Mid-Level Electrical Engineer - Nuclear Projects (Hybrid)

at Sargent & Lundy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


+ Under the direction of the electrical engineering lead or project manager, this position will offer you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing power plant electrical systems

+ You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues

+ Assist the electrical engineering lead or project manager in efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget

+ Prepare and review detailed calculations, including three phase AC and DC power studies, short circuit, voltage drop, motor starting and protective relay settings

+ Prepare engineering documentation for design input for drawing production

+ Prepare and review engineering reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats

+ Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation

+ Develop project work plans


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position. Essential skills and experience:

+ A BSEE degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program is required

+ 3 or more years of experience in the design of electrical engineering systems in a project team environment with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for new plants, or modifications or replacements for existing plants; experience should include the selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications

+ Experience is required with electrical system design including medium and low voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motors), equipment selection, and analytical calculations

+ Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role

+ Experience in reviewing design drawings created by others

+ Effective critical thinking and problem solving skills

+ Effective written and verbal communication skills

+ Effective working in teams and individual work

+ Detail oriented approach to work

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ PE license


+ Construction and start-up experience a plus

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.

About 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-We 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.

Awards & Recognition



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestElectrical Engineering

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2024-9724

Business GroupNuclear Power Group

DepartmentElectrical Engineering

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Job Posting: JC254673468

Posted On: Feb 02, 2024

Updated On: Apr 15, 2024

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