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Construction Design Development Program (CDDP):

Type of Job:
Name of Firm:

Lutron Electronics

Job Location:

Coopersburg, PA

Lutron Background:

Lutron is a global company and innovative market leader in the lighting control industry. We have over 15,000 products engineered, manufactured and sold worldwide. Our products beautify and control energy usage in some of the most prestigious architectural buildings around the globe. The Empire State Building, the New York Times Building, the Bank of China in Beijing, Buckingham Palace, and the White House all use Lutron’s technological advances to enhance their stunning buildings. Because of our connected home products and designs, we have partnered with companies like Apple to bring consumers the latest connected technologies.

Construction Design Development Program (CDDP):

CDDP Description-

Our Construction Design Development Program is a dynamic rotational training program designed to prepare talented college graduates for a career in construction management and design supporting Lutron’s numerous award-winning products and systems for the lighting control and automated shade industry.  You will be directly involved and accountable for supporting Lutron’s business goals, partnering with architects, engineering firms, general contractors, electrical contractors and our sales teams.

The first 8 weeks of training are carefully constructed to instruct and guide you on the intricate commercial construction process.  The program consists of in classroom training, on-line training and off-site design initiatives working on cutting edge projects with external customers.  

As a Construction Design Development participant, you will actively learn how the construction process works from initial design through to owner turnover and ongoing service contracts.  You will develop your knowledge of construction contracting approaches and procedures as they relate to large scale commercial lighting and shades projects.  You will understand the project design intent, budget applications and scheduling requirements.  Working with Lutron’s internal teams, you will obtain the necessary skills to develop and read construction drawings and specifications of lighting controls and shade designs.

CDDP Requirements-

  • GPA – minimum 3.0
  • Majors – Architecture, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering
  • Leadership - in Athletics, academics, professional, club, political, etc.
  • Presentations – Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Computer Skills – AutoCAD or Revit preferred

Where to apply:

Lutron offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package with a dynamic and professional work environment. Continued career growth is a priority and continuous learning and development is our goal. We are looking for candidates who love challenges, enjoy working on teams and are always looking to be an industry leader. 

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