[Electrical Engineer] Electrical Engineer of Facilities in Huntsville, AL
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Job Title: Electrical Engineer of Facilities
Date Posted: 6/24/2019
Location: Huntsville, AL
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Immediate direct position available in Huntsville, AL.
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
The Electrical Engineer will serve as the Electrical Engineer in the Facilities and Infrastructure Directorate with responsibility for electrical engineering support of facility operations.
Primarily supports military installations and operational energy and engineering tasks as required.
Electrical engineering services are primarily in two functional areas.
One area is with distribution and uses within buildings, from the local building meter to transformers, panels, controls, HVAC, lighting, elevators, and user/tenant equipment.
Another functional area is with utility-level electrical distribution systems with SCADA controls, long-distance high voltage (161 kV and below), substation transformer and switching.
Power sources include multiple utility feeds, large-scale utility-attached renewable energy systems and engine generators, as well as building-attached emergency backup engine generators.
The Electrical Engineer will be involved in multiple projects for trouble-shooting, testing, repairing, maintaining, and designing renovations for these systems.
The Engineer will collaborate with various supervisors of multiple departments tasked with building repair and renovations, and utility-level maintenance and improvements.
The Engineer will assist customer managers and supervisors to fulfilling electrical engineering requirements.
The Engineer keeps a safety-first approach for all work.
This position requires an entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and a desire to deliver unparalleled customer satisfaction.
PRIMARY DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Provides engineering support for buildings & structures, equipment and utility systems operations, maintenance, repair, and construction activities.
Manages planning, design, and scheduling of assigned projects.
Performs electrical engineering surveys for cost reduction, to improve work methods and increase efficiency.
Provides technical consultation to, and coordinates with other engineers, mechanical, environmental and civil, and with construction trades persons and maintenance personnel, along with all users, and supervisors.
Provides technical input to the Annual Work Plan process.
Provides technical advisory service to the Directorate of Public Works in developing criteria for equipment installation, maintenance, repair, and construction requests.
Identifies spare parts requirements for electrical systems.
Keeps ahead of emerging trends and technologies for electrical systems and project development tools.
Uses computers and software such as, Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), project tracking programs and other tools to solve engineering problems and facilitate work.
Keeps current on relevant software applications.
Prepares operating plans in accordance with assigned requirements.
Provides operational drawings and operating & maintenance procedures to maintenance shops.
Performs systems assessments and prepares associated reports and project documentation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of a broad range of engineering and construction standards, methods, practices, materials, electrical equipment, HVAC systems and controls, and lighting.
Knowledge to determine compliance with federal, state, and local codes and regulations.
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; and maintain good working relations.
Must have valid state drivers license with an acceptable driving record
Pass any background checks and/or drug testing required by contract.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Must have a minimum of at least 4 years or more operational experience as an Electrical Engineer or in the field of electrical engineering.
On an EIT PE track, additional certifications, and experience with professional facilities, program/project management, and/or logistics is a plus.
Engineers, Analysts, and Developers at this company are highly motivated, technical, and self‐organized.
We place a lot of trust in our team members to develop technical solutions for ill‐defined problems (i.e. thrive in an environment where the problem is vague, requirements are lacking, and a solution is not obvious).
We need problem solvers.
We want our team members to be self‐motivated and eager to learn new skills.
If you consider yourself a jack‐of‐all‐trades, and are eager to keep up with the latest trends in technology, youll fit right in.
About the Company:
Small Business providing strategies and services to support an array of clients in Data Science, Software Development, Modeling and Simulation, and Energy.
We offer our clients nimble, unique, and value focused solutions with an emphasis on people, connectivity, communication, and team work.
Our team believes that people drive solutions.
By connecting people, information, teams, and experience we deliver solutions that respond to customer needs.