Principal Electrical Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17
Kingsport, TN
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/13/17

Job Description:
BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring an Electrical Engineer to primarily support projects at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, with occasional travel to and support of projects at Radford Army Ammunition Plant.   
We ideally want a well-rounded Electrical Engineer with instrumentation and control systems design experience.  Experience with on medium and low voltage designs is a plus.  Instrumentation and control systems engineers will work to design and specify instrumentation, PLC-based control systems and networks and work with our programmers and design team to implement projects.  This position will work within a project team to develop designs for new manufacturing facilities, upgrades to existing facilities, and support project planning, proposals, and commissioning.for new manufacturing facilities.

The Electrical Engineers will:
o Develop concept designs and trade studies for new facilities.
o Analyze existing plant infrastructure and recommend upgrade plans and strategies.
o Prepare and present technical aspects of projects during internal and external design and program reviews.
o Provide technical direction to electrical designers and drafting personnel.
o Develop design drawings, scopes-of-work, and equipment specifications.
o Develop subcontract scopes of work, estimates, and proposals.
o Review design submittals from design firms and subcontractors.  
o Provide technical support to the construction management organization in support of subcontractors.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us.  At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, we do this by developing safer explosives for our government and commercial customers.  Holston AAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education:
o Required education: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field and 8+ years relevant experience.
o Experience in the design of controls and instrumentation for chemical manufacturing facilities.
o Ability to perform as lead electrical engineer on modernization projects

Preferred Skills and Education:
o Professional Engineering License. 
o Experience with on medium and low voltage design is a plus.

  • Job ID:32754BR
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