Electrical Engineer, Design

Temporary Contract Work at TVA

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration:  Approx. 3 to 6 months

Location: Bull Run Fossil Plant, Clinton TN

TVA Organization: Power Operations 

Pay: $40 to $50 per hour, depending on experience 

Work Schedule:  6:30 am to 4:30 pm, four days a week

To apply, email your resume to:  gro.IVByMnull@0noskcajdt 


Job Duties

  • Performs electrical and controls engineering design, maintenance support, and inspections for power generating plants and their auxiliaries, locks, and dams.
  • Assignments generally involve conventional electrical engineering practice but may include more complex engineering and interpersonal issues which require mature judgment and innovative approaches.
  • Ensures engineering quality through reviews and checks of the work of lower grade engineers and engineering associates.
  • Performs electrical and controls engineering design calculations, prepares technical reports, develops design criteria, selects material, and determines physical arrangements for electrical features; takes into account performance, cost, operability, maintainability, and applicable codes and standards.
  • Develops, reviews, and interprets engineering drawings and data.
  • Directs the preparation of engineering record drawings for equipment installation and maintenance.
  • Prepares engineering cost estimates.
  • Provides procurement support by preparation of requisitions, evaluating proposals, negotiating with offers, reviewing vendor submittals, and coordinating meetings with vendors.
  • Provides field engineering including walk-downs, construction support, testing and startup.
  • May plan, develop, coordinate, lead and direct the performance of projects of moderate scope or parts of major projects.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Full competence as an electrical engineer, as demonstrated by several years of progressive and developmental experience as an electrical engineer (design).
  • License as a professional engineer is desirable (may be required in accordance with TVA Business Practice 15).
  • Prefer candidates with a DCS background, but open to candidates without that background as well

Please Note
You must be a TVA retiree or former employee to perform contract work through BVI.
In addition, you must be in compliance with TVA’s Contractor Return Restrictions.