Sargent & Lundy, LLC Entry Level Drafter - Electric Grid Infrastructure Group in Wilmington, Delaware
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.
Sargent & Lundy's 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.
Due to continued growth, our Electric Grid Infrastructure Services group is seeking an Entry-Level Drafter to join our design team. This entry-level position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your 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
As a drafter, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Applying 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
Assist in creating master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions
Accompany and support 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
We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Essential skills and experience:
Drafting experience using standard computer drafting tools (MicroStation preferred)
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
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.
Area of Interest Design and Drafting
Type Full Time - Regular
Job ID 2021-4138