The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is seeking an Electrical Engineer to support the Facilities Department located at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Facilities Department.
The Electrical Engineer will be involved with the planning, design and construction projects. The candidate will be responsible for power distribution, lighting, fire alarm and protections systems, emergency and standby power supply in accordance to all applicable codes and standards as well as performing site surveys during construction, attending client meetings, and doing engineering studies of existing buildings.
Review preliminary construction documents for accuracy and conformity to standards and regulations.
Serve as the Facilities Department’s technical consultant concerning electrical aspects of energy conservation and new construction and repair projects, including investigation, criteria, design, construction, implementation and fuel utilization.
Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports.
Develop the Scope of Work and Construction Cost Estimate.
Provide technical advice and assistance to the Sustainment and Asset Management Division (SAD) on technical problems encountered during operation and maintenance activities.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to lead, learn, and work in a fast pace environment under limited supervision.
Capable working as part of a team to meet deadlines.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Proficient Computer and Software Skills. Knowledge of Windows, MS Office Suite, AutoCAD (2015 edition minimum).
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to adapt to changes and willingness to be flexible.
Working knowledge of National Electrical Code and electrical equipment standards is required.
Conversant in engineering, architectural, and construction principles.
Minimum Experience/Training Requirements: 9 – 10 years of relevant experience.
Licenses, Certification or Registration: PE license preferred.
Work Environment: Office.
Background: Eligibility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC); eligibility to obtain and hold a Public Trust background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
About The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF)
There has never been a more exciting time to join HJF. We are a global, nonprofit organization created to accelerate progress in military medicine. Since 1983, our scientific, administrative and program management services have successfully moved science forward.
We were authorized by Congress to advance military medicine and serve as a trusted and responsive link between the military medical community, its federal and private partners and millions of American service families, veterans and civilians who rely on the advances that result from this work.
HJF was created specifically to relieve one of the challenges in military medical research: staying focused on the work. We answer the needs of the military medical community with a full range of capabilities so researchers and clinicians can do their best work.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and help shape our future. If you are seeking a dynamic career opportunity in service to our military, their loved ones and your community, HJF is for you!