ChicagoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Chicago jobs

Electrical Engineer - Manager/Consultant - Nuclear Projects

Company: Sargent & Lundy
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.
Responsibilities include:

  • 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.
      CountryUnited States
      Area of InterestEngineering
      TypeFull Time - Regular
      Job ID2023-6702

Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, Chicago , Electrical Engineer - Manager/Consultant - Nuclear Projects, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Chicago RSS job feeds