Jefferson Lab
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Position Re-Posted: 08/2/2022
Salary Range: $69,600 - $94,800 (TD III)
Work Location Type: Flexible On-site (working more than 60% on-site)

We are currently seeking an Electrical / Electronic Equipment Compliance Inspector to provide electrical code and safety compliance expertise in all areas, with the primary objective of verifying standards compliance of non-NRTL (Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory) electrical equipment and related systems. This position will work directly with electrical designers and trades to test and inspect electrical / electronic equipment prior to installation and operational use while ensuring that safety controls meet JSA policy standards.

In This Role You Will:

  • Utilize a detailed understanding of application of NFPA 70 / 70E, IEEE, UL and other associated compliance requirements to non-NRTL equipment and related systems
  • Practice consistent communication of laboratory policy and procedures regarding non-NRTL equipment and related systems.
  • Perform field inspection and give approval / disapproval of non-NRTL equipment and related systems, prior to operational use
  • Provide input, support and feedback for the design and implementation of an organizational configuration management program
  • Provide equipment design input prior to inclusion into the lab's electrical infrastructure and experimental setups
  • Provide input on subcontractor selection and oversight with respect to electrical program setup, compliance and safety

Qualifications We Require:

Education and Experience:

  • AS degree in Electrical or Electronics plus 7 years experience or:
  • High School Graduate with 9 years relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of NFPA 70/70E, IEEE, UL and associated codes.
  • Working knowledge of configuration management systems, to include use of QR codes and real-time field updates of equipment information.
  • Understanding of safety practices associated with both high and low AC/DC voltage systems.
  • Ability to positively affect work environments and work practices.
  • Ability to assess and mitigate risk in the field.
  • Able to effectively train people outside his/her work group.

About Jefferson Lab

Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community.

A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of “big science” and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.

Total Rewards at Jefferson Lab

At Jefferson Lab, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (Paid Parental, vacation, holidays, and sick leave)
  • 401(k) Plan – 9% Lab Contribution; 100% vested
  • Flexible Work Arrangements (Hybrid & Alternate Work Schedules available)
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Live near the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay region with access to nearby beaches, mountains, and all major metropolitan centers on the East Coast

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to employment @ or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.