Sargent & Lundy

  • Entry Level -- Chemical Engineer

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview



    Energy & Industrial Group


    Sargent & Lundy’s clients in the energy and industrial markets recognize us as a global leader in coal and gas power generation, plant design, advanced technologies, environmental compliance, mid-stream and downstream oil & gas and multi-disciplined industrial projects.


    We provide comprehensive engineering, design, analysis, and consulting for energy and industrial markets worldwide. Sargent & Lundy’s professional and highly experienced staff has the ability and know-how to take on the smallest of tasks to scope-intensive, complex projects. If you are interested in this type of dynamic work, consider joining the Sargent & Lundy team.


    • As a member of Sargent & Lundy's Environmental Technology and Permitting team, you will utilize your academic background to conduct evaluations and reviews of existing energy and industrial facilities to prepare comprehensive reports assessing proposed upgrades, modifications, and equipment/system replacements, as well as to define, evaluate, and implement complex environmental compliance and permitting projects.
    • The position will offer you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of engineering and environmental systems, and to work with multi-disciplined project teams to:
      • Evaluate and review the design of air and water quality control projects for the energy and industrial market.
      • Prepare preliminary engineering studies for modifying and retrofitting air quality control projects on existing energy and industrial facilities.
      • Independently verify the design of vendor-supplied equipment.
      • Analyze technical issues, prepare accompanying system specification data, and present your findings and proposals to clients and peers.
      • Evaluate the impact of legislation and regulatory initiatives with respect to air and water quality controls for new and existing energy and industrial sources.
      • Prepare complex environmental compliance evaluations and environmental permit applications, and interface with federal, state and local permitting agencies.
    • As a member of the Environmental Technology and Permitting team, you will be responsible for:
      • Establishing work priorities on a daily basis for multiple projects, and responding to requests from project managers.
      • Maintaining and enhancing your knowledge and understanding of industry standards and specifications, control system design, and new technology developments.
      • Developing your career via peer-learning and knowledge sharing with other engineers and participating in S&L’s System of Processes and our associated “Communities of Practice.”
      • Participating in industry code committees and conferences.
    • You will have the opportunity to provide technical guidance to less experienced engineers, travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews, and travel to plant site locations for field verification of designs. 



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


    Essential skills and experience:

    • This position requires a BSChE or MSChE from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background.
    • An understanding of the practical application of chemical/process engineering and technology, including applying systems, principles, techniques, and procedures to a project design.
    • 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 or familiarity in the design or field engineering of large power industry environmental control systems including flue gas desulfurization systems, fabric filters, electrostatic precipitators, low-NOx combustion, and/or selective and non-catalytic NOx reduction.
    • Familiarity or with major federal environmental regulatory programs such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
    • Familiarity with ArcGIS to develop interactive maps showing critical environmental resources such as wetlands, critical habitats, and other sensitive receptors.
    • Related engineering internship or co-op work experience.

    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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