Sargent & Lundy

  • Electrical Engineer -- Entry-Level

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2018-2036
  • Overview

     

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly 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

    Responsibilities

    • This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering on projects that range from environmental upgrades on existing projects to new generation installations
    • Under the direction of the project lead, this position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing power plant electrical systems
    • You will be involved in power distribution designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services needed to support the mechanical systems for the environmental upgrades as well as new generation
    • Support the project lead in coordinating systems design activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements
    • Prepare and review detailed calculations, including three phase power transient studies, voltage drop, and protective relay settings
    • Interface with vendors to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications for client recommendations
    • Develop your career via peer-learning by way of S&L’s systems of process and associated “Communities of Practice”
    • There is the potential for you to travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs

    Qualifications

    Essential skills and experience:

    • A BSEE degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program with an emphasis in power systems is required
    • Familiarity with electrical system design including medium and low voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motors), and equipment selection
    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training
    • Experience in the design of electrical engineering systems in a project team environment, with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for new plants, or modifications or replacements for existing plants; experience ideally will include the selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications

     

    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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