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Electrical Engineer I - NFAC - NLR-02532A

Moffett Field, CA · Government/Military
Title: Electrical Engineer I NFAC  – NLR-02532A
Function: Engineering
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                                                       
Pay Type: Exempt
Grade: 32/33

US Citizenship Required

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS) is contracted by the United States Air Force to operate and maintain the world’s largest wind tunnels at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.  The National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC) provides the United States with the capability of performing ground‐based aerodynamic and acoustic experiments at speeds from static to nearly 350 mph on large‐scale and full‐scale aerospace vehicles and components. This complex includes a 40‐ by 80‐foot wind tunnel and an 80‐ by 120‐foot wind tunnel.
Our mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the nation through modeling, simulation, ground test and flight test. Execution of the mission requires a large team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals from multiple technical disciplines to effectively accomplish the objectives of our test customers.

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for an Electrical Engineer to join our team at Moffett Field, CA.

Job Duties

While under the guidance and direction of more experienced engineers, some of the specific duties of an Electrical Engineer include:
  • Operate, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and upgrade existing facility power systems (motors, generators, transformers, power distribution switchgear, control systems, variable frequency drives, etc.)
  • Work closely with customers and test team members to establish design requirements and implement facility modifications as required to meet test objectives
  • Project management of electrical improvement projects including development, planning, budgeting, scheduling, execution, and close out
  • Develop, implement, and execute common work processes, instructions, guidelines, procedures, Statements of Work, design drawing packages, and checklists as required.
  • Develop and/or maintain an effective preventive maintenance and asset management program for electrical and control systems
  • Interface with team members 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.
  • Provide technical guidance to personnel in setup, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and removal of systems as required
  • Prepare and/or review engineering studies and reports
  • 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
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university plus 0 to 3 years of progressive and relevant experience in an engineering or related technical field.
  • Current United States citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Possess technical knowledge of electrical systems, engineering calculations, applications of engineering methods and construction methods and materials
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Educational concentration and/or work experience in low, medium, or high voltage power distribution
  • Educational and/or work experience with programmable logic controllers and automated process control
  • Educational and/or work experience with motor-generator sets, electrical systems, or electrical components of mechanical systems
  • Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Educational or work experience with computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • A master’s degree or post-graduate coursework in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of developmental experience such as practical work experience 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
  • Active NACI
Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at NFAC.

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, citizenship, 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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