedules as well as HSE and quality requirements
  • Handover of equipment and training of customer


Task at back office (between of site deployments)

  • Technical project and engineering support at the back office in Heidenheim (Project execution of system and component engineering of electrical systems (frequency converters, protection systems, generators, excitation systems, AC and DC distribution systems))
  • Technical support of sales team for offer calculation and client negotiation
  • Interface coordination and integration with engineering, suppliers, sourcing and third parties


Your Profile

  • Completed education (degree) in electrical engineering 
  • 5 years of experience in commissioning of synchronous and asynchronous generators, electrical machines, switchgear, transformers, excitation and/or protection systems 
  • Experience in balancing of turbo machines desirable
  • Fluent English spoken and written, advanced knowledge of the German language, both written and spoken; further language skills desirable (e. g. Spanish, Portuguese, French)
  • MS-Office skills
  • Unlimited readiness for worldwide short- and long-term business trips and long-term site deployment (in total ca. 50 %-70 %)
  • Result orientated, analytical- and teamwork capabilities, as well as loyalty and high operational readiness

Become a Voithian and join us to shape the future of our company. Working at Voith means to actively promote future-oriented technologies. We offer you a responsible job in our division Hydro with challenging tasks and scope for creativity. Furthermore there are a lot of other reasons for working with Voith. Take your chance – at Voith.


Apply now via our web portal with your cover letter, CV and references.

Find more details about the application process.


The J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Recruiting Services • Jaqueline-Ines Gerlach • phone +49 7321 37 6424
Job ID 68088