Sargent & Lundy

  • Electrical Engineering Intern -- Power Delivery

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Temporary
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  • Overview


    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly professional and experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.


    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, the Substation Engineering section of our Power Delivery Services business unit currently has a new opportunity for an Intern working in its Chicago headquarters.


    • As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will be assigned to work on a project team and assist the engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the design of new and/or modifications and upgrades to transmission, substation, and distribution engineering projects.
    • Working under the direction of senior engineers, this position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in one or more of the following areas:
      • Assist in the preparation of engineering calculations, specifications, and designs. 
      • Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data. 
      • Be involved in power distribution designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services. 


    Essential skills and experience:

    • Must have an expected graduation date in Spring 2018 or Fall 2018 with a BSEE or MSEE from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and coursework in electrical power concepts and AC power systems analysis.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with strong PC skills are required.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Prior, related internship or co-op experience is preferred.
    • An understanding of the practical application of electrical engineering and technology, including applying systems, principles, techniques, and procedures to a project 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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