Sargent & Lundy

  • Mechanical Engineer -- Entry-Level

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2018-2126
  • Overview

     

    Sargent & Lundy provides 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.

     

    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

    Responsibilities

    • This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics
    • You will be preparing calculations, specifications, and technical reports to support client recommendations and reviews, and will additionally conduct equipment sizing, optimization evaluation, and selection in response to project needs
    • While supporting project teams with other Mechanical Engineers, you will be involved in system engineering, including the design, modification, and analysis of power plant mechanical systems
    • There is the potential for you to travel to client and vendor 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 BSME or MSME from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and interest in thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics
    • Experience with CAD software, such as AutoCAD or Revit
    • Knowledge of the practical application of mechanical engineering and technology including applying systems, principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to a project design
    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, fabrication drawings, and models
    • Strong interest in numerical computations and problem solving
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    Valued but not required skills and 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 Mechanical 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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