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Electrical Design Engineer_EIT

Electrical Design Engineer_EIT

Purpose and Scope 

Perform a variety of electrical engineering assignments to support project requirements and the development, design, installation, operations, and maintenance of existing facility systems that are located at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX 77058.

Projects range from simple single-discipline to complex multi-discipline.  Fast-paced environment, with multiple projects to be worked on simultaneously.

Job Duties and Essential Responsibilities

Must have a solid foundation in basic engineering principles. With minimal supervision, responsible for developing the concept, basis of design, and technical design solutions to maintain the operability of assigned systems and components for existing facilities.

The design includes preparing detailed design drawings or sketches (single line diagrams, plans, wiring schematics, control schematic, panel schedules, etc.), technical specifications, power system analyses, and Statements of Work.

Detailed design of electrical system physical layouts, power system phase and ground fault protection relays, lightning and switching protection, conduit and cable plans, substation ground grid design, and analysis. The SOW sometimes includes designs of low-voltage and medium-voltage electrical distribution systems including building and site services for various types of systems and components using Arc Flash / ETAP as needed.

Familiarity with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E), National Electric Safety Code, and other applicable NFPA, IEEE, and industry standards.

Coordinate with, and support, other Design Engineers, Fire Protection Engineers, Operations, and Maintenance staff.

Interface and coordinate with internal and external customers from project initiation and requirements development to design review and working group meetings to ensure compliance with project requirements.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience, with EIT working toward PE License in the areas defined in this job posting.

Working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. The ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational facilities. Good communication and analytical skills.

Other Requirements

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English, both verbal and written in an effective manner.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a NASA Badge to access the worksite.
  • Must be physically fit to perform the required job duties.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands

This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards; occasional lifting of equipment; constant sitting with use of a computer terminal; constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents; constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication; constant mental alertness; must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines.

Field work will consist primarily of “Site Walk Downs” in support of design projects and system troubleshooting. Site hazard training and Personal Protective Equipment are provided.

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: 77058 Houston

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