Project Engineer (80-100%)

Project Engineer (80-100%)

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To strengthen our engineering team, we are looking for a Project Engineer to work on Protection and Control Systems in the field of Power Grid Substations. Open-minded, customer oriented & innovative are key-factors for success in our working environment. You should be a team player who collaborates across organizational levels in an intercultural environment. If you like to combine technical expertise & customer focus, this is an opportunity for you! Welcome to ABB!


- In this lead engineering role, you will be responsible for secondary design of control and protection systems for medium and high voltage substations
- Coordination and supervision of detail design engineering tasks with resources at a global level. Know-How to design schematic and technical concept for control and protection systems is a base
- Execution or support in a project team of System Testing according to customer project specifications
- Drawing on your expertise, you will make a committed contribution to the core project team and will support the project management in supervising the project
- You will ensure the transfer of knowledge to other staff members
- The position will also involve identifying and implementing measures aimed at improving existing structures and processes
- Willingness to travel for customer meetings


- BS or MS in Electrical Engineering discipline and several years of work experience in the area of electrical design of control and protection systems
- Testing, commissioning and project execution experience is equally important
- Alongside strong communication skills and team spirit, you will have to show the ability to work in an independent manner
- Fluency in English – both written and spoken, additional language like German, French is a plus

Agency referrals will not be considered for this position.

Additional information

ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area. ABB is also able to provide a wealth of opportunity for personal development once you have completed your introduction period, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. Personalized development programs with targeted training measures will help you to enhance your skills on a continuous basis.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at

ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Antonio Sangiovanni
Talent Partner
Phone: +41 58 588 56 38

Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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Business Unit Grid Automation
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner of Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees, thereof 6,000 in Switzerland.

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