Electrical Engineer ( Construction Engineer 2 / 3 )

Los Alamos National Laboratory   •  

Los Alamos, NM

Less than 5 years

Posted 237 days ago

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Electrical Engineer (Construction Engineer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Construction Engineer 2 or 3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Job responsibilities outlined below will be the minimum assigned to the candidate level.

Construction Engineer 2 (Electrical) $66,600-$105,700:

  • This position reports to the Construction Engineering Lead.

  • Perform as a construction engineer in a broad range of construction engineering work at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) involving both self-performed work and oversight of subcontractor performed work.

  • Provides construction engineering assistance to Superintendents and Subcontract Technical Representatives (STR), verifies materials, equipment, workmanship, and assures construction activities meet design requirements.

  • This position will interface daily with Design Engineers, Project Managers, Subcontractors, STRs, Superintendents and other Project team members.

Construction Engineer 3 (Electrical) $80,100-$131,000:

In addition to the duties outlined for Construction Engineer 2, the Construction Engineer 3 duties are as follows:

  • This position reports to the Construction Engineering Manager.

  • Act as Construction Engineer Lead if assigned.

  • Mentor and guide Construction Engineer 2 in performing construction engineering duties.

  • Resolve construction issues with Design Engineers, Project Managers, Subcontractors, STRs, Superintendents and other Project team members.

  • The perspective individual may be asked to perform as a Project Field Engineer on a moderate sized project.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Must be capable of acquiring and maintaining a Q clearance.

  • Must be able to be certified to the Human Reliability Program (HRP).

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline or specialized courses in electrical or electronic engineering disciplines, and/or extensive actual work experience and certifications leading to the thorough understanding of the knowledge described above and a minimum of four years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge in the construction of industrialelectrical systems.

  • Possess a current International Code Council (ICC) or the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) Certified Electrical Inspector or must obtain one within 3 months of hire date. Employment is dependent on this certification.

  • Understanding of request for proposals, project scope, estimates, schedules, and permits.

  • Experience providing oversight of both self-performed and subcontract work activities.

  • Familiarity with constructionscheduling, code and specification requirements, material take-offs, document control and records requirements.

  • Experience and skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions, and determining appropriate path forward.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with experience preparing clear and concise inspection and oversight reports.

Additional Job Requirements for the Construction Engineer 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline or specialized courses in electrical, or electronic engineering disciplines, and/or extensive actual work experience and certifications leading to the thorough understanding of the knowledge described above and a minimum of eight years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Advanced knowledge in construction engineering activities with an emphasis in industrialelectrical, communication, and lightning protection systems.

  • In-depth understanding of request for proposals, project scope, estimates, schedules, and permits.

  • Extensive experience and skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions, and determining appropriate path forward.

  • In-depth knowledge of Subcontract Technical Representative (STR) responsibilities.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Subcontract Technical Representative (STR) responsibilities.

  • Have a strong familiarity with Standard Work Process Procedures.

  • Self-engaged in becoming an SME in codes associated with job function.

  • Possess a current Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), UL Lightning Protection Systems, or National Lightning Safety Institute (NLSI) Certification.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation):Carrying 30+ pounds, Lifting 30+ pounds, Carrying 20-30 pounds, Walking, Climbing stairs, Climbing Ladders, Bending, Stooping, Crouching, Kneeling, Twisting the trunk or back, Balancing, At heights, Use of both feet, Fine motor control, Use of both hands, Use of both arms, Use of both legs.

Req ID: IRC61144

$80K - $131K