Electrical/Computer Engineer

B&W Pantex LLC Amarillo , TX 79105

Posted 6 days ago

Posting Title

ELECTRICAL / COMPUTER ENGINEER

Posting Start Date
11/14/2018

Organization

Organization: Pantex Engineering

Job Family: Engineering

Job Specialty: Core Engineering

Job Ladder: Engineering, Science and IT Professional (EP)

Career Level: Sr. Associate/Specialist/Sr. Specialist

Job Code: EPHZCBCB/EPJZCBCB/EPLZCBCB

Job Title: Core Engineering Senior Associate/Specialist/Senior Specialist

Reference Code
18-0670

Specific Job Responsibilities

Electrical or Computer Engineer to join a team that is designing and developing advanced components, subsystems, and systems for national defense programs. This engineering team employs state-of-the-art technologies, including sophisticated software tools for design, analysis, modeling, and simulation.

Responsibilities for electrical engineers range from conceptual design, detailed hardware design (a combination of analog, digital, embedded firmware, schematic capture, board layout), detailed software design (instrument drivers, system integration, database design/interface, report generation, related software quality assurance documentation), analysis, overseeing fabrication of hardware, defining and executing qualification/testing plans, field support, as well as project management. Successful candidates will work in a team environment with opportunities to acquire increasing levels of responsibility. Employee may be required to troubleshoot and evaluate existing electrical components or systems or subsystems.

Employee will be required to meet the requirements for R&D Competent Person Electrical Worker Certification per CNS policy, procedures and training. R&D Competent Person, shall be trained and knowledgeable of the construction and operation of equipment or a specific work method and be trained to identify and avoid the electrical hazards that might be present with respect to that equipment or work method.

Shall also be familiar with the proper use of the special precautionary techniques; applicable electrical policies and procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE) including insulating and shielding materials; and insulated tools and test equipment. A person can be considered qualified with respect to certain equipment and methods but still be unqualified for others. Employee will use sound engineering judgement and safety and will fulfill all training requirements and procedures established by CNS, specifically R&D Competent qualified, prior to troubleshooting any component or systems or subsystems. If the successful candidate is not currently certified as a R&D Competent Electrical Worker, the certification process will be initiated upon assumption of the position.

Designs and develops software applications used to automate complex instrumentation systems, perform calculations on and manipulate very large data sets, interface with databases, create user friendly operator interfaces, and consolidate results into legible reports. Opportunities also available to contribute to design and improvements to the database architecture.

Designs and develops new electronic and electromechanical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Researches and develops the theory and application of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation, computational intelligence, and other electronic components for use in test and acceptance equipment.

Researches and develops solid-state integrated circuits, including computers, communications, signal processing, or optoelectronics. Assesses capabilities of existing components, equipment, systems, and networks. Utilizes industry standard concepts for electrical grounding/shielding/bonding concepts to all hardware designs.

Specific Job Knowledge & Training Required

Preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer/Software Engineering from an accredited school and/or holds a Texas Professional Engineering License (PE) combined with at least 2 years of related technical experience, or a Master's degree in Electrical or Computer/Software Engineering from an accredited school.

Desired Experience:

Software Development:

C# or C++

Circuit design with tools such as ORCAD

Database design

Software Quality Assurance Methods

Communication over high speed interface and RS-232.

Analog/Digital Hardware Design

Embedded Processing

Printed Wiring Assembly (Circuit Board) testing and debugging

Circuit design with tools such as ORCAD

Altium or similar board layout software experience.

Electrical grounding/shielding/bonding.

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming and/or experience with linear stages a plus.

Experience or knowledge in electro-optics and/or fiber optics a plus.

Knowledge of computers, analytical instruments with good technical writing skills; computer skills, including C# and/or C++, and circuit design with tools such as ORCAD; technical writing skills; ability to interpret data from engineering processes; ability to conduct research and development work with minimal technical direction; ability to supervise technicians; ability to assist in determining equipment, man-hours and funds needed for assigned projects; and ability to perform system engineering on complex process systems.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills, including effective leadership, delegation, teamwork, and negotiation.

Independence and strong problem-solving skills. Advanced technical degree or significant equivalent experience. Technical knowledge and competencies appropriate to the position.

Thorough knowledge of and applied experience with scientific and engineering methods and with the discipline's standards for the ethical conduct of research. Thorough knowledge of and experience with designing, planning, and executing research, design, and development projects. Demonstrated ability to work as a team across disciplines. Employee must conduct operations in an ethical manner and keeping with company policies and procedures.

Must possess knowledge of analog and/or digital design, embedded processing, and software development. Varying degrees of competence in any of these categories may be acceptable. Any technical knowledge or experience with electro-optics or fiber optic design, application or research would be a plus.

Technical problems range from problems that are: technically complex that have known solutions which require experience and judgment (Senior Associate); problems that are more complex with a range of solutions requiring professional judgment and knowledge (Specialist); to problems that are highly complex, diverse, and impact the organization (Sr. Specialist).

Education & Relevant Experience

BS in engineering/science discipline: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience OR a Masters of Science or PhD. Typical engineering/science experience ranging from 3 to 7 years.

Notes:

Ten years or more years of relevant education, training, and/or progressive experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years-of-experience requirements for this posting. For postings on the Engineering, Science and IT Ladder, in lieu of a technical bachelor's degree, the Operations Professional Ladder may be considered.

The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Specific Knowledge and Training Required. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which theyre being hired.

The career level will be determined based upon relevant education and experience of the selected candidate. Internal applicants, if the move is determined to be lateral, will maintain their current career level and pay.

For internal applicants whose career level may be higher than the career level range indicated on the job posting, we will consider the scope of work being performed, in addition to a candidates education and experience, when determining whether a lateral move is warranted.

Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance is required.

Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, the candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.

If the successful candidate is not currently certified in the HRP, the certification process will be initiated upon assumption of the position. If the successful candidate is currently certified in the HRP, a review for HRP certification in the appropriate category will be performed by the hiring manager and the HRP Management Official, and the certification process in the appropriate category will be initiated upon assumption of the position.

Contract Type

Regular

Employment Fraction

Full-Time

Note: This position requires Human Reliability Program (HRP) certification.

If the successful candidate is not currently certified in the HRP, the certification process will be initiated upon assumption of the position. If the successful candidate is currently certified in the HRP, a review for HRP certification in the appropriate category will be performed by the hiring manager and the HRP Management Official, and the certification process in the appropriate category will be initiated upon assumption of the position.

Pantex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

//U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for all jobs at Pantex.

Candidates selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. In addition, selection and placement into this position may be conditioned upon the candidate's successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, and other requirements necessary for participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). CNS-PANTEX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. //

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