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[Electrical Engineer] Electrical & Power Systems Engineer - SRNS #730154

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Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Principal Engineer - Electrical and Power Systems to contribute to our mission supporting our work at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) in Aiken, SC.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE’s nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.

L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.

The Principal Engineer will define scope of technical programs and develop effective, quality solutions to challenges which involve unique or controversial problems. Creatively meet all company and industry requirements and apply site systems to achieve quality, timely and cost-effective results. Give quality guidance and assistance to less senior professionals on related tasks. Apply technical experience in field of specialization or broad-based experience in multiple technical fields, to resolve complex problems. Incorporate advanced technical practices and a variety of complex features such as complicated technical requirements, application of new or special materials or processes and difficult coordination or oversight requirements into problem solving and program planning. Provide leadership in determining solutions to complex problems and be recognized as having expertise in a functional area(s) of technical expertise. Provide direction and position responsibility both inside and outside department lines on programs seeking new approaches to problems and new application of existing engineering or scientific principles. Evaluate the results of programs and prepares reports and recommendations based on these evaluations. Identify and recommend improvements where established technology components and methodology are inadequate for solution. Keep informed of the advancement of technology as applied through one's area of technology. Prepare plans including schedules, budgets and personnel requirements for solving technical tasks identified by management. Develop schedules, monitor progress, monitor expenditures of budget and review quality of work performed. Develop schedules, monitor progress, monitor expenditures of budget and review quality of work performed. Communicate results and objectives verbally and in manuscripts form to customers colleagues and management. Occasionally prepare reports for external publication. Enhance expertise in field through leadership in local technical societies. Demonstrate creative ability through medium of patent disclosures, problem solving, engineering reports, technical papers and articles.

BS Electrical Engineering and 10 years relevant work experience or MS Electrical Engineering and 8 years relevant work experience
Ten years of design experience (within the last 15 years) in the nuclear or chemical process industr
Advanced knowledge of NFPA 70 and 70E. Advanced knowledge of standard engineering/scientific practices and applications
Experience performing modeling and simulation for power systems and short circuit analysis using simulation software platforms (e.g., ETAP).
Candidate will provide oversight, design, planning, and maintenance of medium and high voltage systems infrastructure such as distribution cables, control systems, protective relaying, transformers, switchgear, substations, alarms, and overall system coordination for Savannah River Site facilities and projects
Experience of designing High Voltage Power Circuit Board layouts.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE “Q” security clearance.
U.S. Citizen

Master or PhD degree from accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering with focus in Power Systems Engineering
Possessed an active DOE clearance (“L” or “Q”) within the past two years

Savannah River Site
Aiken, SC
Position will be primarily performed at SRS and various off-site locations as needed.

The Savannah River Site (SRS), a 310 square mile (198,046 acres) Department of Energy site, is located in the sand-hills region of South Carolina. It encompasses parts of Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale counties and is bordered on the west by the Savannah River and Georgia. SRS is close to several cities, including Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina. It is also within a few hours of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, Greenville and Charlotte.

Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

The work schedule will be a nominal 40-hour work week but can be part-time or with interruption between on-site requirements dependent on the support requirements necessary for the project. It is estimated that each standard year will consist of two-thousand and eighty hours. Ability to work a schedule that includes weekend days.

As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.

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