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Electrical Engineer I - 1313

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Job Title: Electrical Engineer I/II - 1313
Function: Engineering
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                                  
Pay Type: Exempt                            
Grade: 32/33
US Citizenship Required: Yes

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.
Job Duties:
Under the direction and supervision of a more senior engineer:
  • Provide electrical engineering for large electrical motors, variable frequency starting systems, emergency generators, electric and hydraulic valves, large natural gas fire heaters, hydraulic systems, large turbo machinery equipment, and low voltage ac & dc distribution systems and equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining the preventive maintenance processes in CMMS, field support to provide direction and make decisions on issues, engineering support for all proactive and corrective issues, spares management and the capital investment support for these systems. 
  • Interface directly with the Air Force (AF) customer to provide recommendations to ensure these assets are being maintained according to AF standards.
  • Monitor performance of systems (reliability, availability, capabilities degradation, etc.), keeping Asset Condition Assessments (ACAs) up-to-date.
  • Provide technical leadership to the craft workforce in execution of work orders and operational / maintenance procedures (WIs), Lock-Out / Tag-Out (LOTO), etc.
  • Provide technical leadership to craft workforce as required, directing their activities during “air-on” periods and reconfigurations.
  • Support scheduling meetings and planning, including making inputs on required maintenance outages.
  • Work closely with the plant ops engineers to work out the plant operational requirements (plant run sheets, detailed run programs, etc.).
  • Ensure up-to-date operating procedures are released to the craft for execution when needed.
  • Respond when systems malfunction during a test, troubleshooting and directing corrective maintenance activities (or calling in the appropriate systems engineer for additional support), ensuring a timely return to service.
  • Support the workforce qualification program for test operations non-key and key positions by helping engineers generate training materials.
  • Participate in the following engineering tasks to varying degrees at various times:
    • Collect and / or derive systems requirements from various stakeholders, performing gap analyses on existing systems and / or proposing new systems
    • Design and development of equipment or systems of equipment, including concept sketches and layouts, using computer aided design/computer aided engineering (CAD/CAE) tools
    • Modify existing designs to accommodate as-built changes, increases in system capability, or changing systems requirements
    • Prepare specifications and design calculations, using various software and spreadsheet tools
    • Review and check detailed design drawings and data provided by other engineers, suppliers, clients, or test customers
    • Provide systems installation engineering including detailed installation and checkout instructions
    • Prepare systems safety hazard analyses and verification of required mitigation measures
    • Prepare or review of engineering studies and reports
    • Prepare or review material and craft labor estimates
    • Generate detailed operations and maintenance work instructions, guidelines, procedures, and checklists
    • Develop and maintain an effective preventive maintenance and asset management program for systems for which the engineer is responsible. This includes collection, analysis, and reporting of system performance data
    • Interface with Instrumentation, Data, and Control (ID&C) engineers; plant operations engineers; design engineers; facility analysis engineers; reliability engineers; project engineers and project managers; safety and environmental engineers; craft supervision and planners / schedulers; and other disciplines to ensure that the systems they are responsible for are ready to run properly when required and that maintenance outages are planned, coordinated, and properly scheduled.
  • Participate in the following engineering tasks to varying degrees at various times (continued):
    • Provide technical guidance to craft personnel in setup, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and removal of systems
    • Develop and present technical training to craft personnel and other engineers
    • Participate in incident investigations and root-cause analyses
    • Provide fitness for service evaluations
    • Serve on committees formed for specific tasks
    • Present and communicate technical systems information to NAS management, AF client, and test customers
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Technical knowledge of engineering systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • Basic skill in oral and written communication.
  • Current U.S. Citizenship required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Educational concentration and / or work experience in medium or high voltage power distribution.
  • Educational or work experience with programmable logic controllers and automated process control.
  • Prior developmental experience (intern, co-op, technician, etc.) in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering, or plant operations / maintenance in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or other engineering/construction firms.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.

To apply go directly to our website at www.http://nas-llc.us/careers

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to careers@nas-llc.us. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

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