Sr. Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Due to continued growth BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring a Senior Electrical Engineer 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 in Radford, VA

We ideally want a well-rounded Electrical Engineer with instrumentation and control systems design experience for industrial or chemical facilities. Experience with on medium and low voltage designs is a plus. The Sr. Electrical Engineer will work to design and specify instrumentation, PLC-based control systems and networks, motor control centers, and related equipment to implement projects. This position will work within a project team to develop designs for new manufacturing facilities, upgrades to existing facilities, and support project planning, proposals, and commissioning for new manufacturing facilities.

The Electrical Engineer will:
o Develop proposals, estimates, and designs 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, construction 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 manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant we do this by developing safer energetic materials for our government and commercial customers. Holston AAP has provided high quality products 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

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

o Required education: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field.
o Experience in the design of controls, instrumentation, and/or power for chemical or industrial manufacturing facilities.
o Ability to perform as lead electrical engineer on multi-million dollar modernization projects.
o Experience directing the work of other engineers and/or designers.
o Experience reviewing design firm submissions and proposal development.
o Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC).

Preferred Skills and Education

o Professional Engineering (PE) License.
o Experience with electrical designs for chemical manufacturing facilities is a plus.
o Experience with AutoCAD Plant 3D is a plus.
o Experience with designs for hazardous area locations.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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