Electrical Engineer

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Chicago, Illinois 60604
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Position is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the most complex electrical work in Chicago District. The Aquatic Nuisance Species Dispersal Barriers project is the only large scale barrier of its type in the world, with state of the art electronics and features that develop/expand as more operational experience is gained.


  • Provides electrical engineering expertise and guidance with an expert emphasis in the solid state control field to include Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming and object oriented programming.
  • Develops designs, plans and specifications for complex electrical systems containing unusual features which require distinctive deviations from precedence established for similar projects.
  • Electrical engineering duties for the following: flood control and/or navigation projects, building construction, pump stations, and pulsed power generating systems to be constructed, altered or rehabilitated for district projects.
  • Prepares preliminary design studies, design memoranda, final design calculations, plans, technical specifications and labor and materials estimates for above features.
  • Technically oversees lower graded technicians and engineers commensurate with scope and priority of assigned projects. Assigns portions of projects for detailed design development.
  • Reviews electrical/electronic portions of engineering designs prepared by architect-engineer firms or lower graded employees for the above and similar type systems and facilities.
  • Reviews electrical/electronic portions of contractors and manufacturers shop drawings to evaluate the adequacy and practicability of the equipment or system design.
  • Provides senior level electrical engineering expertise and mentoring on regional Project Delivery Teams (PDT) and Review Teams.


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Electrical Engineer
63rd2019 - Electrical Engineer
Overall Rating: 63/199
Median Salary: $99,070

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