Principal Electrical Engineer

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring Electrical Engineers to primarily support projects at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, with occasional travel to and support of projects at Radford Army Ammunition Plant.

We have multiple positions available for Electrical Engineers with experience in either power systems design or instrumentation and control systems design. The power systems engineers will work on medium and low voltage designs for new manufacturing facilities including transformers, motor control centers, wiring, lighting, grounding, and lightning protection systems. Instrumentation and control systems engineers will work to design and specify instrumentation, PLC-based control systems and networks. Both positions will work within a project team to develop designs for new manufacturing facilities, upgrades to existing facilities, and support project planning, proposals, and commissioning.

The Electrical Engineers will:

o Develop concept designs and trade studies for new facilities.

o Analyze existing plant infrastructure and recommend upgrade plans and strategies.

o Prepare and present technical aspects of projects during internal and external design and program reviews.

o Provide technical direction to electrical designers and drafting personnel.

o Develop design drawings, scopes-of-work, and equipment specifications.

o Develop subcontract scopes of work, estimates, and proposals.

o Review design submittals from design firms and subcontractors.

o Provide technical support to the construction management organization in support of subcontractors.

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN, we do this by developing safer explosives for our government and commercial customers. Holston AAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at

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