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Facility Engineer - Tunnel 9

Company: National Aerospace Solutions
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Facility Engineer - Tunnel 9 - NLR-2602A
Function: Mission Execution
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Pay Type: Exempt
Grade: 36/34
US Citizenship Required: Yes

Job Summary
Work will be performed at the AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel No. 9 (Tunnel 9) located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Tunnel 9 provides aerodynamic simulation critical to hypersonic system development and hypersonic vehicle technologies at speeds from Mach 7 to Mach 18.

About NAS:
NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force to ensure the long-term viability of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) while ensuring mission success, ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and ground testing.

Job Duties:
The Facility Engineer will manage the buildings, utilities and property that support the wind-tunnel testing mission at Tunnel 9. The candidate will take ownership of major facility systems, coordinate with the government property-owner, manage facility and equipment improvement projects, follow project lifecycle (planning, budgeting, schedule, execution), and recommend future upgrades.

This position provides the following services:

  • Direct daily activities of the contractor responsible for building maintenance, repair, and service-provider coordination.
  • Work with contractors to propose innovative and economic solutions to building legacy problems and lead implementation.
  • Assure the reliable operation of facilities to provide an efficient and safe working environment for employees.
  • Maintain the existing or develop and implement new facility management programs including preventative maintenance and life-cycle requirements.
  • Use best business practices to manage resources, services and processes.
  • Plan and implement facility refurbishments and renovations.
  • Provide prompt response\solutions to technical issues identified by facility occupants.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus a minimum of five to seven (7) years of progressive and relevant experience in engineering, facilities, and/or construction.
    • Current US Citizenship
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in engineering, construction, and maintenance of facility and building operations.
      • Experience with government facilities and regulations
      • Working knowledge of principles and practices of the following:
        • Systems/projects engineering
        • Ability to define, then solve complex facility problems.
        • Self-starter with ability to lead others
        • Project management
        • Business administration
        • Basic financial principles and practices
        • Electrical and mechanical systems
        • Procurement and contracts
        • Health, safety and environmental regulations.
        • Solid computer and systems knowledge.
        • Active Secret Clearance
        • Skilled at written and oral communication Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

          NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

          Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

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