Associate Engineer Electrical
West Mifflin, PA, US
- West Mifflin, PA, US
- 2023-05-10 21:00:06
- Engineering & Science
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.
If you are an Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineer or Software Engineer with a strong interest in electrical system design, support and troubleshooting and desire a career opportunity working in one of the most prestigious programs in the world - supporting the U.S. Navy, consider applying today!
The Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is a mission-driven organization. In this entry-level position, you will have the opportunity to work as a qualification engineer within the Shipboard Electrical Systems department, responsible for supporting the design, development, testing, troubleshooting and deployment of reactor instrumentation and control (I&C) applications for naval nuclear propulsion plants. The successful candidate will work in a team environment and apply their electrical/computer/software engineering knowledge towards activities that support shipboard I&C propulsion systems.
Typical responsibilities will include:
- Developing technical and programmatic recommendations/reports, usually requiring the integration across multiple technical disciplines
- Development and performance of testing to qualify I&C applications for use
- Development and support of in-house software applications, test systems and infrastructure used to support software, system, and component testing
- Development and support of novel methods and in-house tools used to aid in the testing process
- Working with a multi-disciplinary team to define system level requirements
Through the diversity in job opportunities and collective expertise of the NNL Electrical Community, engineers will continue gaining technical skills and broaden their experience throughout their careers while tackling exciting and challenging assignments.
As a national asset, NNL provides employees with excellent pay and benefits, as well as, excellent work-life balance and employment stability.
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
Academic, Co-Op or Intern experience in one or more of the following areas:
Software architecture/application development for embedded systems
System, Hardware, and/or Software testing of embedded systems
Demonstrated ability to plan, initiate and accomplish work on individual assignment(s) or as part of a small team(s)
Demonstrated leadership skills in a significant academic or social endeavor
Demonstrated proficiency in one or more programming languages with an emphasis on object-oriented languages including: Java, C++, or Python
Experience in developing control or test systems using commercial tools and applications for data acquisition, control and testing (LabVIEW, National Instruments, etc.)
Experience working in a team environment with team members and stakeholders in related technical disciplines
Previous experience in an NNL-sponsored Design Project(s)
Strong academic performance - GPA 3.2 or above
Strong drive to gain new skills as needed, including interest in modern technologies and processes applicable to software development and testing
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with specific experience in writing and presenting technical reports and engineering evaluations
Specific coursework and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: Control Sytems, Embedded Systems, Hardware/software development, Microprocessor-based equipment, or Power Electronics
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