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Senior Electrical Engineer, ML2

  • Requisition ID:  261633
  • Relocation Authorized: National - Single
  • Requisition Posting End Date: 09/26/2022 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Other Requirements: Pre-employment 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 6-9 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.
  • 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 extensive document and design checking to take a full suite of electrical engineering deliverables to 100% Design Complete. 
  • 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. 


Qualifications and Skills
Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 1: BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 6 years of related design experience.
  • Level 2: BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 9 years of related design experience.
  • This role requires a facility-specific clearance that requires 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.
  • Strong knowledge & application of NEC code and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Strong 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.
  • 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:

  • Level 1: MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 4 years of related design experience.
  • Level 2: MS degree in Electrical Engineering with 7 years of related design experience.
  • PE Registration – or in process of obtaining PE registration.
  • 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.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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