Electrical Engineer
Arlington, VA  / Tacoma, WA 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description
BMT is seeking a Marine Electrical Engineer to provide technical support to a government and commercial ship design engineering team.  Electrical Engineer will review electrical systems design drawings, interpret ship specifications, evaluate power and lighting systems, interior communication systems, navigation systems, exterior communication systems, combat systems, electric propulsion systems and diesel electric drive systems, perform electric power load and fault current analysis; and write electrical system specifications and requirements for concept, preliminary and contract level ship designs and ship modifications. Duties will include reviewing marine electrical systems, interpreting or defining engineering requirements, specification writing, mark-up and redline shipyard drawings to reflect actual installations, reviewing data and creating design reports and notes and performing ship checks and surveys.  Electrical Engineer will also work on commercial vessel designs, developing electrical systems based on client and USCG regulatory requirements and satisfying ABS Classification Society rules.

Applicants must be a United States (US) citizen with the ability to obtain, a DoD security clearance. Company will not sponsor work visa or provide relocation for this position. 

Work Location: Arlington, VA, Tacoma, WA or Work at Home

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline required
  • Professional Engineer License highly desirable
  • Minimum 5 years’ electrical engineering work experience with marine power generation, distribution, controls or other shipboard electrical systems required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using AutoCAD to prepare, review and redline electrical system drawings in a DoD, USCG, or shipyard work environment required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with IEEE-45 requirements, ABS Rules for Classification of Ships, and National Electric Code required
  • Advance MS Office Excel skills required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with multidisciplinary engineering teams organizing and managing time constraints and tasks required
  • Sea service or shipyard production experience preferred
  • Ability to promptly and procatively investigate and resolve engineering or design assignments, demonstrating proficiency in completing detail-oriented tasks on time
  • Physically able to conduct ship checks including being in confined spaces, climbing ladders and lifting up to 25 pounds required
  • Ability to work independently and with multidisciplinary teams is required
  • Excellent listening, clear verbal communication and technical writing skills that facilitate ability to reach out, ask questions and complete tasks required
  • Knowledge of USCG and US Navy drawing standards and templates desired
  • Ability to learn new skills and design standards and apply them directly to current work required
  • Interest in training and actively contributing to individual and team growth
  • Confident action oriented, self-starter with a sense of integrity and actively contributes to building and expanding consultancy services

BMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Affirmative Action Employer of M/F/Veterans/Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
BMT is committed to attracting, training and retaining a diverse professional staff and offering competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 15 years
Required Security Clearance
Security Clearance Note
Must be eligible for DoD Clearance
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