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Company: Milhouse Engineering & Construction
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Milhouse Overview: Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.

We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named Chicagos 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 14 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.

Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.


Milhouse is seeking candidates for its Chicago, Lombard, 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

For thefourteen consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicagos 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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