Sargent & Lundy

Civil Engineer -- Entry-Level

Chicago
IL
United States
Area of Interest
Engineering
Type
Full Time - Regular
Job ID
2017-1771

Overview

 

Sargent & Lundy has provided comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide.  With a highly experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.

 

S&L Civil Engineers enjoy the benefits of being associated with a large multidisciplinary engineering firm while maintaining the advantages of working in a small group atmosphere. Our team has a high level of responsibility in providing detailed engineering services to project teams on electric power projects in both domestic and international markets, which includes nuclear and fossil fueled generation, renewables, power delivery, and energy consulting. This position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of power plant structures.

Responsibilities

- This entry-level position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your civil engineering degree and skills, while working in a multi-disciplined team environment with other engineers and/or designers in the design, modification, and analysis of power plant systems
- As a member of an engineering and design team, you will work on a wide range of power plant modifications and upgrades to support client recommendations and reviews including creating calculations, designs, and specifications
- Your responsibilities may include the following:
* Prepare calculations relating to storm water drainage, sanitary sewer systems and disposal fields, and earthwork, to support design and permitting
* Prepare technical specifications to define construction requirements
* Prepare site layout, grading, and drainage designs
* Design storm sewer systems, roads, trackwork, and ponds
* Work with Designers to accurately portray designs in models and drawings
* Review shop drawings and other vendor documentation for conformity with specifications
- There is the potential for you to travel to client offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs

Qualifications

Essential skills and experience:
- This position requires a BSCE from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program
- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models
- Proficiency with MS Office applications
- The ability to work in a team environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Valued but not required skills and experience:
- Proficiency with design tools, such as MathCad, AutoCad, Intergraph, HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, or Haestad

- One or more years of related experience in site grading and drainage, storm sewer systems, road design, track design, ponds, and/or landfills
- Related engineering internship or co-op work experience
- Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training
- Experience in writing and providing support documentation for Civil Engineering calculations

 

 

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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