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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 Values
We 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
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.
Our Energy & Industrial Group currently has a new opportunity for a Chemical Engineer Intern for the Summer of 2020 in our Chicago office.
Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
As a Chemical Engineering, you will be assigned to work on a project team and assist the engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the evaluation of new and/or modifications and upgrades to existing air and water quality control systems for the energy and industrial markets
Working under the direction of senior engineers, this position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Chemical Engineering in one or more of the following areas:
Maintaining and enhancing your knowledge and understanding of industry standards and specifications, control system design, and new technology developments
Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data
We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Essential skills and experience:
Must have an expected graduation date in Winter 2020 or Fall 2021 toward a BS in Chemical, from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program
Solid understanding of basic chemical engineering processes including mass balances
Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction
Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines
Good verbal and written communication skills along with strong PC skills are required
Valued but not required skills and experience:
Prior, related internship or co-op experience is preferred
An understanding of the practical application of chemical engineering and technology, including applying systems, principles, techniques, and procedures to a project design
Knowledge of any of the following programs: ASPEN or similar process modeling software, Microsoft applications
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.