Senior Mechanical Engineer (Power Focus)

at Sargent & Lundy in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


This role offers a hybrid work arrangement. You’ll spend three days a week in the office, giving you the flexibility to work remotely for two days Overview: Sargent & Lundy Consulting (SLC) works on behalf of clients to support electric power projects. We evaluate and optimize technical, commercial, environmental, and financial aspects of the projects for a variety of clients.. Responsibilities: In this role, you will provide development support, conceptual design and owner’s engineer services, to clients, including performing technical evaluations of electric power generation projects and facilities. Your responsibilities will include engineering design reviews, project development support, and conceptual design. ,. Particular experience in mechanical design of thermal power projects is desired. You will have the opportunity to travel within the United States as well as internationally.


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

+ This position requires a BSME from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background.

+ 15 or more years of experience in the electric power industry, including experience in detailed design of the mechanical systems of thermal power projects.

+ Experience in development support, conceptual design, and owner’s engineering design reviews of thermal power projects

+ Excellent technical communication and writing skills are required.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ General understanding of power station operations and performance reviews is a plus.

+ A familiarity with international design codes and standards is preferred.

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 InterestConsulting

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2024-11288

Business GroupConsulting Group


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Job Posting: JC261072373

Posted On: Jun 10, 2024

Updated On: Jul 13, 2024

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