Structural Engineer - Nuclear Projects

Sargent & Lundy, LLC

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


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.


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 the design of new nuclear facilities, 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 for various clients. You will prepare design calculations, develop specifications, and support designers with drawing development

+ 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 loading conditions such as wind and seismic

Additional opportunities will include:

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

+ There is the potential for you to 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

+ Three or more years of experience working as a member of a project team in the design and analysis of structures

+ Knowledge of the practical application of structural engineering

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

+ Proficiency with MS Office applications.

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

Valued, but not required:

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

+ MSCE degree

+ Familiarity with structural analysis software such as STAAD, SAP2000, SAFE, STRUDL, or ANSYS

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

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.

CityPalm Beach Gardens


CountryUnited States

Area of Interest Engineering

Type Full Time - Regular

Job ID 2022-4985

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