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Associate Underground Transmission Line Engineer

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Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description


COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

Sargent & Lundy is one of the 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 Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry. Quality – W e provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement. Accountability – O ur actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect. Our People – W e value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding. Our Clients – We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication. Innovation – Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world. Meaningful Impact – W e make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live. Responsibilities This position will offer you the ability to apply and expand your knowledge of underground transmission line engineering, including routing, duct bank configurations, manhole placement and electrical principles to:

+ Design underground transmission lines for voltages up to 500kV.

+ Support Project team to develop for cost analyses, development of design criteria, routing, siting and routing challenges and placement of manholes for underground transmission lines.

+ Support development of physical design including duct bank layouts, development of trenchless designs, cable pulling calculations, development of drawing packages.

+ Support cable selection studies, determining bonding scheme, performing ampacity calculations.

+ Develop riser structure configuration and structural loading.

+ Develop specifications including cable procurement, duct bank installation, trenchless installation and general construction specifications.

+ Coordinate other engineers, designers and drafters.

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.

Essential skills and experience:

+ This position requires a BS degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program.

+ Experience with cable tensioning calculations and/or software.

+ 2 or more years of experience on underground transmission projects.

+ Experience with XLPE cable design.

+ Preparation of specifications for installation and procurement of underground transmission line materials and components.

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

+ Proficiency with MS Office applications.

+ Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

+ Attention to detail.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ Experience with CYMCAP

+ Experience with High Pressure Gas Filled or High-Pressured Fluid Filled pipe type cable systems and associated equipment

+ Experience with underground distribution or low voltage cable systems

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.



CountryUnited States

Area of Interest Engineering

Type Full Time – Regular

Job ID 2021-4057

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