Sargent & Lundy

  • Experienced Drafter - Power Delivery Services

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Design and Drafting
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2017-1909
  • 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 an experienced drafter to join their team in Chicago, Illinois.

    Responsibilities

    This position will give you the opportunity to:

    • Apply your computer-aided drafting skills, while receiving hands-on training in 3D design software environments, including AutoCAD and/or MicroStation. 
    • Collaborate with other designers and/or engineers in the preparation of design drawings based on design input.
    • Create master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions. 
    • Interact with engineering staff in interpreting input from a variety of sources, such as engineering specifications, weight and volume calculations, and stress factors.
    • Support experienced designers on walkdowns at client facilities to gather information for your design project.
    • Interface with vendors and construction contractors, and explain your drawings so appropriate design adjustments can be made.

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience Requirements:

    • 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:

    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals 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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