Sargent & Lundy

  • Electrical Analytical Design Engineer

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2018-2054
  • Overview

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Power Systems and Protection Analysis
    • In providing technical analytical support for project teams, you will be involved in the design of new power plants, modifications to existing power generation facilities, plant electrical systems betterment, and transmission line/distribution system protection systems, as well as, microgrid/smart grid applications
    • Your work will have you perform the following types of studies:
      • Load flow and short circuit
      • Power flow
      • System stability
      • Transient over-voltage
      • System impact
    • Your other duties shall include preparing conceptual designs for the following:
      • Grounding systems
      • Generating station electrical auxiliary power systems
      • Protective relaying
      • Cable ampacity
      • Cathodic and lighting protection
    • Additional activities include electricity market studies and generation planning expansion with expected load growth scenarios
    • There is the potential for you to travel to client offices to provide on-site consultation

    Qualifications

    Essential skills and experience:

    • Due to the nature of the work/industry, must be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States
    • This position requires an MSEE with a strong academic background and coursework emphasis in Power Systems Analysis
    • Related engineering internship or co-op work experience
    • An understanding of the practical application of electrical engineering and technology including applying systems, principles, techniques, and procedures to a project design
    • 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
    • Internship or work experience in performing power analysis, preferably within the power industry
    • Experience performing transient analysis of power systems using software such as: PSS/E, ETAP, SKM, PSCAD and EMTP-RV

     

    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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