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Facilities Electrical Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Electrical Engineer

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Design, or oversee design of, high, medium, and low voltage electrical systems for safe, reliable, and efficient operations that comply with code\.
+ Design, or oversee the design of, high, medium, and low voltage electrical equipment, controls, components, systems, and products, including meters for overhead and underground distribution, and transmission line construction and maintenance\.
+ Plan for maintenance by modeling the system, conducting condition assessments, analyzing data, balancing loads, and ensuring reliability by identifying upgrade and lifecycle replacement options\.

Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories\.


+ Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field such as Architectural or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited institution\.


+ Electrical Engineering degree that focuses on power and power distribution \(low, medium and high voltage\)
+ Basic knowledge of Facilities/Commercial/Laboratory engineering in design, construction and contracting
+ Ability to obtain a PE license
+ Must have good communications skills and a history of working in a team environment
+ Basic knowledge of technical building or site infrastructure design and construction
+ Able to initiate effective internal customer relationships
+ Working knowledge and understanding in Facilities engineering, design, construction and contracting
+ Demonstrated ability to prioritize work in a dynamic environment
+ Ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion
+ Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
+ Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to articulate the vision to key stakeholders
+ Experience with NNSA, DOE or other federal government requirements
+ Experience with current and emerging standards \(IBC,NEC, NFPA70E\)
+ Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products
+ Able to conduct research, investigate alternative solutions, and recommend solutions on problems affecting electrical systems
+ Experience with Arc Flash Hazard calculations and software, short circuit and load flow calculations, transmission system modeling using Easy Power or similar software

Department Description:

Provides construction services for line customers and engineering for Facilities Management & Operations Center\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.