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Design Lead - Solar PV (electrical)
Chennai (Madras)
Aug 31, 2018
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 7.0-12.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type permanent
Industry Powerplant,Oil & Gas,Infrastructure
Skill Good Communication Skills
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
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
  • Review drawings by Design Engineers & Draughts Persons.
  • Checking of design & sizing calculations of engineering electrical equipment and obtaining approvals from the client
  • Review of Vendor deliverables pertaining to Engineering
  • Capable of Multitasking and deliver multiple things on time
  • Estimate and Plan man-hour requirements
  • Review BOQ and submit to contracts team and providing technical clarifications
  • 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 forward 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
  • Collect inputs for project details (plot details, feeder arrangements etc.) from client & Project Engineering Manager
  • Coordinating with Operations team and informing Design specifications for obtaining approval
  • Collect inputs for project details (General Arrangement Drawings) from Vendors
  • Check deliverables such as Cable Routing Layout, Cable Tray Layout, Earthing Layout & Lightning Protection Layout
  • Provide support to Electrical AC, Civil /Structural for reviewing Vendor drawings
  • Submit requirement of man-hours for undertaking & reviewing of design & drawings of the project

Technical Expertise

  • The Design Lead (Electrical DC) is required to have an overall knowledge of equipment layouts and necessary calculations.
  • The Design Lead (Electrical DC) should also have detailed knowledge of Solar PV Power Plants.
  • She / he should have the understanding of engineering activities covering Generation Estimate, Overall plant Layout, DC SLD, Solar Module selection, Inverter Sizing, SMB, Earthing Layouts, Cable Sizing Calculations of Solar PV Power Plants.
  • The Design Lead (Electrical DC) is required to have knowledge on National and International Codes and Standards.
  • The Design Lead (Electrical DC) is required to understand and interpret the contractual technical requirements and facilitate the Project Teams as and when required.
  • In addition, the Design Lead (Electrical DC) should also have an overall understanding of the inter-disciplinary (Civil & Structural, Mechanical and Instrumentation) design aspects of electrical equipment.


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

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