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Looking for an exciting opportunity in the Idaho Falls, ID area? Look no further. Seeking full-time Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Competitive hourly pay rates and per diem is available. Email me your resume today!
The Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking applicants for an experienced Electrical and Mechanical Engineers to provide design and system engineering within a group reporting to the Design Engineering Department Manager.
INL is recognized as the lead national laboratory for DOE-NE, providing much of the nuclear research, development, and demonstration capability needed to move nuclear innovation forward to deployment. MFC hosts a unique combination of personnel, facilities and infrastructure and offers the ability to perform research and development of nuclear fuels from fuel design, development and fabrication through post irradiated analysis.
The electrical engineer applies engineering knowledge, practice and techniques to solve applied and operational problems with facility electrical systems (including but not limited to MCC equipment, motors, motor controls, variable frequency drives, communications, fire alarm systems and HVAC control systems used for research applications), and in the areas of R&D for Nuclear Programs, National and Homeland Security, and Energy and Environment. The senior electrical engineer also mentors junior staff and assists the department manager in assigning work assignments to others within the group. The Candidate must be able to apply sound knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices in a broad array of assignments related to electrical systems. He or she will perform design of electrical equipment and systems, assist in developing and reviewing potential electrical projects, and oversee engineering support during electrical project implementations. The senior electrical engineer will work closely with other staff within the group, including mentoring junior staff, to ensure accuracy and timeliness of work completion. The ideal candidate will have experience with power systems and design engineering, equipment installation, facilities modifications, working with scientific equipment and gloveboxes, and load studies.
Additionally for all functions listed below the electrical engineer supports other staffs within the group performing these same functions.
Perform System Engineering role for modifications to assigned existing electrical systems and development of new system capabilities
Perform Design Engineer role for modifications
Experience with the design and maintenance of electrical systems for commercial and industrial applications. Knowledge of building automation and controls systems.
Working knowledge of NFPA 70E Fundamentals including, breaker and electrical equipment maintenance, short circuit calculations, and code compliance calculations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with accurate attention to detail.
Knowledge of the design and installation of MCC equipment, motors, motor controls, building and plant power systems.
Understanding of applicable NFPA 70E, and National Electrical codes.
Experience with configuration management of drawings and engineering documentation.
Working knowledge of power engineering and control systems
Electrical drawings and drawing symbols.
Basic understanding of practices and techniques to lead in developing designs for new or remodeled facilities, processes and/or utilities.
Experience with operation of variable frequency drives and communication systems.
Basic knowledge of building management systems and instrument and control of HVAC units.