• Electrical Engineer

    Axient Dayton, OH 45410

    Job #2267144336

  • Overview

    On behalf of the Canvas Axient Joint Venture (CQJV), Axient is seeking a full-time Electrical Engineer to support the AFRL/RQVX Branch at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.


    AFRL/RQVX primarily provides wind tunnel testing and experiments to satisfy the requirements of Aerospace Sciences Division researchers, but the branch also provides experiments to customers from other portions of AFRL, the Air Force, DoD, and industry. The testing facility consists of a full spectrum of wind tunnel types and sizes that all require complex electrical systems to generate the various air speeds involved in the research. Duties and responsibilities include:

    • Maintain drawings of all electrical systems and subsystems used in the operation of the wind tunnel facilities; this includes updating drawings to reflect the current state and version control.

    • Where practical, the Contractor shall create drawings where such drawings do not exist.

    • Design, test, operate, and verify power systems from 24V to 6.9KV, including transformers, high voltage breakers, motor control centers, and load centers.

    • Supervise the installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems and Execute all tasks in conformance with electrical codes.

    • Design and troubleshoot power systems, motors, generators, and static drives.

    • Program and design PLC logic using Modicon and Allen Bradley PLCs.

    • Monitor the state of the facility electrical systems to advise the Government on anticipated capabilities enhancement requirements or opportunities for modernization of electrical systems and subsystems.


    Candidates must possess the following:

    • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline

    • DoD Secret clearance (have or be able to acquire and maintain)

    Candidates must possess experience with, and working knowledge of, the following:

    • Medium Voltage Power Equipment (2.4kV, 4.16kV, 6.9kV range)

    • Transformers

    • AC and DC Drive Systems (Motors, Generators, VFD's)

    • Switchgear

    • Medium Voltage Power Protection Principles & Experience

    • AutoCAD/TurboCAD Experience

    • Electrical Power Schematics

    • Wiring Diagrams

    • Single Line Diagrams

    • Panel Layouts

    • Hands on experience with qualified electricians a plus

    Examples of relevant equipment:

    • 4,500 - 20,000 Horsepower AC Synchronous Motors

    • 3,500 Horsepower AC Induction Motors

    • 3,300 HP/2,500 kW DC Motor/Generator Field Control

    • 900 Horsepower DC Motor Drive Systems

    • Medium-Voltage Power Distribution

    • Electro-Mechanical and Microprocessor Style Power Protection Devices

    • Motor/Shaft-Driven Centrifugal and Reciprocating Compressor Loads

    • 3-Phase Motor Starting Theory (Wye-Delta, Line Starting, Reactors, Rheostats)

    • Variable Frequency Drive Controls

    • Up to 185kW, 3-Phase Heaters

    • Schneider Electric (Modicon/Quantum) and Allen Bradley PLC Programming

    Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

    Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance or access must meet eligibility requirements to include US citizenship.

    This company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or are a disabled veteran, and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability, you have the right to receive assistance by calling us directly at ~~~ orclick here (~~~?subject=Application%20Help) to reach us by email. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.

    Axient LLC is a federal government contractor and must comply with applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols under Executive Order 14042.

    Job ID 2022-3941

    Posted Date 2 months ago (7/28/2022 5:11 PM)

    # of Openings 1

    Category Engineering

    Location : Location US-OH-Dayton

    Minimum Education Requirement Bachelor's

    Minimum Experience Requirement, Years 5

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