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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Sargent & Lundy
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


This position offers you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the detailed electrical design and project management of high voltage substation projects.

As a Substation Electrical Engineer, you will take an active role in project conceptualization, work planning, and project execution.

You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues.

As an Electrical Engineer, you will prepare reports that present technical and project information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats.

Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of S&L's systems of process and associated "Communities of Practice."

In addition, you may have the opportunity to travel to client sites as needed.

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement. You'll spend three days a week in the office, giving you the flexibility to work remotely for two days. Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


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 is required.

5 or more years experience in the design of Medium Voltage Power Systems.

Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints.

Experience tracking project information such as: schedules and expenditures against budgets, preparing status reports and client interface.

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.

Proficiency with MS Office applications.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

3 or more years experience in the design of substations 138kV and above.

Ability to prepare substation grounding calculations, direct stroke shielding calculations, battery & charger sizing calculations, etc.

Physical layout and protection & controls experience.

Ability to work with Designer to develop substation single line diagrams, relaying & metering diagrams, DC schematic diagrams, substation plan & sections, grounding plans, etc.

Familiarity with ANSI/IEEE/NEMA standards as they relate to substation design. This includes the National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI - C2).

PE license.

AutoCAD 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.

Award Winning Compensation & Benefits

At Sargent & Lundy, we care about the health and well-being of our employees. Our commitment extends beyond the workplace, offering comprehensive healthcare plans and generous paid time off to support our team members in every aspect of their lives. We understand the importance of work-life balance, which is why we are proud to provide competitive, award-winning benefits. Our dedication to employee satisfaction has earned us the prestigious Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Award for compensation and benefits in 2022, 2023, and 2024.

Health & Wellness Financial Benefits Work-Life Balance

Health Plans: Medical, Dental, Vision

Life & Accident Insurance

Disability Coverage

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Back-Up Daycare



Pre-Tax Commuter Account

Merit Scholarship Program

Employee Discount Program

Corporate Charitable Giving Program

Tuition Assistance

First Professional Licensure Bonus

Employee Referral Bonus

Paid Annual Personal/Sick Time (PST)

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Bereavement Leave

Flexible Work Arrangements

Awards & Recognition



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestElectrical Engineering

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2024-9776

Business GroupElectric Grid Infrastructure Services

DepartmentSubstation Engineering

Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, Phoenix , Senior Electrical Engineer, Professions , Phoenix, Arizona

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