Sargent & Lundy

  • Senior Structural Engineer -- Electric Grid Infrastructure Services

    City
    Chicago
    State
    IL
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Engineering
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2019-2604
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of materials, structural analysis, structural steel design, and reinforced concrete design. As a member of an engineering and design team, you will work on a wide range of power transmission modifications and upgrades to support client recommendations and reviews including creating calculations, document designs, and specifications. 

    • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of structural engineering issues.
    • You will perform structural analysis and detailed design of steel frames, connections, concrete members, equipment, and foundations. 
    • Develop integrated structural designs and perform supporting calculations for the planned work.
    • You will have direct interface with the client and communicate technical information.
    • You will prepare technical specifications for structural materials.
    • You will 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.
    • You will 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.” 
    • You will travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to substation locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs. 

    Qualifications

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

     

    Essential skills and experience:

    • This position requires a BSCE or MSCE from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background in behavior of materials, structural analysis, structural steel design, and reinforced concrete design.
    • Five or more years experience as a member of a project team working on the design and upgrade of electrical substations.
    • Ability communicate effectively with the client with appropriate level of technical detail
    • Ability to perform occasional walk-downs and visit client site to attend scoping meetings.
    • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for structural engineering calculations.
    • Must be able to complete assignments within budget and schedule with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Technically knowledgeable of the practical application of structural engineering including analysis for structural supports, loads, and design integrity.
    • Experience with the design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
    • Proficiency with any of the following programs: MathCad, STAAD PRO, SAP2000, SAFE, RISA 3D and RISA Floor
    • Familiarity with design codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and ACI 318.
    • Excellent written,verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • PE license

    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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