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Facilities Electrical Engineer (Mid-Career/Experienced)

Livermore, CA

Job ID: 689568

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Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$100,900 - $195,400

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our Facilities Management team as a Facilities Electrical Engineer. Our fast paced, National Laboratory setting necessitates that the candidate be comfortable with variability of assignment and accept the value of being in a service group. We seek a well-rounded individual, adept at problem solving in a variety of settings.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Understand the system’s purpose, design and configuration, overall condition assessment, modes and consequences to mission resulting from system failure, and define necessary actions to acquire, sustain (maintain, repair, rebuild, and recapitalize) and disposition the asset throughout its service life

  • Define the performance standards and risk management approaches, monitoring and maintenance plan, and a risk-informed list of projects to assure the system is available to support the mission

  • Ensure that the system will perform safely, predictably, reliably, cost effectively, and that the consequences of the system’s failure are mitigated

  • Own the relevant design standards, guide specifications, system architecture, review and application of new products/technologies, and project design requirements

  • Define the executable preventive/predictive maintenance activities and frequencies

  • Engage in design review of all projects affecting the system

  • Facilitate local stewardship group to proactively engage all facets of planning and operational input

When applying to this requisition, you may be interviewed by one of several Facilities Organizations.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or other relevant field plus five or more years of relevant experience

  • Experience performing designs or operating low voltage and medium voltage (1kV-15kV) distribution systems

  • Knowledge and understanding of current national electrical codes as well as State of California Building and energy efficiency codes

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer license (PE) in the State of California or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire

  • Ability to think critically and make decisions requiring engineering judgment

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with California Building Codes (CBC)

  • Detailed knowledge of electrical industry and ability to produce specifications for bid purposes

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization with both internal and external customers

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to successfully plan, organize, lead, and monitor team efforts to completion

  • PMP certification from the Project Management Institute or demonstrated ability to manage projects from concept through design and construction

  • Experience with sustainable design and acquiring Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification

  • Knowledge / experience in facilities design, construction, and O&M industry best practices and standards

About Our Team:

Our organization operates and maintains existing buildings and utilities; modifies, and constructs new buildings; demolishes substandard structures; and provides site services for customers. This includes providing a variety of logistics services including shipping, receiving, hazardous material transportation, mail services, material handling, fleet services, occupant relocations, event setups, corporate storage, and property management. We enable current-day and future mission success through teaming with the mission in strategic planning that establishes priorities and focuses efforts to nurture and advance the capabilities of our facilities, infrastructure, and operations. We strive to accomplish these activities in an efficient, flexible, safe, and cost-effective manner while creating a work environment that helps attract and retain the best employees to support the objectives of both Sandia and the Department of Energy.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 689568

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Benefits

  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in California

  • Close proximity to first-tier universities, Silicon Valley companies, and other top research laboratories and facilitiesM
  • Access to California’s finest public and private schoolsM
  • VineyardsM
  • BeachesM
  • State ParksM
  • Sports – Nearby major league franchisesM
  • Art havenM
  • Proximity to SF Bay AreaM

Learn more about Life in Livermore, California

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Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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