• Electrical Engineer

    Job ID 2019-1892
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Los Alamos
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Electrical Engineer



    Merrick & Company is looking for an Electrical Engineer for our Los Alamos, NM office.


    This office specializes in the design of prototype/one-off custom equipment, gloveboxes, hot cells, specialty research equipment and custom-designed, remotely-operated mechanisms for handling radioactive and hazardous materials. Additional specialization includes the design of moderate hazard non-reactor nuclear facilities and facility upgrades.


    This position will be located in Los Alamos, a small community located in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico.  Los Alamos offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities, an excellent public school system and a low crime rate.


    The ideal candidate will have a passion for nuclear related design, mentoring a team and the outdoor life style of Northern New Mexico.  Relocation assistance will be provided as part of the overall compensation package depending on experience. 


    Job Description

    The Electrical Engineer will design projects and supervise electrical designers.  Work involves a variety of activities including conceptual and detailed design of low voltage and medium voltage power distribution, lighting, grounding, motor control systems, process equipment and instrumentation.  Perform non-routine assignments with little or no direction.


    Candidate should have knowledge of nuclear related design and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.


    Specific Position Requirements:

    • Attend client meetings and making presentations to clients
    • Perform Code Reviews
    • Lead design, development, and production of projects
    • Redline project drawings
    • Provide technical guidance and review of construction documents
    • Write design narratives and specifications
    • Communicate design changes to clients and other disciplines
    • Perform project quality assurance/quality control, including independent technical reviews and interdisciplinary coordination reviews
    • Perform construction observation/administration
    • Create and managing schedule and budgets for projects
    • Supervise, lead, manage and mentor a team of electrical designers
    • Problem solve, guide and mentor staff
    • Assess employee performance


    Required Experience

    • Five (5) years progressive experience, minimum
    • Nuclear related design (NQA-1, NRTL, etc.)
    • Electrical calculations (power distribution, fault circuit analysis, lighting, grounding)
    • Work in DOE environment
    • SKM or ETAP experience a plus
    • NEC, ISA, IEEE Regulatory Codes
    • Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship


    Physical Requirements

    • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Construction Site visits require walking through constructions sites and climbing of ladders.
    • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality


    Work Environment

    • This job operates in a professional office environment and occasional construction site visits.
    • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, plotters, and scanners.
    • Construction site visits require wearing of hard hats, safety glasses, hard toe shoes, and climbing of ladders.
    • May be required to travel to other office locations. May be required to travel to client facilities or fabrication and manufacturing facilities.

    Additional information

    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.


    Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.


    We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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