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JSC Electrical Engineer - Operations

Government and Military

Engineer, Electrical


Conroe, Texas, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

JSC Electrical Engineer - Operations

Position Title: Electrical Engineer - Operations Job Code: ENG-ELE110

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.
  • 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 degree 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.


Basic Requirements

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in the English language verbally, reading, and writing.
  • Must be able to effectively conduct work on 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.


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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