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Electrical Engineer (Lightning) (1311/PIT035-RM)

Company: National Technical Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Job Description:

MUST HAVE LIGHTNING PROTECTION OR TESTING OR RELATED

This is an opportunity to join a highly regarded company with a world-wide reputation for excellence in our technology areas. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to think outside the box and suggest clever solutions to unusual protection design constraints, and to oversee a project s progress from planning to completion. NTS Lightning Technologies performs research, design, test, consulting and training for protection of a wide variety of systems against the hazards of lightning and other electrical phenomena, especially to the aircraft and aerospace, defense, and alternative energy industries. We are considered by many to be the world leaders in lightning protection design and simulated lightning protection verification testing.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Simulated lightning tests on structures and electronic systems at our laboratory in Pittsfield, Massachusetts as well as at customer s facilities
Research into electrical properties of advanced materials on air vehicles in low and high altitude environments
Calculations of electric and magnetic fields and interactions with systems
Design of protection for a wide variety of air vehicles, ground facilities, and systems
Preparation of test and analysis reports and design guidelines
Preparation of certification plans to address airworthiness authority, IEC or industrial requirements and standards

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics with major study in one or more of the following areas: electro-magnetics, transients in electric circuits, high voltage phenomenology, ionization processes, electric power engineering. Any teaching experience with these is highly desirable
Must have experience in lightning protection or testing
Ability to apply the first principles of physics to understand and predict lightning effects is important to success
Skills in using Excel
Must have experience in any of the following: PSPICE, ANSOFT, COMSOL, MATLAB or similar computational tools are desirable
Interest in hands-on laboratory test work and prior experience with oscilloscopes, and common hand tools (wrenches, wire strippers, etc.) and simple power tools
Ability to communicate in person is equally important, since the results of our work must be discussed frequently with our clients
Must be willing to travel up to 50%, including internationally

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It is the policy of NTS to offer Equal Employment Opportunity to all individuals without regards to race, creed, ancestry, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, physical disabilities, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions. This policy applies to all personnel actions including hiring, promotions, compensation, training, layoffs, recalls, and terminations. EEO M/F/D/V

Keywords: National Technical Systems, Pittsfield , Electrical Engineer (Lightning) (1311/PIT035-RM), Engineering , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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