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Physical Designer (Substation)

Department: Electrical Power
Location: Chicago , IL

General Description:

Milhouse is seeking candidates for its Chicago, Oakbrook, IL, or Merrillville, IN offices. Performs complex design and project engineering on substation projects for utility companies across the nation. The Physical Designer will lead system designs and calculations, as well as coordinate with other disciplines on substation projects. Focus will be on the physical substation design projects. Typical projects include working within multi-disciplinary teams to assist in developing efficient and reliable solutions for intricate substation projects.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

               Substation general arrangement

               Substation electrical equipment plans

               Substation section views & elevations

               Substation lightning stroke shielding plans

               Substation grounding details

               Substation conduit and electrical connections

               Substation below grade conduit and raceway plans

               Substation control building equipment, cable tray and lighting plans

               Substation vendor drawing review.

               Substation fencing

               Design to client and regulatory requirements.

               The design and delivery of green and brown field high voltage electrical substation projects

               Support the development of bill of materials and cable schedules.

               Perform walkdowns

               Keep Milhouse Engineering management advised of all quality schedule and budget variances in a timely manner.

               Maintaining project files.

               Creating and enforcing project quality plan.

               Data and document entry into various platforms.

               Reporting safety, health and quality issues to management.

               Prepare contract amendments, change order documentation, and claims documentation.

               Assist management as directed.

               Consistently produce high quality of work

               Ability to consistently work independently

               Advanced presentation, written, verbal communication skills

Minimal Education and Experience

               Three to four years of physical design engineering experience.

               Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel as well as ACAD or MicroStation and Revit.

               Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.

               Familiar with discipline specific design software and design management systems.

 Additional Desirable Education and Experience

               Memberships and active participation in discipline specific professional organizations such as IEEE.

               Understanding of CAD software

               Ability to support proposal activities

 Required After Employment Pre-Requisites Prior to Field Assignment

               OSHA 10 Hour Certification.

               First aid Training

 Promotional Opportunities

               Lead Physical Designer


Milhouse Engineering and Construction is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


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