Sargent & Lundy

  • Intern -- Electrical Engineer -- Spring/Summer 2019

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Temporary
    Job ID
    2019-2240
  • Overview

     

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

    Due to continued growth, our Electric Grid and Infrastructure Services business unit currently has new opportunities for a Electrical Engineering Interns.

    Responsibilities

    • As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will be assigned to work on a project team and assist the engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the design of new and/or modifications and upgrades to transmission, substation, distribution, renewable, and battery storage engineering projects.
    • Working under the direction of senior engineers, this internship will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in one or more of the following areas:
      • Assist in the preparation of engineering calculations, specifications, and designs. 
      • Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data. 
      • Be involved in power designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services. 
    • Please note that this internship position does not provide a subsidy for relocation expenses.

    Qualifications

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

     

    Essential skills and experience:

    • Must have an expected graduation date in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 with a BSEE or MSEE from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and coursework in electrical power
    • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
    • Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction.
    • Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community
    • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred
    • Prior, related internship or co-op experience

     

    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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