Sargent & Lundy

  • Project Manager - Power Delivery Projects

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview


    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly professional and 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.


    Our Core Values
    We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

    • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
    • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
    • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
    • Communicate openly and honestly
    • Improve continuously

    Due to continued growth, our Power Delivery Services business unit currently has a new opportunity for a Project Manager its Chicago, Illinois corporate headquarters. 


    This position will offer you the opportunity to manage project team(s) consisting of engineers, designers, estimators, controls and scheduling professionals involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing high voltage substations.

    • You will work on challenging assignments from individual projects, large projects, major programs, to large scale engineering only, Engineer Procure and EPC projects. 
    • Direct the Electrical team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of electrical engineering work.
    • Lead efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, with high quality, on time performance and to strict financial requirements. 
    • Coordinate systems design activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements. 
    • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner, and meet client requirements and Sargent & Lundy formats.
    • Perform and provide independent reviews of work performed by others, including scopes of work, proposals, procurement specifications, and contract documents.


    Essential skills and experience:

    • This position requires a BS preferably from an ABET-accredited program. 
    • An advanced management/business degree or certification is preferred.
    • PE license
    • Specific experience in Project Management of Utility Transmission, Substation or Energy Projects.
    • Knowledge of engineering standards including NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEC, IEEE and ANSI.
    • Ten or more years experience in the design engineering and/or management of high voltage utility type projects. Experience should include preparation, oversite or management of scopes of work, development of conceptual layouts, determination of design basis, the selection of equipment and materials, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications.
    • Experience in execution of projects in multiple contract arrangements including EPC, Owners Engineer, Traditional or Joint Ventures a plus. 
    • Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support, engineer or management role.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications a must. Experience in writing proposals. 
    • Experience in cost allocation and control, estimating, proposal preparation, risk assessment programs and techniques. 

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • PMP Certification.
    • Construction and start-up experience a plus. 
    • Commissioning experience a plus.


    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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