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Senior Electrical Engineer, ML2 (257917)

  • Requisition ID:  257917
  • Location: Kennedy Space C 
  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Telework 
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employmnet drug screen and background check


Project Overview:

The ML2 Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2, located at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems. 


This is a Short Term Assignment with an anticipated duration of 3-6 months. 



  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment with limited oversight.
  • Performs electrical engineering design, including the development of single line diagrams, panel schedules, schematics, connection diagrams, load lists, etc.
  • Leads multi-disciplinary design teams on projects of moderate complexity.
  • Develops material requisitions and specifications for non-standard equipment and bills of material for off-the-shelf equipment and components.
  • Properly interprets and applies codes & standards and customer design requirements, for the preparation of electrical design documents, specifications, material requisitions and system descriptions related to design tasks.
  • Conducts document and design checking as required. 
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Provide guidance on engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria to expand the skillsets of peers
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Ensures electrical systems designs comply with all applicable installation codes, regulations and standards.  


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Electrical engineering with 13 years of related design experience.
  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requirs U.S. Citizenship to obtain.
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient experience in Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Extensive knowledge & application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems, schematics and electrical equipment layouts.
  • Strong understanding of engineering discipline drawings and system calculations such as short circuit and load-flow.
  • Ability to size equipment and perform cable sizing calculations.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with ETAP and other industry wide electrical system design tools, such as CAD 2D, and electronic Cable Management System.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate, and work well with others and within a team.
  • Must be able to collaborate well with other disciplines.
  • Ability to cope with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions and multiple tasks.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS degree in Electrical engineering with 11 years of related design experience.
  • PE Registration.
  • Experience with CREO design tools.
  • Experience with SETROUTE program and be able to input and complete corrections in the data base.
  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.  
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