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Lead Electrical Engineer (DOE Project)

Richland, WA 99352

Job Function: Engineering - Electrical Job Number: 402147

Job Description

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is recruiting for a, Lead Electrical Engineer, for a 12-month contract assignment supporting the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant near Richland, WA.  This onsite role offers a W2 hourly base rate with time and a half for overtime, per diem, and mobilization / demobilization.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Pay Rate -  $95.00 to $100.00 per hour

Project Overview:
The Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Plant will use vitrification technology to process and solidify radioactive and chemical waste stored at the Hanford site. This position is located 22 miles north of Richland and works a 9/80 schedule, offering every other Friday off.

  • Engages with engineering teams and client on significant technical issues that arise and supports or leads in developing resolution.
  • Plans and conducts independent electrical work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of electrical engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Performs studies, options analysis, and scope development across all areas of electrical engineering.
  • Provides oversight of specifications and procurements of complex electrical equipment and/or systems.
  • Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management.
  • Supports preparation of estimates, staffing needs and schedules.
  • Develops conceptual designs for electrical engineering for project areas having specialized or unique requirements.
  • Interprets new or special regulations, codes, standards, criteria and performance data.
  • Performs checking or preparation of design documentation where warranted by high complexity.
  • Supports electrical engineering planning and performance analysis, status and reporting.
  • Mentors less-experienced team members and supports in their development.
  • May lead cross functional teams in resolving complex issues.
  • Supports in preparation of AHJ rulings, evaluations, equivalencies, and interpretations, database development of NEC/NRTL findings, and related training development/delivery.
  • Provides oversight of NRTL subcontract, NEC inspection process, procedure, and inspectors, and Electrical Safety program, process, and procedures.
  • Provides reviews of NRTL submittals, supplier CoCs, and engineering design supporting AHJ approvals.
  • Engages with client AHJ and Electrical Safety representative, and subcontract NEC inspectors, and Electrical Safety SME.
  • This position may require periodic travel to the Richland, Washington project office via business trips.

Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • 10+ years of electrical design experience working knowledge with ETAP and other industry wide electrical system design tools, such as CAD 2D and cable designing and routing software.
  • U.S. Professional Engineer (PE) Registration required.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of NFPA codes and ANSI/IEEE Standards.
  • Extensive knowledge on electrical systems, schematics, and electrical equipment layouts.
  • Previous hands-on or extensive working knowledge with special electrical engineering tasks, assignments, and studies.
  • Extensive knowledge of electrical technological developments, conduct research and present papers.
  • Five years supervisory experience and proven leadership & personnel skills.
  • Hands on Microsoft office programs, VISIO, and other computer programs.
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills.
  • Must be able to complete a preemployment drug screen and background check.
  • Must be able to obtain a Department of Energy badge for access to the Hanford Site.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in a nuclear quality and safety environment.
  • Previous Bechtel and/or DOD or DOE project experience.
  • Knowledgeable in Bechtel Corporate guides and standards.

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.
 **Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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