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Weapons Infrastructure Electrical Engineer

Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Location: Livermore
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
We have an opening for a Weapons Infrastructure Electrical Engineer. You will plan, manage, and execute equipment recapitalization installation and facility modification projects to support weapons infrastructure. The infrastructure projects are needed to support capabilities such as the nuclear weapons program in high explosives, warhead test and evaluation, physics performance evaluation, and science, technology and engineering. This position is in the Defense Technologies Engineering Division (DTED), within the Engineering Directorate.This position will be filled at either -level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.In this role -you will -

  • Provide subject matter expertise on the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Prepare and implement electrical designs to support installation of programmatic equipment utilizing Program provided design criteria, requirements, estimates, calculations, schematics, red-line sketches, construction as-built documents, procedures, and specifications.
  • Partner with programmatic equipment Project Managers to review Program Equipment requirements and determine electrical utility loads and design safety features required to facilitate installation.
  • Determine functional electrical requirements for new or modified specialized equipment and support systems. Perform advanced electrical engineering calculations for short-circuit analysis of facility power distribution systems and arc flash safety analysis as needed.
  • Provide electrical engineering support during construction performed by outside contractors including reviewing submittals and shop drawings, responding to contractor questions, evaluating change order requests, resolving field problems, and performing inspections.
  • Lead multiple complex internal electrical projects with responsibility for the development and compliance with technical criteria, budgets, schedules, and deliverables. Direct the work of electrical designers and drafters in preparing models and drawings using AutoCAD for projects.
  • Participate in weapons design reviews to obtain approvals for project scope and designs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.4 level
    • Lead highly complex internal and external multidisciplinary engineering projects as the Project Lead or Design Manager with overall responsibility for developing technical criteria, budgets, schedules, and deliverables.
    • Become a LLNL Electrical Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and support multiple projects in this role.
    • Provide leadership and mentor junior staff members. -
      • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
      • Professional Engineer registration in the State of California.
      • Significant experience in design and engineering work related to programmatic equipment, including but not limited to machine tools, lathes, ovens, presses, and the application of electrical system components such as transformers, motor control centers, automatic transfer switches, uninterrupted power sources, lighting, and grounding systems. -
      • Significant experience preparing load studies, branch circuit and short circuit analysis, and arc flash calculations.
      • Advanced knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 and National and California Electrical Codes. Knowledge of electrical safety standards such as Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and International Electrical Testing Association. Experience with electrical safety issues associated with NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, etc.
      • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, projects, and priorities. Ability to meet demanding deadlines and schedules.
      • Significant experience generating correspondence, reports, calculations, and presentations using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applicable software, along with experience with AutoCAD in the preparation of working drawings.
      • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment, present and explain technical or operational information, provide advice to management, regulators, reviewers, and stakeholders. Significant experience interacting effectively with all levels of technical staff, program stakeholders, managers, and vendors.Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level
        • Substantial expertise in programmatic equipment electrical engineering including design and installation.
        • Subject matter expertise with electrical codes and certification compliance with Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and National Electrical Code (NEC).
        • Substantial experience developing and implementing creative solutions to a diverse range of highly complex problems and in providing technical leadership for highly complex projects requiring detailed planning, scheduling, and budget management.
        • Ability to lead and mentor junior staff members.Qualifications We Desire
          • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and understanding of system engineering principles and practices.
          • Technical expertise in power distribution, electrical infrastructure, design, development, construction, and operations.
          • Experience with commercial and/or industrial control systems, Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) systems and infrastructure for building automation systems, mechanical system testing, balancing, and commissioning. Knowledge of energy efficiency technologies and practices.
          • Experience as an Electrical Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
          • Experience using AutoCAD, REVIT, MicroStation, Pro E/CREO, and/or Intergraph PDS drawing applications. -
            Additional Information
            All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Position InformationThis is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
            • Included in 2022 -Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
            • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
            • Comprehensive
            • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
            • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environmentLearn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our . -COVID-19 Vaccination MandateLLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.Security ClearanceThis position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. - -If you are selected, we -will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you -meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. - Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. - -For additional information, please see . -Pre-Employment Drug TestExternal applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.Pre-Placement Medical ExamA job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.Equal Employment OpportunityLLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our . -California -Privacy NoticeThe California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles -job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed .PandoLogic. Keywords: Electrical Engineer, Location: Livermore, CA - 94551 , PL: 535530256

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