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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Electrical Engineer/Facilities Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking an 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\.


+ Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related field such as Architectural or Aerospace Engineering, from an ABET accredited institution\.
+ Knowledge of Facilities engineering in design, construction and contracting


+ Architectural or Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis in electrical power and distribution
+ Must have good communications skills and a history of working in a team environment
+ Able to initiate effective internal customer relationships
+ Licensed Engineer \(P\.E\.\) or the ability to obtain a license\.
+ More than two \(2\) years of experience
+ Working knowledge and understanding in Facilities engineering, design, construction and contracting
+ Working knowledge of technical building and site infrastructure design and construction industry
+ Working knowledge of facilities design and construction industry best practices and standards
+ Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple high rigor tasks in a high pressure environment
+ Ability to develop and nurture effective internal customer relationships
+ 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 computerized facilities management systems such as Maximo, Tririga, or other similar software platforms\.
+ Able to conduct research, investigate alternative solutions, and recommend solutions on problems affecting electrical systems
+ Analytical and reasoning skills necessary to identify and resolve electrical risk issues with the mission in mind and assist in making recommendations to management
+ Experience with Arc Flash Hazard calculations and software, short circuit and load flow calculations

Department Description:

The Customer Operations South department is responsible for buildings in the southwestern portion of Tech Area 1, all SNL\-NM remote \(non\-Tech Area 1\) buildings, leases, Tonopah and Kauai \. Our role is to keep the buildings and associated systems in a condition fit for mission use and to facilitate modifications in support of future mission work\. We strive to partner with mission customers so that facilities meet the capability, reliability, flexibility and cost needs of the missions\.

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.