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Substation Physical Designer - Electric Grid Infrastructure

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC151996464
Company Name
Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Overview

Sargent & Lundy is one of the oldest and most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

+ Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business

+ Focus on client satisfaction in all activities

+ Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff

+ Communicate openly and honestly

+ Improve continuously

Due to continued growth, our Electric Grid Infrastructure Services group is seeking a Substation Physical Designer to join our Physical Design team in Chicago, IL.

Responsibilities

This position will give you the opportunity to:

+ Prepare substation drawings, including but not limited to: General Arrangement, Electrical Equipment Plans, Section Views (Elevations), Detailed Bills of Material, Lightning Stroke Shielding Plans, Grounding Plans, Conduits, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details, Below Grade Conduit/Raceway Plans, and Control Building Equipment, Cable Tray, Lighting, Grounding Plans and Sections.

+ Interpret and incorporate vendor information into design deliverables.

+ Conduct walkdowns at client substation facilities.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.

Qualifications

We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Education/Experience Requirements:

+ A minimum of 5 years of electrical substation physical design experience.

+ An Associate’s Degree in Drafting, or a high school diploma and 2 or more years drafting course work or equivalent technical experience.

+ Proficient with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.

+ Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer.

Valued Knowledge/Skills:

+ An Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Design.

+ Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

+ Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including the ability to relate various equipment to a technical design.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

City Chicago

State IL

Country United States

Area of Interest Design and Drafting

Type Full Time – Regular

Job ID 2019-2823


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