Mid-Level Structural Engineer

at Sargent & Lundy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


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 an engineering and design team, you will work on a wide range of power transmission modifications and upgrades to support client recommendations and reviews including creating calculations, document designs, and specifications.

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

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

+ Develop integrated structural designs and perform supporting calculations for the planned work.

+ You will have direct interface with the client and communicate technical information.

+ You will prepare technical specifications for structural materials.

+ You will Perform independent reviews of work performed by others, including calculations and drawing preparation.

+ Coordinate and provide guidance to other engineers, project managers, client personnel, and suppliers to ensure a complete and timely design.

+ Perform reviews of existing facilities to propose upgrades and replacements, and present findings and recommendations to clients and peers.

+ You will develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of S&L’s systems of process and associated “Communities of Practice.”

+ You will travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to substation locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs.

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement, with the expectation of spending three days a week in the office, giving you the flexibility to work remotely for two days. Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


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 in behavior of materials, structural analysis, structural steel design, and reinforced concrete design.

+ Three or more years experience as a practicing structural engineer preferably as a member of a project team working on the design and upgrade of electrical substations.

+ Ability communicate effectively with the client with appropriate level of technical detail

+ Ability to perform occasional walk-downs and visit client site to attend scoping meetings.

+ Experience in writing and providing support documentation for structural engineering calculations.

+ Must be able to complete assignments within budget and schedule with a high degree of accuracy.

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

+ Experience with the design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

+ 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.

+ Excellent written,verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ PE license

+ Experience in the design of light industrial building structures

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.

Award Winning Compensation & Benefits

At Sargent & Lundy, we care about the health and well-being of our employees. Our commitment extends beyond the workplace, offering comprehensive healthcare plans and generous paid time off to support our team members in every aspect of their lives. We understand the importance of work-life balance, which is why we are proud to provide competitive, award-winning benefits. Our dedication to employee satisfaction has earned us the prestigious Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Award for compensation and benefits in 2022, 2023, and 2024. Health & Wellness Financial Benefits Work-Life Balance

+ Health Plans: Medical, Dental, Vision

+ Life & Accident Insurance

+ Disability Coverage

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

+ Back-Up Daycare


+ 401(k)

+ Pre-Tax Commuter Account

+ Merit Scholarship Program

+ Employee Discount Program

+ Corporate Charitable Giving Program

+ Tuition Assistance

+ First Professional Licensure Bonus

+ Employee Referral Bonus

+ Paid Annual Personal/Sick Time (PST)

+ Paid Vacation

+ Paid Holidays

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Paid Bereavement Leave

+ Flexible Work Arrangements

Awards & Recognition



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2024-10279

Business GroupElectric Grid Infrastructure Services

DepartmentStructural Engineering

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Job Posting: JC256853620

Posted On: Mar 15, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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