Entry-Level Electrical Analytical Design Engineer -- Hybrid

Sargent & Lundy Remote
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January 20, 2023
Sargent & Lundy
Wilmington, Delaware

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 allows for a hybrid work schedule with a mix of work spent in office and working remote from home.

This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Power Systems to provide power system modeling and analytical support interdisciplinary project teams. You will be involved in supporting the interconnection of new power generation resources – including onshore and offshore wind, solar PV, battery energy storage, and traditional thermal generation, transmission and distribution planning, design of new power plants – including thermal and renewable resources, modifications to existing power generation facilities, power system protection, and integration of new technologies such as electric vehicles, microgrids, and green hydrogen production.

Your work will have you perform the following types of studies

Power Flow

Short Circuit

Protection Coordination

Arc Flash

Transient and Dynamic Stability

Transient Over-voltage

Power Quality and Harmonics

System Impact

Cable Ampacity


Additional activities include electricity market studies and generation planning expansion with expected load growth scenarios

There is the potential for you to travel to client offices and project sites to provide on-site consultation


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience

This position requires an BS in Electrical Engineering with a strong academic background and coursework emphasis in Power Systems Analysis. MSEE or Ph.D. is preferred.

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

Proficiency with MS Office applications

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others.

Valued but not required skills and experience

Internship or work experience in performing power analysis, preferably within the power industry

Experience performing analysis of power systems using software such as: PSS/E, PowerWorld, PSLF, TARA, CYME, Synergi, ETAP, SKM, PSCAD and EMTP-RV

Strong working knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, etc.

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

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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