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Entry-Level Structural Engineer

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Company Name
Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description


Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive engineering, design, analysis, and consulting for electric power generation projects worldwide.

Nuclear power has been a core competency of Sargent & Lundy since 1954. We have proven capabilities in nuclear project engineering, design, and project management and our leading-edge services address today’s emerging issues with highly effective solutions for both new nuclear unit design and upgrades to existing plants.

We can offer you outstanding career opportunities in nuclear power technologies working for a first class group of clients.


This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Structural Engineering in a professional position offering a wide range of interesting and challenging responsibilities. You will team up with other engineers and designers from various disciplines involved in nuclear plant betterment and associated modifications.

+ As an entry-level Structural Engineer, you will have 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 projects to support client recommendations and reviews including creating calculations, document designs, and specifications

+ Using our state-of-the-art computer tools, you will perform the structural analysis and design of steel frames, connections, concrete members, equipment and piping supports, and foundations

+ Additionally, you will conduct structural analyses, which include complex loading conditions such as wind, seismic, and pressurization.

Additional opportunities will include:

+ Receive training and mentorship from experienced structural design engineers in the execution of meaningful project engineering assignments

+ Travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for construction coordination and 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 BSCE or MSCE 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

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

+ Proficiency with MS Office applications

+ An understanding of the practical application of structural engineering including applying principles, techniques, and procedures to a project design

+ Knowledge of structural design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary

Valued, but not required:

+ Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training

+ An MSCE degree

+ Experience in writing and providing support documentation for Structural Engineering calculations

+ Familiarity with structural analysis software such as MathCad, SAFE, STRUDL, or ANSYS

+ Familiarity with design codes and standards such as IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, N690, ACI 318, and ACI 349

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.

City Wilmington

State DE

Country United States

Area of Interest Engineering

Type Full Time – Regular

Job ID 2019-2744

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