Sargent & Lundy

  • Substation Physical Designer - 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 an electrical designer with physical substation design experience to join their team in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


    This position will give you the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate with engineers and designers in high and extra high voltage substation design in order to prepare the following: General Arrangement, Electrical Equipment Plans, Section Views (Elevations), Detailed Bills of Material, Lightning Stroke Shielding Plans, Grounding Plans, Conduits, Electrical Connection and Grounding Details, Below Grade Conduit/Raceway Plans, and Control Building Equipment, Cable Tray, Lighting, Grounding Plans and Sections.
    • Interpret and incorporate vendor information into design deliverables.
    • Conduct walkdowns at client substation facilities.

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





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


    Education/Experience Requirements:

    • An Associate’s Degree in Drafting, and/or a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology, and/or a high school diploma and 3 or more years drafting course work or equivalent technical experience.
    • A minimum of 1 year of electrical substation physical design experience.
    • Proficient with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
    • Familiar with Bentley Substation Design.
    • 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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