Electrical Engineer Manager / Consultant

Lead electrical engineering projects in Richland, WA. Salary $157,000 - $187,000/year. Full-time position with hybrid work schedule.

Sargent & Lundy
Sargent & Lundy
Richland, United States  UTC-08:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 157k–187k   2 months ago

You will be leading the group on interesting and challenging projects that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues to support single and multi-discipline projects.

The majority of the projects performed for our clients require multi-discipline interface and coordination.


  • Lead efforts performed by group members to ensure successful completion of electrical engineering project deliverables to meet all technical, quality, financial and project controls expectations
  • Initiating and conveying scope of work to group members
  • Defining deliverables (i.e. calcs, specs, drawings, design change etic…)
  • Reviewing status and tracking progress of group members to maintain project scope/budget and keep client informed
  • Routine status meetings
  • Submitting progress reports
  • Tracking and resolving open items and emergent project issues
  • Coordinating completion of project deliverables
  • Lead the team for the detailed design phases for all aspects of electrical engineering work to include interface and coordination with other disciplines
  • Develop project scope, cost estimates, and schedules for complex electrical modifications at nuclear power plants
  • Develop proposals for complex electrical modifications at nuclear power plants
  • Provide technical oversight and supervision for all electrical engineering activities to include:
  • Engineering design change packages to install, replace or upgrade existing plant equipment to ensure long-term equipment reliability
  • Engineering calculations in support of design change packages, including AC and DC power studies, short circuit, cable ampacity, voltage drop, breaker coordination, motor starting and protective relay settings
  • Equipment procurement specifications
  • Bid review evaluation process for potential equipment vendors, to include supporting vendor requests for additional information, developing responses to vendor questions, and maintaining a tracking mechanism for questions/responses
  • Interface with the client, including implementing personnel to validate scope and ensure client satisfaction
  • Mentor and guide the development of the group
  • Identify and follow up on client needs that may result in strategic opportunities
  • Leverage good client relationships to develop follow-on work from existing clients
  • Prepare/Coordinate multi-discipline proposals

This position is based on a hybrid work schedule and will require in-office work 3 days per week.


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
  • Fifteen or more years of experience in the design of electrical engineering systems for nuclear power plants
  • Three or more years experience in leading an engineering design group through all phases of a project design
  • Experience in the selection of equipment, materials, and the preparation and assembling of engineering design change packages, calculations, and specifications
  • Experience with serving as firm/client liaison in a support or lead engineering role
  • Experience with electrical system design including low and medium voltage distribution systems (transformers, generators, motor, relays, etc…)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey information to project team members and client
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Detail oriented approach to work
  • Capable of being badged for unescorted access to a nuclear station
  • PE Licensure is preferred

Salary Range

$157,000 - $187,000


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Insurance – Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Savings Investment Plan (401k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • First Professional Licensure Monetary Award
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental Benefits
  • Back-Up Care for Children & Adults
  • Merit Scholarship Program

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.

Award Winning Compensation & Benefits:

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.

Awards & Recognition

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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About the role

May 21, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024


USD 157k–187k

Sargent & Lundy

Richland, United States



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