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Livermore, California - USD Full Time Posted: Monday, 19 June 2017
Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for an Electrical Engineer. You will provide engineering design solutions associated with the Laboratory's electrical infrastructure for new construction, remodeling, and modifications to conventional office and laboratory facilities. This position is in the Project Management, Engineering and Construction (PMEC) Department.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.3 or TSS.4 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties

. Prepare and implement electrical designs utilizing design criteria, estimates, calculations, schematics, red-line sketches, construction documents, procedures, and specifications.

. Partner with electrical supply vendors to select, specify, and procure electrical components utilized in designs.

. Determine functional electrical requirements for new or modified specialized hardware equipment and support systems and perform advanced electrical engineering calculations for short-circuit analysis of facility power distribution systems and arc Flash safety analysis as needed.

. Provide engineering support during construction performed by outside contractors including reviewing submittals and shop drawings, responding to contractor questions, evaluating change order requests, resolving field problems, and performing inspections.

. Provide field engineering services for LLNL electricians and field crews by helping to coordinate the selection, procurement, and delivery of construction materials, resolving field questions and conflicts, and performing field observation and inspections of in-house designs.

. Lead multiple complex internal electrical projects with responsibility for the development and compliance with technical criteria, budgets, schedules, and deliverables, and direct the work of electrical designers and drafters preparing models and drawings prepared in AutoCAD for projects.

. Participate in design reviews to obtain approvals of project scope and designs.

. Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the TSS.4 Level

. Work under consultative direction leading highly complex internal multi-disciplinary engineering projects as the Project Lead or Design Manager with overall responsibility for developing technical criteria, budgets, schedules, and deliverables.

. Manage highly complex multi-disciplinary design projects performed by outside engineering firms subcontracted to perform engineering design services to supplement internal engineering capability.

. Provide subject matter expertise on the California Electrical Code.


. BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related experience, and professional registration as an Electrical Engineer in the State of California.

. Significant experience in design work with the application of electrical system components such as transformers, switchgears, motor control centers, automatic transfer switches, uninterrupted power sources, backup generators, and grounding systems with significant experience preparing load studies, branch circuit and short-circuit analysis, and arc Flash calculations.

. Advanced knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 and National and California Electrical Codes, knowledge of electrical safety standards such as Underwriters Laboratories, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and InterNational Electrical Testing Association, and experience with electrical safety issues associated with NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace., etc.

. Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.

. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, projects, and priorities and ability to meet demanding deadlines and schedules.

. Significant experience interacting effectively with all levels of technical staff, managers, and vendors.

. Significant experience generating correspondence, reports, calculations, and presentations using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applicable software, along with experience with AutoCAD in the preparation of working drawings.

. Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical or operational information and provide advice to management, regulators, reviewers, and stakeholders.

In Addition at the TSS.4 Level

. Substantial experience and subject matter expertise in electrical engineering and Building Code compliance.

. Substantial experience developing and implementing creative solutions to a diverse range of highly complex problems and in providing technical leadership for highly complex projects requiring detailed planning, scheduling, and budget management.

. Expert communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain, and advise senior management, external sponsors, regulators, reviewers, and stakeholders.

Desired Qualifications

. Knowledge of high voltage utility systems.

. Experience with Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) systems and infrastructure for building automation systems and the ability to read and develop control system schematics and wiring diagrams.

. California State certification as an electrical inspector or plan checker.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.5 billion, employing approximately 6,000 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Livermore, California, United States of America
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
6/19/2017 9:52:51 AM

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