Electrical Design Engineer

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Electrical Design Engineer

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Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
W2 with full benefits      
6 month contract position with potential to be extended
Must be able to pass background and drug test

Job description: 
Provide Electrical Engineering Support to the Laboratory’s Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in the Occupational Safety Program Office (OSPO) with the following responsibilities: 
- Provide input concerning electrical code compliance issues. 
- Identify, assess, and mitigate risk to personnel, mission critical structures and flight hardware. 
- Provide input on, application of electrical codes and referenced codes/standards. 
- Enforce policies and procedures relating to electrical codes/standards. 
- Coordinate with JPL institutional organizations, NASA and external organizations on electrical safety issues. 
- Provide advice, insight, analysis, and risk assessment of the electrical designs, activities, and operations. 
- Review and evaluate hazard analysis including mitigation methods from the electrical safety perspective. 

Required Skills: 
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in electrical power systems with a minimum of 6 years of related experience; Master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 4 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 2 years related experience. 
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in design, engineering and testing of electrical systems for commercial, and industrial facilities. 
- Working knowledge of State of California Electrical Code (CEC) and NFPA standards. 
- Experience in inspection and testing of electrical power systems, and preparation of field reports. 
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Works well in team environment as lead or team member.

Desired Skills: 
- Experience in assessing, developing, and implementing effective Electrical safety programs. 
- Holds a valid California Professional Engineering License in Electrical Engineering.

- Report to the Manager of the Occupational Safety Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and work under the direction of the Electrical AHJ. 
- Duration of Assignment: Minimum 6 months (potential for extension) 

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