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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Structural Engineer -- Entry-Level in Chicago, Illinois

Overview

COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

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 Clients–Wedeliver 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.

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 a collaborative engineering and design team, you will work on a wide variety of techincally challenging projects to support client recommendations and reviews. These projects may include creating calculations document designs, and specifications that exceed the quality expectations of clients.

  • You will perform structural analysis and detailed design of steel frames, connections, concrete members, equipment, and foundations.

  • You will receive guidance, training, and mentorship from our highly techincal and experienced staff.

  • There is the potential for you to travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to site 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 degree from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and interest in behavior of materials, structural analysis, structural steel design, and reinforced concrete design.

  • Related engineering internship or co-op work experience.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of structural engineering including analysis for structural supports, loads, and design integrity.

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  • 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 Structural Engineering calculations.

  • Experience in analysis and design of steel structures and concrete foundations.

  • 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.

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.

CityChicago

StateIL

CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2020-3323

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