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Merrick & Company Sr. Electrical Engineer in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Sr. Electrical Industrial Engineer I

We’re still hiring through the pandemic! Our interview, onboarding, and project delivery process has temporarily changed to keep everyone safe.

Merrick & Company's is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented individual to serve as an Electrical Engineer. The position will be located in Los Alamos, a small community located in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico. Los Alamos offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities, a family-friendly community, an excellent public school system and a low crime rate. The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing custom solutions, mentoring a team and the outdoor life style of Northern New Mexico.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Electrical engineering of for Nuclear Materials handling equipment.

  • Electrical engineering for installation of Nuclear Science Scientific Instrumentation.

  • Independently applies extensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and relates fields

  • Works on a major project or several projects of moderate scope with complex features

  • Receives supervision and guidance relating to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters

  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments

  • May serve as Discipline Representative

  • Coordinates portions of overall assignments and review

  • Analyzes and approves the work of others

  • Conceptual and detailed design of low voltage power distribution, lighting, grounding, motor control systems, PLC/PAC, HMI’s process equipment and instrumentation

  • Routinely interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors and others

  • Leads project meetings and makes presentations

  • Represents the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and related organizations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Uses advanced techniques in the modification or extension of theories and practices of sciences and disciplines to complete assignments

  • Experienced in Electrical Power Calculation Software

  • Experienced in application of National Electrical Code

  • Working knowledge of NFPA, ISA, IEEE Regulatory Codes

  • Familiar with NQA-1 requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of nuclear/industrial related design

  • Subject Matter Expert


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering or Architectural-Engineering with Electrical Emphasis Engineering from an accredited program

  • Minimum twelve (12) years of experience

  • PE License required

Physical Requirements

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Construction Site visits require walking through constructions sites and climbing of ladders.

  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment and occasional construction site visits. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

  • Construction site visits require wearing of hard hats, safety glasses, hard toe shoes, and climbing of ladders.

  • May be required to travel to other office locations.

  • May be required to travel to client facilities or fabrication and manufacturing facilities.

Additional information

Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes; health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), unique work-life benefits, continuing education and training through the Merrick Learning Institute.

We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through excellent benefits and competitive salaries.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Job ID: 2020-2529

External Company Name: Merrick & Company

External Company URL:

Street: 600 6th Street