The AM Agency
Electrical Engineer – Operati

Electrical Engineer – Operations                        

Company Conformance Statement

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety and health related rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely
  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions
  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace


Purpose of the position

Provide operations support as directed.


Principal Responsibilities of the Position

  • Knowledgeable of the operation, use, and maintenance of industrial/municipal utility systems and equipment associated with chiller and heating plant operation and maintenance, electrical/water distribution, fire protection, sanitary and storm sewer systems, emergency power generation and associated codes and regulations.
  • Identifies operational problems by observing and studying system functioning and performance results; investigating complaints and suggestions; completing troubleshooting procedures. 
  • Develops operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and screening alternative solutions; calculating economics; determining impact on total system. 
  • Anticipates operational problems by studying operating targets, modes of operation, unit limitations; monitoring unit performance.  Improves operational quality results by studying, evaluating, and recommending process re-design; implementing changes; contributing information and opinion to unit design and modification teams.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures. 

Other job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize electrical schematics to diagnose, isolate and correct electrical and electronics issues in a timely manner
    • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs), HMI Programming, digital and analog sensors, VFDs, generators, generator controls and interfaces
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
    • Provide project support to Maintenance and Construction departments
    • Responds to equipment failures, diagnoses problems, performs root cause analysis, and writes work orders.
    • Monitors equipment maintenance to ensure efficient and safe operation. Initiates, conducts, participates in and writes reports, incident critiques or corrective actions following quality, and performance incidents.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with 1 or more years of experience in areas described below.


Special Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Have 138 KV and 15KV electrical experience with breakers, switchgear, relaying, and substation ring bus.
  • This position is located onsite at NASA JSC and requires US Citizenship.
  • Be able to read and understand instructions both verbal and written.
  • Be able to understand the various electrical systems located in buildings.


Physical Requirements

  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language both verbally and written in an effective manner.
  • Must be able to efficiently use a computer.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Dexterity to operate office and field equipment as required by the position.
  • In good physical shape/condition for climbing in and out of tight restricted working areas, as applicable.
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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