Posted by: National Security Agency on Aug 03, 2022
Fort Meade , MD
With the ever-increasing workforce and technology complexities to accommodate our workforce, NSA's Installation & Logistics organization needs motivated Mechanical Engineers to provide facilities design expertise, guidance and support to the development and implementation of facilities solutions that enable capabilities that align with mission driven priorities.
As a Mechanical Engineer at NSA, responsibilities may include:
-Prepare design and construction cost estimates.
-Development of designs for new and renovated facilities.
-Prepare engineering technical reports, specifications, and drawings
-Provide construction detailing
-Perform engineering analysis and calculations
-Conduct code analysis
The ideal candidate demonstrates the following:
Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following is desired:
-Technical software packages (e.g., AutoCAD, SixSigma, Pipeflow, ARCHGIS, Trane Trace, vendor equipment selection software)
-Engineering calculations (e.g., heating and cooling load, hydronic pressure drop, static pressure drop, NPSH, psychrometric, utility utilization projections)
-Mechanical codes and guidelines (e.g., SMACNA, ASHRAE, IBC, IMC, IPC, LEED, Indoor Air Quality Standards)
-Design, analysis and troubleshooting of mechanical facilities infrastructure (e.g., HVAC, chilled water, steam, EMCS, heating water, ventilation, air distribution, plumbing, energy management, data centers)
-Cost-benefit analysis and life-cycle cost analysis
-System startup, commissioning, and testing and balancing
- Inspect and monitor the condition of facilities systems and equipment
- Conduct site surveys on existing facilities for capturing system infrastructure and associated operational characteristics.
- Perform engineering analyses and studies for products/parts, equipment, facilities, or facilities systems.
- Design facility systems in support of building infrastructure.
- Review engineering plans, drawings, or schematics.
- Develop cost estimates for building infrastructure projects.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule:
On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.
Monday - Friday with possible shift schedule.
Salary Range: $74,682 - $164,102 (Entry/Full Performance/Senior) - Maryland/Georgia/Hawaii/Utah
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This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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