Electrical Engineer

Merrick & Company
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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Electrical Engineer (Engineer II, III and Senior)

Merrick & Company's is seeking highly motivated, team oriented individuals to serve as Electrical Engineers.   The positions will be located in Los Alamos, a small community located in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico.  Los Alamos offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities, a family-friendly community, an excellent public school system and a low crime rate.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions, mentoring a team and the outdoor life style of Northern New Mexico.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Electrical engineering of for Nuclear Materials handling equipment.
  • Electrical engineering for installation of Nuclear Science Scientific Instrumentation.
  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features
  • Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments
  • Works on multiple projects of moderate size or portions of major projects
  • Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignment
  • Plans and coordinates detailed aspects of the engineering work
  • Prepares scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Receives guidance when necessary on unconventional and/or complex problems, direction on modified techniques and new approaches on assignments with conflicting criteria
  • Assigns tasks to and coordinates work with engineers and/ or administrative staff

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Develops and applies broad knowledge and skills in a specific practice area
  • Acquires general knowledge of principles and practices of related fields and ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experienced in applying National Electrical Code.
  • Experienced in Electrical Calculation Software.
  • Ability to manage other electrical engineers and designers on concurrent projects
  • Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Assists with client, customer or official contacts and communication pertaining to specific assignments or meetings
  • Previous U.S. Department of Energy experience a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering or Architectural-Engineering with Electrical Emphasis Engineering from an accredited program
  • Minimum Experience:  For Engineer II - (four (4) years, For Engineer III - eight(8) years and for Senior Engineer - twelve (12) years of experience
  • PE License required for Engineer III and Senior.
  • Client projects for these positions require US Citizenship

Physical Requirements

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Construction Site visits require walking through constructions sites and climbing of ladders.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment and occasional construction site visits.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, plotters and scanners.
  • Construction site visits require wearing of hard hats, safety glasses, hard toe shoes, and climbing of ladders.
  • May be required to travel to other office locations.
  • May be required to travel to client facilities or fabrication and manufacturing facilities.

Additional information

Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.

We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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

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