Role details

Project Engineer

Chicago   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Offering Employee Stock Ownership Plan + Educational Payback
  • Seeking an innovative & energetic Project Engineer

About Our Client

Founded over 100 years ago, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

Specialties include:



Smart grid solutions, renewable energy integration, medium- and high-voltage switching and protection, advanced power quality systems, services for electric power systems, energy storage solutions, smart grid communication systems, distribution automation.

Job Description

  • Prepare calculations associated with building modeling, building loads, flow, equipment, heat transfer, prime mover, pressure drop sizing


  • Prepare drawings and engineering/construction documents as required


  • Ability to prepare P&IDs, flow diagrams, piping/duct physicals and isometrics, specifications and functional descriptions required.


  • Expertise/familiarity with HVAC, chiller, steam/hot water boiler, compressed air, fire sprinkler, domestic water, plumbing and sewer, and otherwise utility infrastructure systems. Process system and/or material handing experience a plus


  • Familiarity and experience with commissioning above systems - testing/adjusting/adjusting, startup, and troubleshooting


  • Knowledgeable of ASHRAE, ASME, NFPA, IBC and Chicago building and mechanical industry codes and standards.


  • Expertise and/or familiarity with building automation system or PLCs
  • Budget & cost estimating experience for specific design packages


  • Performing field survey work necessary to validate layouts/plans prior to, during and after construction and/or rearrangement


  • Performing field survey work necessary to accurately transcribe existing building plans into CAD based drawings


  • Construction management experience
  • Travel may be required to one of S&C's manufacturing locations and/or in support of equipment procurement

The Successful Applicant

  • Mechanical Engineering degree, with P.E. License or advanced degree preferred


  • Ability to prepare and control construction documents such as estimates, schedules and change notices


  • Technical competence in mechanical engineering for projects assigned


  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, Oracle; literacy in Microstation or AutoCad and mechanical design
  • Excellent communication, basic bookkeeping/project accounting skills, ability to review, interpret and effectively comment on drawings as required to accurately communicate desired construction to contractors

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package along with strong 401K and medical coverage benefits.

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