Sargent & Lundy

  • Mechanical Engineer -- Project Lead

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering, design, and analysis for electrical power generation projects.


    We have a highly experienced engineering staff that is dedicated solely to the energy business.  


    If you are interested in working in the energy business with an industry leader and for an outstanding group of clients, consider joining Sargent & Lundy.


    You will be responsible for leading the Mechanical Engineering design efforts for a team of junior and senior engineers and designers.  You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues and:


    Act as the Mechanical team lead in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of mechanical engineering work.

    Develop integrated systems designs and perform supporting calculations for the planned work.

    Prepare technical specifications for mechanical engineering equipment.

    Prepare engineering studies.

    Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.

    Coordinate and provide guidance to other engineers, project managers, client personnel, and suppliers to ensure a complete and timely design.

    Perform reviews of existing facilities to propose upgrades and replacements, and present findings and recommendations to clients and peers.

    Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of S&L’s systems of process and associated “Communities of Practice.”

    Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers. 








    Essential skills and experience:

    BSME from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program is required; MSME preferred.

    PE license required.

    Ten or more years experience in the design of mechanical engineering systems for non-commercial, heavy industrial plants (power or chemical), with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for new plants, modifications, or replacements; Experience must include the selection of equipment, piping materials, control philosophy, and the preparation of performance sizing calculations and specifications.

    Three or more years experience in leading an engineering design team through all phases of a project design.

    Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design.

    Able to create design schematics, such as flow diagrams and P&IDs, using computer design software.

    Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role.

    Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others.


    US citizenship or US permanent resident status is mandatory.



    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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