Experienced Electrical Engineer
Sargent & Lundy
Chicago, IL

About $82,000 - $110,000 a year

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 business. 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.

Under the direction of the project manager, 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 nuclear power plant electrical systems
You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues
Assist the project manager in efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
Prepare and review detailed calculations, including three phase AC and DC power studies, short circuit, voltage drop, motor starting and protective relay settings
Prepare documentation for design input for drawing production
Prepare and review reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats
Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation
Conduct bid evaluations
Develop project work plans

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

Essential skills and experience:
A BSEE degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program is required
4 or more years 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 must include the selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications
Experience is required with electrical system design including medium and low voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motors), communication systems, equipment selection, and analytical calculations
Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role
Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Detail oriented approach to work
Capable of being badged for unescorted access to a nuclear station

Valued but not required skills and experience:
PE license
Construction and start-up experience a plus