PAE, Inc Sr. Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Position Title: Electrical Engineer Senior Professional Job Code: E50966

Company Conformance Statement

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures;

  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely;

  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions;

  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Purpose of the position

Will perform assigned electrical engineering lead duties as a PAE employee onsite at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Plans, designs, develops, modifies and evaluates power generation and distribution, information processing hardware and/or electrical components, mechanisms, materials, circuitry, equipment or processes.

Principal Responsibilities of the Position

  • Designs, plans and oversees the installation and maintenance of electric or electronic equipment, components and circuits for new and existing products.

  • Defines requirements and creates schematics for hardware system architecture. Evaluates performance, integrates hardware units and interconnection of units.

  • Selects appropriate components based upon reliability, performance and availability.

  • Provides product support as appropriate by isolating faults and resolving design issues.

  • Ensures electrical designs comply with product specifications. Verifies designs are implemented with accurate consideration for power management, systems interfaces, etc.

  • Ensures designs incorporate approval agencies and electrical safety standards. Participates in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance.

  • Reviews vendor capability to support product development and recommends product specifications and component selection. Monitors the activities of subcontracted technical services.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master's degree in engineering or related field preferred

  • Twelve or more years of engineering experience in a related area

  • Experience working with engineering processes and procedures

  • Experience working with Project Management.

  • Licensed PE in the State of Texas


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.

  • Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).

  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.

  • Must have, and maintain, a valid Texas driver’s license.

  • Must be able to pass a Pre-Employment background check and drug screen test.

Special Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Strong human relations skills to select, develop, mentor, discipline and reward employees

  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish/maintain customer and vendor relationships

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong comprehension skills for understanding needs and developing and applying solutions

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems either on-site or remotely

  • Ability to work productively across diverse customer sites, with different levels of technical focus

  • Ability to manage large or multiple projects.


Physical Requirements

  • Dexterity to operate office equipment as required by the position.

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Prior knowledge of NASA site, experienced with working on government installations preferred.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.

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