Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security
As an Electrical Engineer, you will serve as a specialized projects engineer in the performance of independent engineering analysis, planning, scoping and design management of highly sophisticated funded structures and/or electrical engineering systems utilized in the shore facilities.
- Consulting with other personnel, with Architect-Engineer (A/E) contractors, with field personnel, product vendors and professional association representatives on the various schemes under consideration to resolve design problems that arise between operational requirements and effective design.
- Serving as member of A/E selection, negotiation and review boards necessary for acquiring A/E contacts.
- Reviewing shop drawings of an electrical nature submitted by contractors for compliance with contract requirements and makes necessary changes to assure that project requirements are fulfilled.
- Preparing and reviewing costs estimates for the electrical phase of engineering projects during the design phase of project development.
- Recommending approval, disapproval or changes in the design, taking into consideration costs, use of good design criteria, code requirements and general project adequacy.
- Managing the completion of electrical engineering design, beginning with preliminary studies during the planning stage, development of project plans and specifications, and concluding with shop drawing review and design coordination during the construction stage.
- Degree: Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor’s degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
- This position may require a one-year probationary period.
- This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Transcripts are required at the time of application.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Norfolk, VA, US
Application Deadline: N/A