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Facility Systems Electrical Engineer 3

at ULA

Posted: 7/19/2020
Job Reference #: 1518246
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

Job Title
Facility Systems Electrical Engineer 3

Position Location
Cape Canaveral, FL

Your Role: What you'll be doing
  • The Facility Systems Electrical Engineer 3 is a member of the Engineering and Infrastructure department whose responsibilities include the design, operation and maintenance of ground (fixed and portable) electrical/power systems used at all ULA Launch Sites.
  • Position is located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 
  • Assignments will include electrical engineering support of: 
    • Launch operations and major facility electrical systems testing, either at the Atlas V or Delta IV launch site or control facilities, monitoring power management/control systems supporting the launch vehicle and spacecraft
    • Generate new and revise existing operational test procedures and maintenance documentation associated with launch facility electromechanical systems, primary and backup power (medium and low voltage (12kV, 480 VAC, 120VAC, 24V control, etc.) systems
    • Support technical staff and contractors in the design, operations and maintenance, and troubleshooting of new/existing electromechanical systems, including insight into the mechanical operation of these systems
    • Design, operation, maintenance of Programmable Logic Controllers, or similar firmware controllers, supporting launch facilities and systems
    • Coordination of Base High Voltage supply infrastructure and readiness in support of Launch Operations
    • New development activities supporting Next Generation Launch Systems, customer funded special studies, mission unique modifications, or other major facility modifications and/or system upgrades
    • Disposition of corrective actions and coordination with cross-functional groups to identify/implement solutions and drive strategic improvements relative to production processes
    • Apply technical engineering knowledge and expertise in the completion of all aspects of an identified project including technological considerations, cost/financial administration and schedule management
    • Develop and coordinate technical portions of proposals, statements of work and contract specifications.  Apply knowledge of regulatory and certifying agency requirements to ensure product and/or service is in compliance with local and launch base codes.  Apply knowledge of functional testing requirements to ensure product and/or service meets or exceeds customer expectations

Job ID

Relocation Available

Your Background: What education and experience you'll need
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 4 - 8 years of experience.

About ULA: What makes us different
Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.

We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:
  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Bonus potential
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments
Additionally, most ULA team members work a “9/80 schedule,” meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English | Spanish ) and Right to Work poster ( English | Spanish ).

Interested in growing in your career with ULA?

Apply today. We look forward to learning more about you!

Launch Operations

Your Background: What skills you'll need
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred, with 6 or more years of experience working electrical/power engineering in an Aerospace, Utilities, or similarly complex environment. 
  • A Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering may be used to satisfy 2 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as National Electrical Code - NFPA 70, NFPA 70E.
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design software such as Revit, Tekla, AutoCad.
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Power Point and Project.
  • Strong communication, writing and oral skills and have the ability to work with a wide range of team members including customers and subcontractors.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.
Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world’s most experienced and reliable space launch company!

Successfully launching more than 130 consecutive missions doesn’t just happen. It’s credit to the commitment of our 2,500 team members and the systems and processes we use to pull them together.

As a ULA employee, you’ll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary.

Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world.

Our team is excited to meet you!