Structural Engineer — Project Lead

at Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
Location Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Overview Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors. Our Core Values Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry. Quality - We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement. Accountability - Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect. Our People - We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding. Our Clients - We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication. Innovation - Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world. Meaningful Impact - We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live. Responsibilities This is a lead design engineering position that offers a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in structural engineering and will provide an excellent opportunity to advance your career. You will guide a team of structural engineers, interface with engineers from other disciplines, and interface directly with clients. You will lead a structural engineering team on engineering projects for new nuclear facilities and upgrades and modifications to nuclear power plants in the following areas: This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of materials, structural analysis, structural steel design, and reinforced concrete design As a member of an engineering and design team, you will work on a wide range of projects for various clients. You will prepare, review, and provide guidance for design calculations, develop specifications, and work with designers for drawing development You will prepare, review, or guide the structural analysis and design of steel frames, connections, concrete members, equipment, and foundations There is the potential for you to travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs Qualifications We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position. Essential skills and experience: BSCE with emphasis in Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited program Ten or more years of experience working as a member of a project team in the design and analysis of nuclear facility structures Proficiency with structural analysis software such as STAAD, SAP2000, SAFE, STRUDL, or ANSYS Familiarity with design codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, N690, ACI 318, and ACI 349 Proficiency with MS Office applications. Good written and verbal communication skills Valued, but not required: MSCE degree On site construction support experience PE or SE license Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

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