No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Entry/Mid Level - Wiring Designer
(This job is no longer available)
Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C. | Chicago, IL
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description


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

Our Energy & Industrial Group currently has a new opportunity for a Wiring Designer in our headquarters in Chicago, IL.


This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment in the design, modification, and/or upgrade of new and existing power plant electrical systems. Under the direction of the Electrical Project Lead, you will work with multi-disciplined engineering and design project teams in the development of the following:

* Single-line diagrams
* Relay and metering diagrams
* AC and DC schematic diagrams
* Synchronizing diagrams
* Point to point wiring diagrams
* Cable schedules

This position has the following responsibilities:

* Check drawings produced by other personnel, as well as review and incorporate vendor drawings into the overall project design.
* Independently and as a member of a design team, investigate, trouble-shoot, and solve a wide variety of electrical wiring design issues.
* Assist in field walkdowns and data gathering at client facilities, if necessary.
* Provide guidance to others in the use of drafting tools, and also as a mentor in the development of less experienced drafters and designers.


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

Essential skills and experience:

* An Associate's Degree in drafting, or a high school diploma and equivalent technical design experience.
* Four or more years of detailed wiring design experience in the development of single-line, and relay and metering diagrams, including medium-voltage and 480V systems.
* Familiarity with digital control systems.
* Experience in producing wiring diagrams and schematics for installers and electricians.
* The ability to assist engineers with initial design requirements.
* The ability to conceptualize plans and details to accurately convey wiring termination requirements.
* Extensive AutoCAD and/or Microstation design experience on power plants or large facility projects.
* Have a thorough understanding of drafting and design practices and theories.
* The ability to interface and communicate with engineering and design teams of other disciplines in the power plant design process.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

* A 4-year degree related to Electrical or Electronics Engineering.

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.