Sargent & Lundy

Electrical System Engineer - Senior-Level - Nuclear Projects

United States
Area of Interest
Electrical Engineering
Full Time - Regular
Job ID
Business Group
Nuclear Power Group
Electrical Engineering


This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in various system engineering activities for existing nuclear power plant electrical systems.


You will work on interesting and challenging issues that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues.


Responsibilities include directly supporting various nuclear plants in the following areas:

  • Developing monthly mitigating system performance index indicators
  • Provide failure investigation process to support site causal team(s)
  • Provide support for various modification planning activities
  • Provide on call outage support
  • Provide assistance in maintenance rule equipment availability
  • Provide preventative maintenance completion ratio reviews and approval
  • Perform walkdowns as necessary
  • Support corrective action completion
  • Support various planned plant audits such as NRC inspections, Problem Identification and Resolution, etc.
  • The majority of the work can be performed remotely, however; there will be a need for periodic trips to the respective nuclear sites.


This position is based on a hybrid work schedule and will require in-office work 3 days per week. Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


Essential skills and experience:

  • An electrical engineering degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program
  • Five or more years’ experience in the design of electrical engineering systems in a project team environment for industrial applications, with a focus on design for existing nuclear power plants
  • Experience in the selection of equipment, materials, and the preparation and assembling of engineering design change packages, calculations, and specifications
  • Experience with electrical system design including low and medium voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motor, relays, etc.)
  • Operational awareness of Electrical systems and respective preventative maintenance strategies
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey information to project team members and client
  • Detail oriented approach to work
  • Capable of being badged for unescorted access to a nuclear power station

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • PE license
  • MSEE

Salary Range


$97,000 - $115,000



  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Insurance – Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Savings Investment Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • First Professional Licensure Monetary Award
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental Benefits
  • Back-Up Care for Children & Adults
  • Merit Scholarship Program

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.

Award Winning Compensation & Benefits


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.


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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.


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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.

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