Sargent & Lundy

Mid-Level Substation Physical Designer - Power Delivery

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



The Power Delivery Services Business Group is seeking an Electrical Designer with physical substation design experience to join their team in its Warrenville, Illinois office.  This position will allow you the opportunity to work with some of the best in the power industry and with a firm that is consistently an industry leader over the last 125+ years!


Duties include working in a project team environment with engineers and other designers involved in high and extra high voltage substation design.  Responsibilities will include the preparation of the following substation drawings:

  • Substation General Arrangement
  • Substation Electrical Equipment Plans
  • Substation Section Views (Elevations)
  • Substation Detailed Bill of Material
  • Substation Lightning Stroke Shielding Plan
  • Substation Grounding Plan
  • Substation Conduit, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details
  • Substation Below Grade Conduit/Raceway Plan
  • Control Building Equipment, Cable Tray, Lighting, Grounding Plans and Section

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


• Interpreting and incorporating vendor information into design deliverables.
• Performing walkdowns at client facilities.
• Applying Client's standards related to the work.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


This position requires a minimum of 5 years electrical substation physical design experience.  Qualifications also include the following:

  • An Associate's Degree in drafting or equivalent technical experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer drafting tools (i.e. AutoCAD or MicroStation).
  • Ability to visualize Equipment Details, Phase to Ground and Phase to Phase Clearances.
  • Ability to multi-task from project to project.



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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