Electrical Drafter

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Energy & Industrial Group

Sargent & Lundy's clients in the energy and industrial markets recognize us as a global leader in coal and gas power generation, plant design, advanced technologies, environmental compliance, mid-stream and downstream oil & gas and multi-disciplined industrial projects.

We provide comprehensive engineering, design, analysis, and consulting for energy and industrial markets worldwide. Sargent & Lundy's professional and highly experienced staff has the ability and know-how to take on the smallest of tasks to scope-intensive, complex projects. If you are interested in this type of dynamic work, consider joining the Sargent & Lundy team.

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

Responsibilities

  • This entry-level position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your electrical drafting skills, while working in a multi-disciplined team environment with other designers and/or engineers in the preparation of design drawings based on design input

  • You will have the opportunity to apply your computer-aided drafting skills, while receiving hands-on training in 3D design software environments, such as AutoCAD 3D and/or MicroStation; Additionally, you will receive training in Sargent & Lundy's award-winning, industry-recognized proprietary design databases

  • You will be involved in creating master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions

  • You may accompany and assist experienced designers on walkdowns at client facilities to gather information for your design project

  • While interfacing with vendors and construction contractors, you may be given the opportunity to explain your drawings so appropriate design adjustments can be made

Qualifications

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

Essential skills and experience:

  • An Associate's Degree with an emphasis in electrical drafting

  • Basic knowledge of standard computer drafting tools (i.e. AutoCAD or MicroStation)

  • Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer

  • Ability to multi-task from project to project

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Associates Degree in Computer Aided Design

  • Experience using AutoCad and Microstation software

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans, drawings, and models

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including the ability to relate various equipment to a technical design

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.


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