Senior Engineer -- Renewables Focus

Join Sargent & Lundy in Chicago as a Senior Engineer with a focus on renewables. Enjoy a hybrid work arrangement and work on utility-scale renewable energy projects.

Sargent & Lundy
Sargent & Lundy
Chicago, United States  UTC-06:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   15 days ago

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement. You'll spend three days a week in the office, giving you the flexibility to work remotely for two days.

As a Senior Engineer (Renewables Focus) in our Electric Grid Infrastructure Services business unit you will:

  • Interact with renewable power plant developers during the execution of engineering and design project work.
  • This position offers you the opportunity to work in a project team environment with other engineers and designers involved in the detailed electrical design and project management of utility-scale renewable energy projects.
  • As a Renewable Focused Senior Engineer, you will take an active role in project conceptualization, work planning, and project execution.
  • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, trouble-shooting, and solving a wide variety of electrical engineering issues related to renewable energy power plant designs.
  • As an Renewable Focused Electrical Engineer, you will prepare reports that present technical and project information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements and S&L formats.
  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of S&L’s systems of process and associated “Communities of Practice.”
  • In addition, you may have the opportunity to travel to client sites as needed.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. A Master’s degree in a business (e.g., MBA) or engineering discipline is a plus.

In order to qualify, it is essential that you have 5 or more years of experience in the renewable energy industry, including:

  • Independent engineering experience for electrical collection system designs;
  • Experience with multiple power generation technologies (i.e., thermal, renewables, etc.);
  • Experience in electrical grid interconnections (i.e. single line design, permit application, compliance with electrical codes and utility standards, etc.);
  • Experience with owner’s engineering activities during renewable energy project execution is a plus.

Also extremely important:

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Experience writing technical reports and proposals.
  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others.
  • Project planning and leadership skills.

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

At Sargent & Lundy, we care about the health and well-being of our employees. Our commitment extends beyond the workplace, offering comprehensive healthcare plans and generous paid time off to support our team members in every aspect of their lives. We understand the importance of work-life balance, which is why we are proud to provide competitive, award-winning benefits. Our dedication to employee satisfaction has earned us the prestigious Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Award for compensation and benefits in 2022, 2023, and 2024.

Health & Wellness

  • Health Plans: Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Back-Up Daycare
  • FSA & HSA

Financial Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Account
  • Merit Scholarship Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Corporate Charitable Giving Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • First Professional Licensure Bonus
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Work-Life Balance

  • Paid Annual Personal/Sick Time (PST)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

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About the role

Jun 04, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


Chicago, United States

5+ years


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