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Sr Principal Facilities Power Systems Engineer Electrical

Requisition ID: R10066049

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Sr. Principal Facilities Power Systems Electrical Engineer to lead the execution and management of facility projects that support both sustaining infrastructure and new program facilitation requirements at our Clearfield, Utah location. In this position you will plan, design and oversee the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities.  Responsibility includes gathering, reviewing, and finalizing requirements data regarding facility or equipment specifications, required completion dates, and construction feasibility.

Job Summary including Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs industrial electrical power systems per the latest edition of the NEC.
  • Provide detailed cost estimates for project design and implementation.
  • Troubleshoot industrial electrical equipment.
  • Develop electrical maintenance guidelines for industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of performing Arc Flash Analysis
  • Expertise to develop electrical schematics and One Line diagrams that are logical, well organized and require little to no redlines
  • Expertise in Power Distribution
  • Work with maintenance craftsmen to troubleshoot.
  • Project management and cost estimating.
  • Provide Detailed Project Designs in AutoCAD drawing format.

Additional Job Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings
  • Prepare Scopes of Work (SOWs) and supporting documents for procurement of design and construction services
  • Reviews and estimates design costs, including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs
  • Inspect or direct the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, building codes, and schedules
  • Develop strategic replacement plans for outdated equipment to address excessive maintenance, energy efficiency and establish consistency of equipment utilized across the site
  • Design new facility layouts or alterations to existing structures or construction of new structures, this will include navigating building codes and permits
  • Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards
  • Develop schedules, work assignments and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion
  • Coordinate with other engineers and craftsman assigned to the project or a task, and reviews work progress and results
  • Develop plans to orderly remove old unused structures and equipment as well as plan for replacement of existing old structures to help meet evolving business needs
  • Provide detailed cost estimates for project design and implementation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in a STEM discipline and 9 years’ experience with facility engineering; or a Master of Science and 7 years’ experience
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License
  • Experience supporting a large Manufacturing Facility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills in managing time, projects and resources
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interpret building and utility drawings and make the revisions as required
  • Have applied knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project) and AutoCAD capabilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Utah Code and Regulatory requirements
  • AutoCAD drafting ability
  • Experience using BIM Software – Revit

Electrical Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the NEC
  • Understanding of NFPA 70E
  • Ability to design security systems to the ICD705 is preferred.
  • Experience designing and commissioning power distribution systems
  • Must be able to maintain one line drawing for multiple buildings

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $108,600 USD - $163,000 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.