Lead Electronics Integration Engineer

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The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional Electronics Integration  Engineer. The Electronics Engineering Division (EED) is responsible for the development and deployment of electrical and electronic systems throughout the accelerator complex. These accelerators stretch out over 4 kilometers adjacent to the Stanford University campus.

The role of the Electronics Integration Engineer is to work in partnership with the engineering teams within the Electronics Engineering Division to ensure the systems we develop are implemented according to electrical, facility and construction standards. The successful candidate will bring significant experience in large scale electrical system deployment. Experience in data center wiring or building electrical power design and installation are areas of expertise that can be brought to bear on our projects. This position requires significant interaction with scientists, engineers and technical staff as well as external vendors, contractors and resources from directorates within the Laboratory.

Your specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead system architect for AC power, network and control cabling, and cable pathways for scientific instrumentation and electronic systems.
  • Coordinate resources for rack design and installation, cable tray and conduit design and installation.
  • Drive the development of the cable plant, cable installation and cable termination work.
  • Provide leadership in the installation of scientific instrumentation and equipment.
  • Drive the development of documentation packages in support of system deployment.
  • Develop and manage contracts for external resources, including Architect and Engineering firms.
  • Implement formal processes for technical design submission, quality controls and change orders.
  • Develop, approve, and release, drawings, travelers, check-lists, and other supporting documents to facilitate the installation of technical systems.
  • Monitor and control SLAC staff and electrical contractors from project initiation through completion of work
  • Lead efforts to resolve key project conflicts and establish appropriate resolution paths.
  • Supervise and mentor staff in best practices for planning and execution.
  • Prepare and present program and project status to key stakeholders at regular intervals.
  • Develop plans, including budgets and resource loaded scheduled for the estimate and execution of construction or maintenance projects.

To be successful in this position you will bring:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field with 4 years of experience working in a cross functional engineering environment leading the development and installation of electrical and electronic infrastructure.
  • Deep understanding of the National Electric Code / NFPA 70.
  • Leadership skills in cross-functional and cross-organizational environments
  • A collaborative spirit and ability to steer teams in the best direction through influence
  • Amazing organizational and documentation skills
  • Ability to define and drive processes within a cross functional organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management skills, i.e. PMI, Project Management Professional
  • Work exerience as a project or program manager
  • Advanced Engineering or Business degree
  • Knowledge of CAD tools used in the design of electrical and mechanical systems.

SLAC manager competencies:

  • Results Through Others: Achieves expected results by effectively delegating and managing the work of others.
  • Aligns Priorities: Ensures planning and prioritization of resources and work efforts; ensures alignment of direct and matrix reports to support organizational goals and business plans.
  • Applies Lab Acumen: Maintains understanding of lab efforts and direction as well as current research and trends, considers technology and customer impacts, and contributes relevant, informed ideas to lab growth.
  • Navigates Complexity: Demonstrates effective problem-solving and decision-making in complex situations; manages a multitude of information and circumstances to discern what is most important; takes appropriate action, even with conflicting data or in difficult situations.
  • Communication: Ensures effective information flow to various audiences and creates and delivers clear, appropriate written, spoken, presented messages.
  • Relationships: Builds relationships to foster trust, collaboration, and a positive climate to achieve common goals.
  • Self-awareness: Seeks feedback from others and takes ownership of, and actions to address what is learned; recognizes impact on others and adjusts as needed; pursues continuous learning opportunities; implements a meaningful development plan.
  • Team Effectiveness: Effectively motivates team members and fosters a diverse and collaborative environment; leverages individual members’ strengths for overall team effectiveness; incorporates insights to improve team operations.
  • Purpose & Vision: Articulates a clear vision of expected outcomes; inspires others to execute work plans and feel a sense of purpose and ownership for the mission.
  • Attracts & Develops Employee Talent: Plans for, attracts, and hires the right talent for current and future organizational needs; operates with a focus on growing internal talent through organizational and staff development; values and encourages continuous growth development through a blend of work experiences, coaching, and formal learning; aligns individual development with organizational needs and objectives.

Physical requirements and working conditions:

  • The University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Work Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for environment, safety and security; communicates related concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.  Meets the applicable roles and responsibilities as described in the ESH Manual, Chapter 1—General Policy and Responsibilities:  http://www-group.slac.stanford.edu/esh/eshmanual/pdfs/ESHch01.pdf
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide,  http://adminguide.stanford.edu


Classification Title: Staff Engineer 3

Grade: L

Job code: 0133

Duration: Regular Continuing

To apply for this job please visit erp-hprdext.erp.slac.stanford.edu.