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Electrical Designer - Senior-Level

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Job Details
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Company Name
Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description


Since 1891, Sargent & Lundy has provided unparalled engineering services to the electric power industry. Our diverse projects provide you with opportunities to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects in the energy business.

Consider joining the best in the business!


+ This position will offer you the opportunity to work and lead others 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

+ You will check drawings produced by other personnel, as well as review and incorporate vendor drawings into the overall project design.

+ Act as an electrical team lead in investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical wiring design issues.

+ There may be the opportunity to accompany and assist in field walkdowns and data gathering at client facilities.

+ Provide guidance and lead others in the use of drafting tools, and also as a mentor in the development of less experienced drafters and designers.

+ Capable of being badged for unescorted access to a nuclear station.


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.

+ Seven 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.

+ The ability to perform the following:

  • Produce wiring diagrams and schematics for installers and electricians.
  • Assist engineers with initial design requirements.
  • Conceptualize plans and details to accurately convey wiring termination requirements.

+ Extensive AutoCAD and/or Microstation design experience on power plants or large facility projects.

+ 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.

+ Supervisory experience.

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.

City Wilmington

State DE

Country United States

Area of Interest Design and Drafting

Type Full Time – Regular

Job ID 2019-2570

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