PAE, Inc Electrical Engineer, P.E. in Biloxi, Mississippi

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Electrical Engineer, P.E.

Job Summary

Provides efficient, effective and timely electrical engineering expertise, to include but not limited to, electrical distribution, airfield lighting, corrosion control, emergency power generation systems, interior power and lighting systems, alarm maintenance, and intrusion detection system programs, supporting the development, design and program management of facility projects to support the repair, maintenance and renovation of all facilities and infrastructure systems at Keesler AFB, MS. Facilities include a major Medical Center, military airfield, dormitories, training facilities, family housing and community facilities. The position is located within the Technology Branch which includes other disciplined engineers, architects, drafting and construction management staff. The position will also accomplishes other administrative tasks as required to ensure effective electrical engineering services support to Keesler AFB.

Essential Functions

  • Complies with guidance provided in Air Force Instruction 32-1023, Design and Construction Standards and Execution of Facility Construction Projects, in addition to specific contractual guidance, in the accomplishment of design services.

  • Prepares facility project designs to account for all known conditions and constraints, to allow for maximum flexibility, and to ensure adherence to all building codes, regulatory laws and safety standards.

  • Maintains full responsibility for design requirements of all projects except Military Construction (MILCON) and projects designed by other agencies in accordance with base support agreements.

  • Provides functional and technical design reviews, coordination and support for MILCON and projects designed and executed by other.

  • Reviews out-sourced or sub-contracted design and engineering requirements for accuracy and completeness.

  • Prepares statement of works and design cost estimates for A&E services, and reviews A&E proposals.

  • Identifies and validates project design requirements with all project team members and applicable external organizations (safety, security, etc) and the end user to further refine and coordinate project requirements and criteria identified during project programming.

  • Coordinates completed design process with the end user.

  • Completes a thorough design analysis, in conjunction with other Branch professional engineers on staff, for all elements of facility projects including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, civil, structural, lighting, communication, architectural, and environmental issues.

  • Provides comprehensive conceptual design, schematic design and design development documents, addressing all known aspects of the work affecting functional requirements, material performance and system selections.

  • Prepares and maintains project design documentation that accurately tracks design sequence and rationale of design decision, parametric cost estimates for various design phases, decisions on building materials and other pertinent project information.

  • Provides necessary construction documents (drawing, specification, cost estimates and other required documents) using automated tools such as Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), word processing, spreadsheet and other applicable automated systems.

  • Ensures accurate and timely updates of master facility drawings and infrastructure maps.

  • Obtains and provides on-going updates of as-built drawings and real property records of base real property facilities and infrastructure.

  • Maintains and provides centralized storage of as-built drawings, construction drawings and specifications for Keesler AFB projects as well as a search and inventory catalog file for all CADD and Geographic Information System (GIS) files.

  • Works closely with USAF Contracting personnel to ensure requirements supporting USAF-contracting procured construction and renovation projects are expressed accurately and comprehensively in design documents and that work is accomplished to a high level of quality.

  • Participates in meetings as required by Branch leadership to review project design and construction issues with USAF-Contracting, Branch construction management staff and construction contractors as applicable and facilitates solution.

  • Works closely with, and provides electrical engineering expertise if required to maintenance personnel working in the Civil Engineering Operations Branch in the review of facility operations and maintenance issues and in the effective accomplishment of energy/utility management requirements.

  • Responsible to perform all assigned duties as safely and efficiently as possible to maintain a safe environment.

  • Accomplishes periodic inspections, recurring maintenance requirements and associated documentations. Maintains records, processes and procedures to conform to instructions, guidance and applicable rules and regulations.

  • Maintains required operating forms and records and assures proper use of all assigned equipment. Responsible for on-the-job training as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned in accordance with contractual, functional, and mission requirements.

  • Position is classified as mission essential and requires employee to shelter at work location and to respond to disasters or other contingency operations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and/or education.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering field.

  • Minimum of six years experience working as an electrical engineer.

  • Current Certification as a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Mississippi or ability to achieve registration in the State of Mississippi.

  • Familiarity with USAF civil engineering processes/procedures is highly desirable.

  • Must possess valid State Driver’s license; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a United States Government and/or United States Air Force vehicle driver’s license.

  • Must have favorable National Agency Check (NACI).

  • Must have the ability to meet the requirements for issuance of a computer network account (favorable National Agency Check and successfully complete computer security training) or to obtain required clearances.

  • Familiarity with USAF and military protocols preferred.

  • Ability to lift minimum of 25 pounds.

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

  • Good communication skills to interact with team members, customers, management and support personnel.

  • Verifiable proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and computer operating systems and programs required to perform the job.

  • Ability to handle multiple project and task responsibilities simultaneously and switch among them quickly to meet prioritized business needs.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply laws, regulatory codes and standards.

  • Position is classified as mission essential and requires employee to shelter at work location and to respond to disasters or other contingency operations.

Work Environment

  • Indoor environment.

  • Outdoor environment.

  • Commercial/industrial environment.

  • Position is classified as mission essential and requires employee to shelter at work location and to respond to disasters or other contingency operations.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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