Associate Electrical Engineer

Lombard, IL /
Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
Valdes is a 200-person, multidisciplinary, engineering, architecture, and project management company with an expert focus on technical excellence. Every client project is assigned a dedicated team of professionals who provide personalized services and solutions. The Valdes success model consists of streamlined work processes, attention to detail, technical expertise, and an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction, safety and quality.
Valdes is guided by our purpose statement: We are talented people who thrive and achieve extraordinary results for our customers. 

Our core values reflect who we are, how we perform and what we aspire to:
Integrity            Critical Thinking              Excellence               Teamwork              Passion 

Valdes proudly executes all work in the United States to maintain the utmost quality for our clients. We are a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and hold the following certifications:
National Minority Supplier Development Council - MBE Certification
Illinois Department of Central Management Services - BEP Certification 
City of Chicago - MBE Certification
California Public Utilities Commission, The Supplier Clearinghouse - MBE Certification

Responsibilities:

    • Entry level knowledge within the Electrical Engineering discipline with the capabilities and the initiative to perform tasks with supervisory/mentor assistance as required
    • Ability to learn technical skills and assist with low & medium power distribution design and layout
    • Become familiar with and assist with substation design, short circuit analysis, and ARC flash studies
    • Assist with development of wiring diagrams and schematics
    • Assist with electrical calculations including short circuit, load flow, arc flash, motor starting, harmonic, device coordination, and voltage drop
    • Design conduit, cable tray, and underground duct bank
    • Verify field conditions as needed
    • Learn P&ID development
    • Become familiar with instrumentation selection and specifications
    • Assist with instrument loop diagrams, location plans, and installations details
    • Learn the development of sequence of operation and functional description documents

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
    • 0-3 Years of experience working as an Electrical Engineer
    • Must be well organized and able to prioritize work
    • Ability to set and track goals
    • Ability to multi-task and work on more than one project at a time
    • Able to commit to and meet project deadlines, and driven to provide outstanding service to both external and internal customers
    • Willing to take ownership of work through project completion
    • Must be able to work in the US now and in the future without sponsorship
Valdes Architecture & Engineering Company is looking for bright and talented people that want to take their career to the next level. We offer many rewarding career paths to challenge and engage our employees at all phases of their careers. Our office provides a team environment, and excellent working conditions, which allow individuals to maximize their potential. Valdes Engineering offers an outstanding benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K plan, Company paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance, Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Pet Insurance, a discounted gym membership and tuition reimbursement.
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