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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Experienced Civil Engineer in Wilmington, Delaware


Sargent & Lundy is one of the oldest and 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 ValuesWe are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

  • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business

  • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities

  • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff

  • Communicate openly and honestly

  • Improve continuously

Energy & Industrial Group

Sargent & Lundy’s clients in the energy and industrial markets recognize us as a global leader in coal and gas power generation, plant design, advanced technologies, environmental compliance, mid-stream and downstream oil & gas and multi-disciplined industrial projects.

We provide comprehensive engineering, design, analysis, and consulting for energy and industrial markets worldwide. Sargent & Lundy’s professional and highly experienced staff has the ability and know-how to take on the smallest of tasks to scope-intensive, complex projects. If you are interested in this type of dynamic work, consider joining the Sargent & Lundy team.


  • This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your civil engineering degree and skills, while working in a multi-disciplined team environment with other engineers and/or designers in the design, modification, and analysis of power plant, substations, transmission lines and similar heavy industrial systems.

  • As a member of a multi-disciplined engineering and design team, you will work on a wide range of power plant projects and perform civil site development work including creating calculations, designs, and specifications.

  • As a member of the Civil Engineering group, you will coordinate with project managers, client personnel, contractors and suppliers, and permitting agency personnel as necessary to ensure a complete and timely design.

  • Depending on the scope of work and the complexity of the design, you may guide other civil engineers and civil designers in taking on and completing civil engineering project work.

  • Your responsibilities may include the following:

  • Prepare calculations relating to storm water drainage, sanitary sewer systems, pavement thickness, ponds and landfills, and earthwork, to support design and permitting.

  • Prepare technical specifications to define construction requirements.

  • Prepare site layout, grading, and drainage designs, and work with designers to accurately portray designs in 3-D models and design drawings.

  • Design storm drainage systems, roads, trackwork, water storage and wastewater disposal ponds, and solid waste landfills.

  • Review contractor and material submittal drawings and other vendor documentation for conformity with technical specifications.

  • There is the potential for you to travel to client 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 from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program.

  • Five or more years of working in a project team environment in the design of heavy industrial projects, power plant experience preferred, with specific experience in site grading and mass earthwork, storm water management, sanitary sewage systems, process wastewater systems, and road and railroad track design.

  • Experience in technical writing for reports, calculations, and specifications for civil engineering activities.

  • Experience in preparing, submitting, and obtaining site related design and environmental permits from a wide variety of regulatory agencies.

  • Proficiency with one or more of the following civil engineering design tools: AutoDesk Civil 3D, StormCad, PondPack, and AutoTurn,

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to work in a team environment is essential.

  • This position in based in Wilmington and will require occasional travel

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • PE license is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with coal combustion residuals management and disposal 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.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2020-3191