Electrical Designer

Chicago, IL 60607

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg18923664 Compensation: $35-50 / hour

Job Description

Title: Electrical Designer 

Location: Chicago, IL 

Hire Type: contract to hire 

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Responsible for:
  1. Work with engineering team to develop project deliverables as determined by project scope and requirements following applicable codes and standards (NEC, ISA, IES, etc.)
  2. Follow company standards and procedures.  Demonstrated ability to identify problems and work creatively in a team environment to resolve them, considering the impact on the client and internal company resources
  3. Basic calculations as required for conduit, wire, cable, and cable tray sizing as required for project design
  4. Effectively design and layout control panels according to engineering supplied components utilizing best industry practices, client standards, and code requirements
  5. Appropriate use of client standards and blocks to develop design deliverables in accordance with client and industry standards
  6. Ability to interface with external and internal clients as required to complete project requirements
  7. Ability to work within time and schedule constraints to ensure project deliverables are completed within scope, budget, and quality standards
  1. Associates Degree in drafting from an accredited curriculum or equivalent and 3+ years of experience.  

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jessica Les
Technical Recruiter

Jessica Les is a distinguished Principal Recruiter and dedicated Team Lead specializing in the Utilities Division at Sterling. With an impressive 6-year tenure at Sterling, Jessica’s passion for making a difference in individuals' careers and her dynamic approach to the recruitment landscape set her apart as a prominent figure in talent acquisition.

In her role as a Principal Recruiter and Team Lead, Jessica brings a wealth of expertise to the Utilities Division. Her deep understanding of the industry's intricacies enables her to skillfully match candidates with roles that align with their experiences and aspirations. As a Team Lead, Jessica guides and inspires her team to excel, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration.

Jessica’s greatest joy in recruiting is the ability to impact someone's career journey positively. She thrives on the diversity of her work, embracing each day as an opportunity to tackle new challenges and gain fresh experiences. Her unwavering commitment to learning is evident in her proactive approach to staying updated about the utility industry, whether delving into the intricacies of a new role or staying abreast of the latest projects companies are undertaking.

Her advice to job seekers is grounded in thorough preparation, emphasizing the importance of research. Jessica encourages candidates to familiarize themselves with the company and the role they're applying for and assess how their own experiences align with the position. Most importantly, she underscores the value of authenticity, urging candidates to be themselves during interviews as it fosters genuine connections.

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