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Electrical Engineer - 2853

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Electrical Engineer- 2853
Function: Engineering
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                            
Pay Type: Exempt                       
US Citizenship Required: Yes

Positions are available in Electrical Design Engineering and Electrical Systems Engineering.

Electrical Design Engineering: Provide electrical design and coordination for electrical system and mechanical equipment renovations and upgrades, including single lines conduit and cable tray routing and electrical equipment layouts.  Develops conceptual through critical design solutions for complex problems.  Provides assistance on unusual problems and reviews work for application of sound professional judgment. 
Specific tasks associated with this type of work may include but are not limited to:
  • Originate or check calculations for electrical loads for mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Originate or check electrical drawings including equipment layouts, single lines, conduit/cable tray routing, and wiring and schematic diagrams.
  • Prepares specifications, estimates, and scope of work documents
  • Presents and/or supports reviews of in-house design at different milestones in the project.
  • Participates in design reviews for documents produced by design/build subcontractors.  Provides comments and identifies discrepancies between subcontractor’s design and project requirements.
Electrical System Engineers: Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, repair, and upgrades of major electrical equipment that provides test conditions to the test facilities, such as large motors driving huge air compressors, electrical switchgear, over-current protection, arc flash considerations, transformers, PLC’s, relays, solid state variable frequency systems, etc.
Specific tasks associated with this type of work may include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for safe operations and maintenance of plant and/or test facilities.
  • Update and maintain system documentation for systems of responsibility.
  • Conduct and write up system safety hazard analyses and write clear work instructions
  • Work with multiple organizations such as design engineering, fabrication shops, DoD client, and other contractors.
  • Develop estimates for small improvement projects and test projects.
  • Work with multi discipline engineering staff solving problems and planning test projects.
  • 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.
Common duties to both positions might include:
  • Provides support including quantity take offs, estimates, requests for information, submittal reviews, inspections, following the installation & helping resolve construction issues, tracking changes, and reviewing & approving as-builts.
  • Prepares electrical designs and construction drawings using 2-D / 3-D computer aided design (CAD), presentation graphics and electrical models.
  • May provide technical direction as appropriate to drafters, technicians and others who assist in specific assignments
  • Coordinates work & collaborates with other engineering disciplines during planning, design, and execution phases of projects.
  • Contacts supplier representatives, project field personnel and engineering discipline groups when directed, to either gather or provide information
  • Leads studies (such as fault current, voltage drop, and reliability analysis) that require knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in electrical design work.
  • Assists in on the job training and development of people assigned.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • 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 a regionally accredited college or university. Progressive and relevant engineering experience is also desired.
  • Current US Citizenship required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Good knowledge of major industry or regulatory standards (such as the National Electrical Code and IEEE standards) and design criteria pertinent to the electrical engineering discipline.
  • Educational and/or work experience in dealing with electrical systems or electrical components of mechanical systems.
  • 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.
  • Experience in the practical application of engineering principles of electrical equipment sizing, troubleshooting, circuit protection and arc flash analysis of low and medium voltage equipment.
  • Professional engineering certification.
  • Experience writing Scope of Work documents, generating risk assessments, work instructions and other engineering documentation.
  • Experience reviewing subcontractor submittals for compliance with design requirements.
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication
  • Active Department of Defense Security Clearance
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.  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.
Positions are available in Electrical Design Engineering and Electrical Systems Engineering.

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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