Electrical Engineer -- Senior-Level in Chicago, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Sargent & Lundy   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.

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 Power Delivery Services business unit currently has a new opportunity for an Senior Electrical Engineer in its Chicago, Illinois corporate headquarters.


  • This position offers you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the detailed electrical design and project management of high voltage substation projects.
  • As a Substation Electrical Engineer, you will take an active role in project conceptualization, work planning, and project execution.
  • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues.
  • As an Electrical Engineer, you will prepare reports that present technical and project information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats.
  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of S&L's systems of process and associated "Communities of Practice."
  • In addition, you may have the opportunity to travel to client sites as needed.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


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.
  • 5 or more years experience in the design of Medium Voltage Power Systems.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints.
  • Experience tracking project information such as: schedules and expenditures against budgets, preparing status reports and client interface.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • 3 or more years experience in the design of substations 138kV and above.
  • Ability to prepare substation grounding calculations, direct stroke shielding calculations, battery & charger sizing calculations, etc.
  • Physical layout and protection & controls experience.
  • Ability to work with Designer to develop substation single line diagrams, relaying & metering diagrams, DC schematic diagrams, substation plan & sections, grounding plans, etc.
  • Familiarity with ANSI/IEEE/NEMA standards as they relate to substation design. This includes the National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI - C2).
  • PE license.
  • AutoCAD experience.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16