Facilities Engineer - Electrical - Entry/Experienced Level

  • NSA,
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • 11 hours ago
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NSA
Security, Engineers, Electrical Engineer, Development, Project
Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary
As an Engineering and Physical Science professional, you will use your skills to create the systems and tools that will be used to enhance the operation of intelligence. You will advise, administer and perform scientific projects, such as planning, designing, and constructing specialized equipment, and ensuring adherence to sound engineering and scientific standards and principles. The NSA offers multiple areas of focus for facilities engineers, including computer, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and structural. In addition, we are seeking skills that include computer design, microelectronics, radio frequency design, and systems engineering. Apply your science and engineering skills to protect the nation.
DCIPS Disclaimer
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes () 1601 appointment authority.
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This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 , in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.

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Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.

Monday - Friday with possible shift schedule.
Skills
The ideal candidate demonstrates the following:
- Problem Solving
- Interpersonal Skills
- Partnering
- Customer Service
- Accountability
- Continual Learning
- Resilience
- Effective Communication

Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired:

- Technical software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, ETAP, SKM, CDEGS, ASPEN, AGI32, Visual Lighting, MEGAMAN)
- Relay protection design
- Generators and plant control systems
- Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems
- Electrical distribution design and equipment (high voltage, medium voltage, low voltage)
- SCADA and electrical control systems
- Emergency power systems
- Codes and standards (NFPA - including NEC, UL, IEEE, etc.)
- Electrical schematics and blueprints
- Cost estimating
- Reliability and availability
- Startup and commissioning
- Electrical operations & maintenance

For the control system focus area, knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired:

- Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and electrical control systems
- Configuring and supporting Schweitzer Real Time Automation Controllers (RTAC)
- Evaluating and documenting PLC programs for electrical power control
- Relay protection design
- Applying concepts, principles, and methods for network connectivity (e.g. routing, switching, tunneling, and IP addressing)
- Generators and plant control systems
- Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems
- Electrical distribution design and equipment (high voltage, medium voltage, low voltage)
- Emergency power systems
- Codes and standards (NFPA - including NEC, UL, IEEE, etc.)
- Technical software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, ETAP, SKM, CDEGS, ASPEN, AGI32, Visual Lighting)
- Electrical schematics and blueprints
- Cost estimating
- Reliability and availability
- Startup and commissioning
- Electrical operations & maintenance
Responsibilities
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes, and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive or classified national security information.

With the ever-increasing workforce and technology complexities to accommodate our workforce, NSA's Installation & Logistics organization needs motivated Electrical Engineers to provide facilities design expertise, guidance and support to the development and implementation of facilities solutions that enable capabilities that align with mission driven priorities.
Additionally, the Installations & Logistics organization is seeking Electrical Engineers with a focus or specialty in control systems. Candidates with this specialty should be knowledgeable about or interested in learning about Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and electrical control systems, electrical power systems, Schweitzer protective relays, Real-Time Automation Controllers (RTAC) as well as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Knowledge of the protocols used by these devices including mirrored bits, Modbus, DNP, and SNMP is desired.

As an Electrical Engineer at NSA, responsibilities may include:
- Prepare design and construction cost estimates.
- Development of designs for new and renovated facilities.
- Prepare engineering technical reports, specifications, and drawings
- Provide construction detailing
- Perform engineering analysis and calculations
- Conduct code analysis
- Project management
- Facilities planning


Company Information

What's Your Expertise? Is it data science or neural networks? Advanced machine learning or artificial intelligence? Whatever your technical specialty, the National Security Agency has a position that mixes your expertise with our mission: The safety and security of our families, our communities and our country. The results of the mission are stories that you might see on the nightly news: the disruption of terrorist plans, the interruption of international drug trafficking or the prevention of significant and debilitating cyber attacks. These activities require the highest degree of innovation. NSA applies advanced technical concepts to create groundbreaking solutions for safeguarding U.S. information and collecting foreign signals. Our employees expand the scope of their expertise through ongoing academic education, professional training and development, leadership opportunities and job mobility. We work in a dynamic culture that welcomes diversity and provides benefits that offer a better quality of life, both on the job and off. Learn more at IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA.
Dice Id : 10470536
Position Id : 1149169
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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