Electrical Designer
URS Corporation - Chicago, IL

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Requisition Number:
IE71788

Interest Category:
Engineering

Interest Sub Category:
Architectural/ Design Services

Job Title :
Electrical Designer

Employment Category/Status:
full-time

Type of Position:
Regular Hire

Country:
U.S.

State:
Illinois

City:
Chicago

Minimum Requirements:
The minimum qualifications for this position include:

Associate's degree or completion of technical trade school courses, or equivalent experience.
Minimum of six years’ of relevant experience in the design of electrical utility distribution systems 13.8kV and below. Bachelor’s degree can substitute for four years of experience. Or AA in disciplinary field can substitute for two years of experience. Or equivalent qualifying experience.
Proficient in AutoCAD, MSWord and spreadsheet software.

Under general supervisions must be able to develop utility distribution drawings in accordance with Client technical specifications and assist in design drafting.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Job Description:
Do the best work of your life!
The Environmental and Infrastructure Division of URS is actively seeking several creative, highly talented Electrical Designers for immediate employment in the Chicago, IL office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the Electrical Utility Distribution System field specific to the design of substations and overhead and underground distribution systems. The applicant will interface with senior designers and engineers regarding project design criteria, scope of work, schedule and budget. URS is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to projects including the design of new and upgraded electrical distribution systems. This work will include the design of substation equipment, overhead and underground distribution systems, distribution vaults and service entrance equipment.
Incumbent Responsibilities:
• Prepare simple to mid-level designs/layouts and complex technical drawings, showing the relation of proposed installations to existing facilities based on Client Standards.
• Develop wiring drawings for instillation of new building service entrance equipment.
• Prepare simple design calculations.
• Perform material take-offs and develops associated Bills of Material.
• Visit work locations to take field measurements and identify potential interferences to new installation.
• Mentor drafting staff as appropriate.
URS is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.
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URS Corporation provides a range of engineering, construction, maintenance, and technical services for customers around the world. Through...