General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Development Engineer (Motors) in Tupelo, Mississippi

Job ID#: 17175BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Development Engineer (Motors)

Job Category: Engineering, Manufacturing

City: Tupelo

State: Mississippi

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Motor Engineer to join our Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group located in Tupelo, MS. This position is responsible for the design and manufacture of generators, alternators,Random and form-wound coils.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assignments are normally outlined in terms of overall objectives and reviewed largely at completion.

  • Working on Internal Research and Development projects and production of electric motors from 5HP to 10,000HP.

  • Initiates the planning of engineering projects and develops innovative designs or modifications in order to meet project goals.

  • Using medium and high voltage equipment (1kV - 13.8kV)

  • Independently performs difficult/complex engineering work with instructions as to the general expected results.

  • Documents findings, communicates results to engineering staff, makes technical presentations, and may represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects.

  • Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Supports operation of engineering systems and documents any problems.

  • Devises new approaches to resolve unusual or complex engineering problems.

  • Troubleshoot conflicting design/development requirements, difficult coordination requirements, and special material requirements.

  • VPI and other encapsulation equipment and processes.

  • Utilizing test methods and equipment for alternators, generators, electric motors and their components.

  • Provides documentation and makes technical presentations as required.

  • May represent the organization as the prime technical contact on small contracts or single component projects.

  • Provides direction to design or technical staff and may lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

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Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; six or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, four or more years of experience with a masters degree, or two or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.

  • Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.

  • Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas; capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact and, lead a team of moderately experienced professional employees on single component projects.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

  • A Professional Engineering License and original work published in professional engineering journals are desirable.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with mechanical assembly and/or rotating equipment.

  • High speed balancing processes.

  • Permanent Magnet Rotor

  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and AS 9100

  • Mil-E-917, Mil-M-17060 and Mil-M-17059

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.