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Wiring Designer - Electric Grid Infrastructure Group -- Hybrid Schedule at Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C

Wiring Designer - Electric Grid Infrastructure Group -- Hybrid Schedule

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C Chicago, IL Full-Time



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 offers the flexibility of a hybrid schedule.


This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with engineers and other designers involved in high voltage substation design. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, preparation of the following design deliverables based on input from substation design and protection and control engineers:

  • Single Line Relaying & Metering Diagrams
  • AC & DC Schematic Diagrams
  • Equipment Interconnection Wiring Diagrams
  • Cable Schedules

    Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

    • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to new designers.
    • Interpreting and incorporating vendor information into design deliverables.
    • Conducting walkdowns at client substation facilities.


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


      Essential skills and experience:

      • 7+ years of experience in detailed wiring design
      • Familiarity with wiring diagrams for HV Substations, preferred
      • An Associate's Degree in drafting or equivalent technical experience.
      • Advanced knowledge of computer drafting tools (i.e. AutoCAD or MicroStation).
      • Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer.
      • Ability to multi-task from project to project.
      • 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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