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Electrical Engineer (Security Systems), Principal

Company: Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation's naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy's submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory's (NNL) Security Engineering team at the Naval Reactors Facility has an immediate opening for an experienced electrical engineer. The newest team member will work on the implementation, improvement, and maintenance of critical security systems. These systems include, but are not limited to, various camera monitoring technologies, intrusion detection and alarms, access control, and biometric verification. Duties of the electrical engineer require developing, deploying, and life cycle support of security solutions for the Naval Reactors Facility. You will have the opportunity to function as part of a multi-discipline, multi-site engineering team in both leading and supporting roles for multiple projects. Performing engineering evaluations and analyses, troubleshooting assessments and potential repairs, and make engineering decisions for critical security systems is a key component of this role.

Other responsibilities include:

Being the cognizant engineer/system expert for assigned security systems.
Occasionally performing "hands-on" work with security systems.
Providing proactive leadership to address legacy systems, develop process improvements, and maintain historical knowledge.
Applying system knowledge to solve problems.
Work planning to accomplish major projects.
Communicating, as necessary, to ensure customer and management understanding of project status.
Researching and applying new security technologies

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of nine years of relevant experience or;
MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven years of relevant experience

Preferred Skills

Degrees in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering are preferred, but not required.
Experience working with security systems.
Knowledge of computer networking and computer programming.
Mechanical aptitude.
Effective interpersonal and teaming skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

Keywords: Naval Nuclear Laboratory, Idaho Falls , Electrical Engineer (Security Systems), Principal, Professions , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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