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Electrical Engineer

Job ID 1311 Date posted 05/15/2018


Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.



The Modernization Project Office (MPO) is seeking an experienced electrical engineering professional with a minimum of 7 years of power design engineering experience in commercial and institutional building applications. A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required.

The individual shall be experienced in the layout and design of electrical power distribution systems (less than 600 volts).  The position requires a good working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC- NFPA 70) and other NFPA codes relevant to power systems design and applicable industry and client standards is required.

The individual must be experienced with the AE design process and development of detailed specifications leading to construction documents. The individual will work with other engineers, project managers and construction personnel. The position includes technical oversight and support during construction and performing local job site surveys to assess and document existing conditions and gather field information and measurement to support the design process and installation. The individual will have the ability to read and produce one-line diagrams, wiring diagrams and electrical control schematics. Additional responsibilities will include using AutoCad to prepare drawing and details for the installation of underground electrical distribution, emergency backup and critical power systems.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and at least seven (7) years progressive responsibility in power systems design.

      • Must be proficient in the use of AutoCAD.

      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).


        Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • An advanced degree (Master in Electrical Engineering) and/or a professional engineering license or Engineer-In-Training status in New York State.

      • Ability to model drawings in Revit.

        At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

        • Medical Plans
        • Dental Plans
        • Vacation
        • Holidays
        • Life Insurance
        • 401(k) Plan
        • Retirement Plan
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits



We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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