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Designer (Drafting specialist) - OPC – Chennai, India

  • Job reference: R-030081
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Chennai
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Job Title: Designer (Drafting specialist) - OPC – Chennai, India

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects, combining SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:
As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.
As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

The Role:

The Designer – OPC will be a member of Linxon IN OPC-Chennai Engineering Team and will contribute towards the effective operation of the HUB business. The Designer – OPC will work on project/Tender specific activities assigned to the OPC group along with skilled team on a wide range of international T&D substation projects, classified as medium engineering complexity. Create and modify the standard designs of equipment, systems or installations, including standard specifications for manufacturing, fabrication or construction for assignments classified as low to medium complexity by applying standard design concepts

Knowledge & Skill:

  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in AutoCAD/MicroStation.
  • Hands on experience in working with Electrical Substation Projects with AutoCAD/MicroStation.
  • Sound knowledge in preparation of complex design drawings using 2D/3D.
  • Add on advantage of hands on experience in BIM modelling.
  • Add on advantage of DEWA Substation project experience.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Preparation CAD document related to Substation Primary Engineering.
  • Reviews and design verification, modifies design as necessary
  • Support for risk and opportunity assessments of substation Primary designs.
  • Follows work plans for work in one’s area of responsibility and ensures quality deliverables on time.


Engineering Team / Project Lead engineer / Engineering Manager:

  • Collaboration with OPC drafting team and HUB engineers.



  • Knowledge and adherence to Linxon’s Code of Conduct
  • Application of knowledge to add value
  • Demonstrate the interest of continual improvement in the execution of work.
  • Understanding and implementation of engineering and design process related to CAD design.

To know more about Linxon click on the Video link below:

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