We are seeking a Mid/Sr. Electrical Engineer to provide aviation power systems support for our NAVAIR customer in Lexington Park/Patuxent River, MD. In this position you will have the opportunity to be part of the Navy’s world class Electrical Power Team, developing critical capabilities to support the fleet.
This position is in the customer’s Legacy Electrical Power Systems Branch, of the Power and Energy Division, of the Propulsion and Power Engineering Department, Research and Engineering Group of the Naval Air Systems Command. The scope of the work performed has direct impact on Aircraft Electrical Power System performance, operation and support cost, operational suitability, safety, reliability, and readiness. The affected Electrical Power System Programs are valued in the multimillion-dollar range annually.
- Define electrical power system and interface requirements for weapon systems. Be responsible for the portions of the weapon system and electrical power system detail specifications pertaining to assigned system areas and their interface.
- Evaluate design proposals received in response to formal competition, as well as unsolicited, for weapon systems, and weapons’ electrical power systems including the interface thereof, and submit formal evaluations and recommendations to the customer.
- Manage and participate in the engineering effort involved in the research, design, development, test, and evaluation and production engineering of electrical power systems, as assigned, as well as the correction of service problems with Fleet systems. Manage engineering and test programs for assigned Fleet electrical power systems and equipment to ensure the highest level of readiness.
- Responsibility for performing the following configuration management duties: a. Evaluate ECPs (Engineering Change Proposals) for engineering, program, and financial practicality; b. make recommendations to approve or to disapprove ECPs, including responsibility for the coordination of acceptable ECPs with other elements within the Naval Aviation System Team (NAST).
- Prepare official correspondence and written briefings for management review. Prepare and present oral briefings on technical and management aspects of assigned systems and programs. Originate and prepare various documents such as Procurement Requests (PRs), Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP), Approval for Production (AFP), to support system development and production contracts.
- 5 years of experience
- Bachelor’s Degree or may be substituted with the following;
- Master’s Degree and 3 years of experience
- PhD and 0 years of experience
- Electrical Power Systems experience, preferably related to aircraft and aircraft-related systems; however, electrical power experience in other fields such as utilities and transportation (e.g. locomotive, automotive, shipboard) is acceptable
- Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of engineering that enable you to serve as an expert in the design, development, test, evaluation and service application of Electrical Power Systems
- Experience with Electrical Power Systems exposed to the severe altitude, temperature, vibration, and shock conditions associated with airborne applications is highly preferred
Full US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance