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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Electrical Engineer -- Project Lead -- Hybrid in Houston, Texas


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 work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the design, modification, and analysis of new and existing oil and gas facility electrical systems.This position will also offer the opportunity to support the design of power plants and other industrial facilities.

  • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues.

  • Assist project lead in efforts to ensure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.

  • Support the project lead in coordinating systems design activities to ensure installation and operations will comply with specifications, codes, and client requirements.

  • Prepare and review detailed calculations, including three phase power transient studies, voltage drop, and protective relay settings.

  • Prepare documentation for design input for drawing production.

  • Interface with vendors to prepare materials and equipment purchase specifications for client recommendations.

  • Prepare reports and studies that present technical information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats.

  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others including calculations and drawing preparation.

  • Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers.


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

    Essential skills and experience:

  • A BSEE degree from an ABET-accredited engineering program is required; MSEE preferred.

  • PE license required

  • 10+ years of experience in power plant or industrial plant design, with a focus on integrated, detailed system design for new facilities, or modifications or replacements for existing facilities specific for Oil and Gas.

  • Experience in the selection of equipment, materials, control philosophy, and the preparation and assembling of calculations and specifications.

  • Experience with electrical system design including medium and low voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motors), communication systems, equipment selection, and analytical calculations.

  • Technically knowledgeable of available equipment and proven pre-engineered systems to execute systems design.

  • Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role.

  • Experience in reviewing other engineers design calculations and drawings.

  • This position in based in Houston, TX and may require occasional travel.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Construction and start-up experience a plus.

    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 Interest Engineering

Type Full Time - Regular

Job ID 2022-5116