Electrical Engineer - Manager/Consultant - Nuclear Projects
Company: Sargent & Lundy
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.
Our Core Values
Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.
Quality-We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.
Accountability-Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.
Our People-We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.
Our Clients-We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.
Innovation-Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.
Meaningful Impact-We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.
You will be leading the group on interesting and challenging projects that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues to support single and multi-discipline projects.
The majority of the projects performed for our clients require multi-discipline interface and coordination.
Lead efforts performed by group members to ensure successful completion of electrical engineering project deliverables to meet all technical, quality, financial and project controls expectations
Initiating and conveying scope of work to group members
Defining deliverables (i.e. calcs, specs, drawings, design change etic---)
Reviewing status and tracking progress of group members to maintain project scope/budget and keep client informed
Routine status meetings
Submitting progress reports
Tracking and resolving open items and emergent project issues
Coordinating completion of project deliverables
Lead the team for the detailed design phases for all aspects of electrical engineering work to include interface and coordination with other disciplines
Develop project scope, cost estimates, and schedules for complex electrical modifications at nuclear power plants
Develop proposals for complex electrical modifications at nuclear power plants
Provide technical oversight and supervision for all electrical engineering activities to include:
Engineering design change packages to install, replace or upgrade existing plant equipment to ensure long-term equipment reliability
Engineering calculations in support of design change packages, including AC and DC power studies, short circuit, cable ampacity, voltage drop, breaker coordination, motor starting and protective relay settings
Equipment procurement specifications
Bid review evaluation process for potential equipment vendors, to include supporting vendor requests for additional information, developing responses to vendor questions, and maintaining a tracking mechanism for questions/responses
Interface with the client, including implementing personnel to validate scope and ensure client satisfaction
Mentor and guide the development of the group
Identify and follow up on client needs that may result in strategic opportunities
Leverage good client relationships to develop follow-on work from existing clients
Prepare/Coordinate multi-discipline proposals
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
Fifteen or more years' experience in the design of electrical engineering systems for nuclear power plants
Three or more years experience in leading an engineering design group through all phases of a project design
Experience in the selection of equipment, materials, and the preparation and assembling of engineering design change packages, calculations, and specifications
Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role
Experience with electrical system design including low and medium voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motor, relays, etc---)
Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey information to project team members and client
Proficiency with MS Office applications
Detail oriented approach to work
Capable of being badged for unescorted access to a nuclear station
PE Licensure is preferred
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.
Area of InterestEngineering
TypeFull Time - Regular
Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, Chicago , Electrical Engineer - Manager/Consultant - Nuclear Projects, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois
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