Sargent & Lundy

  • Mechanical Engineer -- Senior-Level

    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 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


    • Under the direction of the Mechanical Project Lead, you will be responsible for guiding junior-level engineers and designers in mechanical engineering design efforts
    • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of mechanical engineering issues
    • Assist with 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


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


    Essential skills and experience:

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

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Construction and start-up experience a plus
    • Commissioning experience a plus
    • PE license preferred


    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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