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Entry-Level Electrical Engineer - Nuclear Projects at Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C

Entry-Level Electrical Engineer - Nuclear Projects

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C Richmond, VA Full-Time


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\u2014from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance\u2014with 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 \u2013 We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.


Accountability \u2013 Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.


Our People \u2013 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 \u2013 We deliver value and exceed our clients\u2019 expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.


Innovation \u2013 Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.


Meaningful Impact \u2013 We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in a professional position that offers a wide range of interesting and challenging responsibilities. 


The opportunity will have you teaming up with other engineers and designers involved in nuclear plant electrical systems betterment and associated modifications, which will include the following:

  • Electrical systems design
  • Preparation of complex calculations
  • Load flow and short circuit
  • Power flow
  • System Impact
  • Cable ampacity
  • Preparation of documented design inputs
  • Preparation of equipment and material specifications
  • Preparation of design reports

    Additional opportunities will include:

    • Receive training and mentorship from experienced engineers in the execution of meaningful project engineering assignments
    • Become involved in power distribution designs and the preparation of specifications for the procurement of major electrical power equipment and related installation services
    • 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:

      • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program with a strong academic background in electrical power concepts/power systems analysis
      • An understanding of the practical application of electrical engineering and technology including applying systems, principles, techniques, and procedures to a project design
      • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
      • Strong problem solving skills are desired

        Valued but not required skills and experience:

        • Internship or work experience in performing power analysis, preferably within the power industry
        • Experience performing transient analysis of power systems using software such as ETAP or SKM

          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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