Sargent & Lundy

  • High Voltage Substation Design - Power Delivery Services

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Design and Drafting
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects. Our top-ranked design firm has an established record of accomplishments, including the design of 958 power plants worldwide.


    We take pride in being the global choice for power and are actively seeking individuals who share our passion and commitment to shaping the future of the power industry. At Sargent & Lundy, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact and grow both personally and professionally alongside industry leaders.


    Due to continued growth, our Power Delivery Services business unit is seeking a high voltage substation designer to join their team in Chicago, Illinois.


    This position will give you the opportunity to:

    • Prepare design deliverables using input from substation design and protection and control engineers, including but not limited to: Single Line Relaying & Metering Diagrams, AC & DC Schematic Diagrams, Equipment Interconnection Wiring Diagrams and Cable Schedules.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to designers.
    • Interpret and incorporate vendor information into design deliverables.
    • Conduct walkdowns at client substation facilities.



     Education/Experience Requirements:

    • A minimum of 10 years experience in the preparation and review of wiring diagrams for high voltage substations (138kV and above).
    • 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.


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