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Electrical Engineer - 2796 - Employee Referral Eligible

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Electrical Engineer- 2796
Function: Safety, Health, and Environmental Department
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                            
Pay Type: Exempt                        
Grade: 35/36
US Citizenship Required: Yes

This opportunity is being offered by National Aerospace Solutions, the team selected by the U.S. Air Force to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.  National Aerospace Solutions is a limited liability company comprised of Bechtel National Inc. (as lead company) and Sierra Lobo Inc. with teaming Subcontractors nLogic Inc. and Chugach Federal Solutions Inc. AEDC operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource.

AEDC’s mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground, 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

Job Duties:
This position will report to the Safety Health & Environmental Department Manager and will support the department’s objective in providing a robust and responsive electrical safety program for the NAS team.  This Electrical Engineer will work with Engineers, skilled craft, and other disciplines, to understand issues related to electrical systems and safety, and work as part of a team, to provide guidance and resolve issues across the complex.
       Specific job duties may include (this is not an exhaustive list):
  • Responsible for conducting and/or providing oversight for Arc Flash studies of varying size and complexity.
  • Collect electrical systems data, as related to arc-flash study input and assessment, across the complex
  • Conduct electrical system modeling, develop calculations, review reports, and coordinate with personnel in other areas
  • Develop, implement, and train personnel to site electrical safety policies and procedures
  • Conduct site electrical safety audits and inspections
  • Consult on electrical safety issues across the complex ,in accordance with  site and industry standards, including but not limited to, OSHA, NEC (NFPA 70), and NFPA 70E
  • Participate on the Electrical Systems Committee
  • Complete assignments to adhere to long-term goals set by management
  • 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 of Science in Electrical Engineering and 5 to 9 years of progressive and relevant engineering experience or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 3 years of progressive and relevant engineering experience
  • Relevant experience must include electrical trades related to Arc Flash Analysis
  • Current U. S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have a thorough understanding of Arc Flash Analysis protocols and concepts
  • Experience in conducting Arc Flash Hazard Analysis using NFPA 70E and IEEE standards
  • Must have conducted Arc Flash Analyses (from conception to execution)
  • Must be able to use Arc Flash software to produce analysis reports and conduct report reviews
  • Possess experience in the most current electrical engineering principles and practices
  • Experience in Electrical Safety and knowledge of associated safety standards (OSHA, NFPA 70E, ASTM) , working knowledge of the NEC, and demonstrated working experience on or around energized equipment in an industrial setting including proper PPE in order to ensure a safe work environment and personnel safety
  • Ability to read, interpret, and write/edit documents such as safety rules, audit reports, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, management, and customers
  • Able and willing to continually learn electrical safety related material to keep up with current practices and requirements
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills to be used in responding to electrical safety questions and performing program presentations
  • Demonstrated aptitude for collaboration and teamwork but must be able to act independently with little supervision

 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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