Senior Electrical Engineer
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World
Senior Electrical Engineer
Amentum is seeking a technically-oriented Senior Electrical Engineer in Annapolis Junction, MD to support a Power and Cooling Service Provider program for a mission-critical customer responsible for assisting with modernization and modeling of the new and existing electrical infrastructure. This is an office-related position that offers a flexible work schedule.
You are versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments with exceptional communication, and enjoy utilizing your analytical and organizational skills. Our team of experienced technicians, combined with your engineering knowledge and leadership, will propel you one step further in your career with opportunity for a deep understanding in power systems. We can offer training, development, opportunities to travel, and opportunities to work on unique projects.
Your knowledge and background in Power Systems will help lead the engineering teams with completing engineering calculations and analyses, maintain and submit reports on complex assignments, provide technical input during events that affect the performance of critical mission systems, and provide feedback regarding the operation and condition of electrical infrastructure.
As a subject matter expert, you will analyze load flow, short-circuit, protective device coordination and arc-flash studies; and will work with the campus model team personnel and field resources to conduct surveys and gather critical information for analysis.
You’ll be a technical leader among a team of dedicated engineers responsible for modeling and simulating the electrical infrastructure using the ETAP software, and maintaining an engineering technical library and informational repositories.
You will perform the analysis, simulation, monitoring, control, optimization, and automation of electrical power systems.
Utilize ETAP (or similar) to provide coordination assistance with protective device selection and coordination, Time-Current Curves (TCCs), and Arcflash Reduction Maintenance Settings (ARMS)
Utilize your understanding of codes and standards including, but not limited to:
IEEE 1584-2002 & 2018 - IEEE Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Calculations
IEEE 242-2001 - IEEE Protection and Coordination of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
IEEE 3000 Standards Collection™ for Industrial & Commercial Power Systems
Practice your analytical skills around Low Voltage/Amp Circuit Breakers (LVACBs), Overcurrent Relays (OCRs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) for known problems or during unscheduled events (e.g. outages)
Review engineering designs and incorporate verified as-built settings into the facility/campus “master model”
Here at Amentum, we are purpose-driven with a fierce commitment to deliver on our promises. We create trailblazing solutions, have unwavering integrity, and embrace inclusion and collaboration. Our team is excited to help customers solve today’s and tomorrow’s problems, giving confidence and reassurance that together we’ll accomplish mission success.
Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, or a related scientific field, and at least 10 years of electrical design experience
Or an Associates degree, and at least 14 years of electrical design experience
Or a High school diploma/GED, and at least 18 years of electrical design experience
Must maintain a valid state driver's license
Position may require occasional travel in short sprints (roughly 2-3 weeks maximum)
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain site access approval
Professional License (PE) in Electrical Engineering
Experience in Power Systems modeling
Active security clearance
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.