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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Mechanical Designer in Richland, Washington


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.


Our Government Services Group, one of our five (5) market focused business units, has opportunities for engineering professionals in our specialty design and engineering group. This group specializes in the design of special purpose gloveboxes and the associated controls and auxiliary systems, precision furnaces, hot cells, custom pressure vessels and other one of a kind equipment.

  • Under the direction of the Mechanical Project Lead, you will be responsible for developing drawings and/or 3D CAD models, while working on multi-disciplined design projects.

  • You will work on challenging assignments that include the design of Mechanical systems, specialty equipment, investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of mechanical design issues.

  • Utilize 2D and 3D CAD modeling software tools to generate design packages.

  • Participate in the coordination of detailed design phases for all aspects of an integrated design model.

  • Coordinate and provide support to other designers and project team members to ensure a complete and timely design package.

  • Independently as a member of the design team, plan and execute design deliverables, such as general arrangements, piping isometrics, piping composites, pipe support drawings, and equipment location drawings.

  • There may be the opportunity to accompany and assist other designers and engineers in field walkdowns and data gathering at client facilities.

  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced designers by way of S&L’s systems of process and associated “Communities of Practice”.

  • Provide guidance to others in the development of less-experienced designers and drafters


    Must be a U.S. Citizen; Dual citizenship with a country other than the U.S. does not qualify.

    Essential skills and experience:

  • A 2-year Associate’s (AA) degree in drafting, or a High School Diploma and one or more years of drafting coursework or equivalent technical experience.

  • Proficiency with design software tools such as AutoCAD, Inventor, SolidWorks, or similar to produce 2D and 3D drawings and models.

  • Experience in the review of mechanical equipment, including outlines and interface points, and coordinating and developing the associated deliverables.

  • Ability to interface and communicate with engineering and design teams of other disciplines.

  • Must be able to obtain US Government security clearance

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • BIM modeling using Autodesk products (Revit) or equivalent

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) experience

    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 2022-4847