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Design Lead Engineering
Chennai (Madras)
Aug 31, 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 7.0-10.0 years
Job Category Design Engineer Job
Employment Type permanent
Industry Oil & Gas,Infrastructure
Skill Good Communication Skills
Role Design Engineer
Designation Engineer
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Larsen & Toubro is a major technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, with global operations. L&T addresses critical needs in key sectors - Hydrocarbon, Infrastructure, Power, Process Industries and Defence - for customers in over 30 countries around the world. L&T is engaged in core, high impact sectors of the economy and our integrated capabilities span the entire spectrum of ‘design to deliver’. With over 7 decades of a strong, customer focused approach and a continuous quest for world-class quality, we have unmatched expertise across Technology, Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure Projects and Manufacturing, and maintain a leadership in all our major lines of business. Every aspect of L&T's businesses is characterised by professionalism and high standards of corporate governance. Sustainability is embedded into our long-term strategy for growth. The Company’s manufacturing footprint extends across eight countries in addition to India. L&T has several international offices and a supply chain that extends around the globe.

Job Description

Location -Chennai, India 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Timely Delivery of Engineering Drawings & Documents
  • Ensure deliveries are aligned to Project Schedule
  • Provide and obtain spatial requirements and details of cut-outs and openings to Design Lead (Primary)
  • Review primary drawings by Design Engineers & Draughtspersons & checking of design & sizing calculations of primary engineering electrical equipment and obtaining approvals from the client
  • Prepare Design Philosophy of Protection, Control, Signalling & Automation and review of Functional Description document
  • Review of Vendor deliverables pertaining to Secondary Engineering
  • Define the philosophies on protection, control, signalling & interfacing (for lead)
  • Capable of Multitasking and deliver multiple things on time
  • Estimate and Plan man-hour requirement Reviewing of BOQ and submission to contracts team and providing technical clarifications
  • Coordinating with Operations team and informing Design specifications for obtaining approval
  • Coordinate with multiple disciplines for ensuring inter-departmental checks
  • Provide support & clarifications to the Site Execution team
  • Check pre-award evaluation of vendors (w.r.t. technical specifications requirement of the client) and forwarding the validation document to Supply Chain Management
  • Inspect equipment from the finalized vendor after submission of validation document of the vendor
  • Clarify issues w.r.t. the design & requirements of the client to the Site Execution Team

Technical Expertise

  • The Design Lead (Secondary) is required to have an overall knowledge of System Studies, Control & Protection requirement, preparation of Schedules, Layouts and associated calculations.
  • She / He is also required to have hands on experience of design Software.
  • The Design Lead (Secondary) is required to have knowledge on National and International Codes and Standards
  • She / he should have the understanding of Secondary Engineering activities like Schemes, Wiring Diagrams, SCADA & Control System.
  • He / she shall have knowledge in CT / VT sizing calculations, battery sizing calculations, AC/DC schematic drawings.
  • The Secondary Design Lead should also have detailed knowledge of Substation equipment and their Layouts.
  • The Design Lead (Primary) is required to understand and interpret the contractual technical requirements and facilitate the Project Teams as and when required.
  • The person is required have an overall understanding of interface knowledge with Telecom systems applicable for Substation.


  • UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization, Electrical, Electronics/Telecommunication

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