Sargent & Lundy

  • Senior Structural Engineer - Nuclear Power Projects

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis, and consulting for electric power generation projects worldwide.


    Nuclear power has been a core competency of Sargent & Lundy since 1954.  We have proven capabilities in nuclear project engineering, design and project management.  Our leading-edge services address today's emerging issues with highly effective solutions for both new nuclear unit design and upgrades to existing plants.


    We can offer you outstanding career opportunities in nuclear power technologies working with a first class group of clients.



    Our Nuclear Power Technologies group currently has an opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer to work at a client site in the southeast U.S.


    Opportunities for you are:


    • The ability to directly apply your knowledge of materials, structural analysis, structural steel desgin, and reinforced concrete design.
    • To work on a variety of interesting structural engineering assignments.  This includes performing structural analyses for complex loading conditions such as seismic and tornado wind along with creating design documents such as calculations and specifications for structural materials.
    • To work on challenging assignments that include developing integrated structural designs as well as investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of structural engineering issues.
    • To perform structural analysis and design of steel frames, connections, concrete members, and foundations using structural analysis software as required.
    • To perform indepedent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawings.




    Essential skills and experience:


    • BSCE with emphasis in Structural Engineering from an ABET-accredited program.
    • Five or more years of experience working as a member of a project team in the design and analysis of nuclear power plant structures.
    • Proficiency with structural analysis software such as MathCad, 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 verbal and written communication skills.

    US citizenship or US Permanent Resident status is required.


    You must be able to obtain unescorted access to a nuclear plant site.


    Valued, but not required:

    • On site construction support experience.
    • PE license and MS degree.



    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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