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Experienced Substation Physical Designer - Electric Grid Infrastructure Services Group at Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C

Experienced Substation Physical Designer - Electric Grid Infrastructure Services Group

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C Chicago, IL Full-Time
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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\u2014from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance\u2014with 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 \u2013 We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.


Accountability \u2013 Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.


Our People \u2013 We 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 \u2013 We deliver value and exceed our clients\u2019 expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.


Innovation \u2013 Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.


Meaningful Impact \u2013 We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


This position will give you the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with engineers and designers in high and extra high voltage substation design in order to prepare the following: 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.



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


    Education/Experience Requirements:

    • An Associate\u2019s Degree in Drafting, and/or a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, and/or a high school diploma and 3 or more years drafting course work or equivalent technical experience.
    • A minimum of 5 years of substation physical design experience.
    • Proficient with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
    • Familiar with Bentley Substation Design.
    • Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer. 

      Valued Knowledge/Skills:

      • An Associates 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.







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