Electrical Engineer

Employer
ENSCO
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Req ID 1000BR Recruiter Matthew Jones Industry Job Title Electrical Engineer Internal Position Title Engineer Employment Status Regular Full-time Location Springfield, VA Contract Award Contingency No Job Description ENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division has an immediate need for an Electrical Engineer to support its railroad track inspection and measurement systems team. This team designs, develops, manufactures, deploys, and maintains precision, high speed, real-time inertial and optical based track inspection and measurement systems for the national and international railway market. ENSCO is looking for a skilled Electrical Engineer with solid educational background, at least three years of recent experience in electrical design, documentation, troubleshooting, and strong communications skills. The successful applicant will work closely with team members to design, document, build, test, troubleshoot, deploy and maintain railroad inspection and measurement systems in the US and around the world.Responsibilities will include:- Perform electrical, electronic, and system design.- Collaborate with the team for successful and on time system integration and delivery.- Produce project documentation according to ENSCO guidelines, to include electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, cable diagrams, assemblies, and Bills of Material.- Specify and evaluate electrical components, sensors, computers, connectors and other electrical hardware and support procurement as needed.- Meet deadlines and budget constraints.- Support ENSCO's existing railroad inspection and measurement systems through changes and improvements.- Assist in design, prototype production and lab/field testing of new systems.- Conduct field tests and support our service group in providing customer support/troubleshooting. Qualifications Required (Skills) - Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.- Minimum 3 years of recent hands-on electrical design experience.- Experience troubleshooting electrical systems, both in lab and field.- Solid understanding of analog and digital electronics.- Experience with data collection systems.- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.- Excellent time management skills.- Excellent interpersonal skills including working in team environments.- Excellent written and oral communications skills.- Ability to climb a ladder 15 feet high to gain access to railway cars.- Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time in the US and around the world for periods up to 3 weeks. Wearing safety equipment (hardhat, steel-toe boots, protective vest and protective eye glasses) when working on railroad properties is also a requirement. ENSCO will provide all necessary safety equipment.The selected candidate may be required to submit to fingerprinting, drug screening, and additional background investigations in connection with this position. General Education/Years of Experience BS or equiv; min 3 yrs relevant exp US Citizenship No Security Clearance Level None Drug Screen Type None Export Control and Licensing This position may involve access to technology or technical data that is controlled under US export control laws and regulations and the release of which to a foreign national may require an export license from the US Government. Background Check Type 7 year Qualifications Desired - Experience with inertial and optical sensors.- Experience with OrCAD schematic capture software.- Experience with AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical.- Experience with PCB design.- Experience with document management and control software.- Experience with QNX, Linux, and Windows operating systems.- Programming experience.- Experience with railroad inspection and measurement systems and/or railroad maintenance. Division Description Applied Technology and Engineering DivisionThe Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division is located in Springfield, Va. The ATE Division is the rail industry's source for high-speed and intercity rail safety, track inspection systems, track inspection services, vehicle evaluation testing, rail asset management, and rail security. ATE employees bring together decades of experience and the latest technologies, including laser scanners, real-time signal processing, machine vision, GPS/inertial navigation, wireless communication, and Web data management. The result is efficient, effective products and services that meet the precise needs of the rail community. The ATE Division's extensive background in research and development, rail and vehicle inspection, and asset management makes ENSCO uniquely qualified to not only provide a solution the challenge at hand, but to integrate the solution with other legacy systems already in place. Key customers include the Federal Railroad Administration, US commercial rail organizations, and government agencies abroad. ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.