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Senior Nuclear Component Engineer at Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C

Senior Nuclear Component Engineer

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C Warrenville, IL Full-Time



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 is a senior engineering position that offers a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in component qualification engineering and will provide an excellent opportunity to advance your career. You will collaborate with a team including other component qualification engineers, interface with engineers from other disciplines, and guide the work of less experienced project team members. 


You will work with an engineering team on projects for new nuclear facilities and upgrades and modifications to nuclear power plants in the following areas:

  • This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of component seismic and environmental qualification, structural mechanics, foundation load and component mounting analysis, and ASME Code calculations for Section III and Section VIII vessels, valves and pumps.
  • As a member of an engineering team, you will work on a wide range of projects for various clients. You will prepare and review design calculations, review test/analysis qualification reports from vendors, develop specifications, revise client design basis documents and support designers with drawing development
  • Perform the structural analysis and design of steel panels/cabinets, connections, equipment foundation loads and equipment supports including the effects from seismic loads
  • Conduct primary containment penetration design and analysis for design conditions including fatigue effects
  • Local stress analyses for component nozzle external loads
  • Perform Environmental Qualification life assessments/extensions using the Arrhenius method
  • There is the potential for 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: 

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) in engineering degree with emphasis in Structural or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program
    • Five or more years of experience related to component qualification activities in the nuclear power plant industry
    • Proficiency with structural mechanics analysis using Mathcad software
    • Familiarity with design codes and standards such as AISC, AISI, ASCE, ANSI and ASTM
    • Familiarity with Regulatory Guides, IEEE Standards and EPRI Documents associated with Seismic and Environmental Qualification
    • Experience completing ASME Section III design reports and/or design specifications
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications
    • Good written and verbal communication skills

       Valued, but not required:

      • MSCE degree
      • Experience with Finite Element Analysis using software such as SAP2000, ANSYS, STAAD, and/or STRUDL
      • PE license

        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. ','directApply':true,'datePosted':'2022-08-02T04:00:00.000Z','

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