Sargent & Lundy

  • (Spring/Summer 2019) Electrical Engineer - Entry Level - Power Systems

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2018-2134
  • Overview

    This position has an anticipated start date in the Spring/Summer 2019.

     

     

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering, design, and analysis for electrical power generation and power delivery projects.

     

    We have a highly experienced engineering staff that is solely dedicated to the electric power industry. We have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.

     

    If you are interested in working in the energy business for an industry leader with an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy.

    Responsibilities

    This position has an anticipated start date in the Spring/Summer 2019.

     

    This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in a professional position that offers a wide range of interesting and challenging responsibilities. 

     

    The opportunity will have you teaming up with other engineers and designers involved in nuclear plant electrical systems betterment and associated modifications, which will include the following:

    • Electrical systems design
    • Preparation of complex calculations
    • Load flow and short circuit
    • Power flow
    • System Impact
    • Cable ampacity
    • Preparation of documented design inputs
    • Preparation of equipment and material specifications
    • Preparation of design reports

    Additional opportunities will include:

    • Receive training and mentorship from experienced engineers in the execution of meaningful project engineering assignments
    • Become involved in power distribution designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services
    • 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:

    • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program with a strong academic background in electrical power concepts/power systems analysis
    • 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
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
    • Strong problem solving skills are desired

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Internship or work experience in performing power analysis, preferably within the power industry
    • Experience performing transient analysis of power systems using software such as ETAP or SKM

    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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