Electrical Engineer/Power Subject Matter Expert - active TS/SCI required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Electronics Engineering
Austin, Texas

REQ#: RQ40789

GDIT is seeking an Electrical Engineer/Power Subject Matter Expert. 

Job description:

  • Responsible for the electrical infrastructure of organization’s mission critical facilities ensuring power is maintained to include developing repair and renovation of electrical projects.
  • Independently researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.
  • Provide technical guidance for the mitigation of electromagnetic interference from, and carried by, electrical and power distribution systems. 
  • Installs feeder and branch circuits including conduit, service wire, fuse and breaker panels, switches, outlets, junction and outlet boxes, lighting fixtures, splices, connectors, and ground wiring for red and black installations. Ensures that the material used and workmanship meets the requirements of the applicable technical and safety standards.
  • Performs power quality measurements on the commercial and technical power of facilities and plans corrective actions for any deficiencies.
  • Use DoD quality assurance procedures to ensure that the material used and workmanship meet the requirements of the applicable DoD and military specifications, criteria, procedures, and technical/safety standards.
  • Provide technical assistance and support in electrical maintenance, repair, installation, troubleshooting, and hands-on repairs.
  • Provide detailed reports on equipment's failures maintenance requirements and lifecycle replacements.
  • Provide electrical design input to engineering installation plans and Engineering Change Proposals (ECP).
  • Maintains liaison with commercial vendors and mission partners to order power related circuits, equipment, and services as required.
  • Apply power systems knowledge to troubleshoot an enterprise architecture in an operational environment using applicable industry standard diagnostic equipment.
  • Provide 24-hour 7-day quick reaction technical support to mission critical equipment.
  • Supports organizational systems on site whenever and wherever deployed.
  • Available to deploy at a moment’s notice to perform quick reaction technical support to CONUS contingency missions and requirements in potentially hazardous work environments.


  • Subject matter expertise level familiarity with provisions and applications of the National Electric Code and ability to select and install domestic and foreign materials and devices under the NEC.
  • Possess formal training and certification, or possess sufficient work experience with local utility and safety (National Fire Protection Association, etc.) codes.
  • Experience with installation and maintenance of low voltage single and multi-phase wiring and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) for communications equipment and critical facilities.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, power, grounding, and electromagnetic compatibility principles and techniques.
  • Experience with installation & maintenance of multi-fuel emergency back-up power generators and associated transfer switches.
  • Ability to engineer and configure electrical systems for a variety of power requirements.
  • Ability to instruct team members in use of specialized power load-testing platform(s).
  • Knowledge of Safe Work practices especially regarding energized work, working at heights and confined spaces per OSHA regulations.
  • Will be expected to learn basic operations of client’s telecommunication platforms in support of other mission requirements so any additional experience with telecommunication platforms is a major plus.
  • Prior military experience in operations and/or strategic planning is desired but not required.

Minimum/Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with 10 years' experience with a valid Master Electrician license at a State level; or 12 years' experience in an equivalent Military Electrician training/certification.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in testing, inspecting, installing, modifying, operating and maintaining power generation, power distribution and power grounding systems
  • Possess an active Top Secret SCI clearance with understanding that position is subject to a Counter-Intelligence polygraph as required by the client.
  • Able to maneuver in small spaces and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Willingness and ability to travel (10-40%) within the Continental United States.
  • Command of fluent English, including the ability to read, write, and comprehend technical documentation, schematics, and diagrams written under the ANSI standards.


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.