Sargent & Lundy

Senior Engineering Consultant (Ethanol Experience) -- Remote/Virtual

United States
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Full Time - Regular
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Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.


Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.


Quality We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.


Accountability Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.


Our People We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.


Our ClientsWe deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.


Innovation Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.


Meaningful Impact We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


This is a remote/virtual position. Candidate can be based anywhere within the United States.


This position is being added to support continued growth of the Sargent & Lundy Consulting group, which regularly provides technical and financial due diligence, planning and advisory services, asset transaction support, project development services, and owner’s engineering services; primarily within the energy sector. With the increasing market initiatives for decarbonization, Sargent & Lundy is pursuing new opportunities in ethanol, renewable natural gas, and biomethane. This position will require a great deal of face-to-face interaction with utilities, project developers, investors, technology companies, and financial institutions during the execution of consulting services work for the firm.

Common responsibilities include:

  • Perform due diligence evaluations of power, energy infrastructure, and industrial projects, including greenfield projects, retrofits, refinancing, and acquisitions
  • Develop operation and maintenance cost estimates for existing facilities and proposed capital improvements
  • Perform feasibility studies and develop capital cost estimates for proposed projects or to compare alternative technologies


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


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or other applicable technical degree, with five or more years of experience, including:

  • Fundamental knowledge of process operations including reaction chemistry, distillation, heat transfer, and related process concepts.
  • Ethanol production through batch fermentation and distillation
  • Understanding of industrial equipment including pumps, heat exchangers, distillation columns, etc.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Technical knowledge in power generation technologies
  • Carbon capture technologies
  • Experience with biomethane, eMethanol, or renewable natural gas

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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