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Burns & McDonnell Protection & Control (Secondary) Design Engineer (T&D) (Mumbai & Bengaluru) in Mumbai, India


At Burns & McDonnell India, the Transmission and Distribution team has been growing exponentially in 2023, and we have ambitious plans to grow our team in the next four years to meet the evolving demands of the industry. Our team has successfully completed a diverse range of projects in transmission and distribution, as well as renewable energy systems such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric power. We offer exciting career opportunities and invite applications for Mumbai & Bangalore locations.

We foster a culture of ownership where each of us has a vested stake in the success of our company, our clients, and our community. Our industry-leading benefits package takes care of the mental, physical, emotional, and financial well-being of our employees, empowering them to CREATE AMAZING.

Main responsibilities include creating electrical protection & control design deliverables. Projects range in size, complexity, and voltage class from small distribution equipment upgrades to large transmission projects. This position can influence the future of the resiliency, reliability, and economic operation of the electric grid. Position may include leading or executing the following assignments:

  • Preparation of proposals and scope development, including conceptual designs and execution plans.

  • Prepare engineering cost and Man-hour estimates and schedules.

  • Develop detailed engineering drawings for EHV projects for AIS & GIS substations from 33kV to 765kV.

  • Protection and control design including panel arrangements, one lines/single lines, three lines, AC schematics, DC elementaries, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring diagrams, cable & Conduit schedules, Bill of Materials.

  • Prepare calculations and reports for engineering studies (Voltage drop, AC/DC load studies & others as applicable)

  • Prepare equipment specifications for procurement and/or factory acceptance testing.

  • Coordinate design activities with other departments (Civil/Structural, Networks, Transmission Line & other as applicable).

  • Reviewing designs and attending virtual meetings and coordinating with Clients.

  • Coordinating with team members and monitoring project schedules, submitting with quality.

  • Produce detailed electrical substation design packages compliant with the required client technical standards or IES/IEEE/NESC.

  • Coordinate design activities with other Burns & McDonnell Global Practices and Office Locations.

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members.

  • Develop and improve processes, tools, and/or implement new technologies into the design process.

  • Perform quality reviews for other engineers and designers.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Assist with the advancement and development of department tools and workflows to increase the efficiency of designs, specification development, and project execution.

  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as may be asked of this position by management.

  • Participate in training/meetings to address specific organizational initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum three years of experience & maximum experience of Ten years in Substation.

  • Candidate should be acquainted with NESC, IEEE standards Experience with US, Canada and UK projects is preferable.

  • Membership of a relevant professional Engineering Institution (e.g., IET, CIGRE, IEC, IEEE etc.) is preferable.

  • Strong knowledge of standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong diligence, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.

  • Basics of Substation automation system based on IEC61850.

  • Considered- knowledge of Relay Testing and Control / Protection scheme testing.

  • Considered- AutoCAD electrical & Substation 3D Design suits.

Job Engineering

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Mumbai

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 231500 Job Hire Type Experienced

Not Applicable #BMI N/A