Optical Electrical Engineer

Posted 04 Nov 2019

Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc.

Anywhere (Engineering)


Optical Electrical Engineer Founded in 1976, Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA) provides technical and project management services to a varied clientele including federal agencies, state governments, municipalities, and a broad range of private sector industrial clients. LATA is currently looking for an experienced, accomplished, self-motivated Optical Electrical Engineer to provide SME support for the development of test equipment for optical and fiber optics testing. The Electrical Engineer will work across a variety of functional groups that are directly involved in engineering, product development, implementation, and manufacturing partners. The ideal candidate is an inventive problem solver that is capable of working through technical challenges and employing pragmatic solutions. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that provides integrated services to meet our clients’ needs both locally and across the globe. This position requires an Active DOE Q-Clearance. Electrical Engineer requirements • Fiber Optic and Laser Testing including the following: o Instrument selection for measurement of power, wavelength. etc. o Component selection: optical switches, optical to electric conversions and the reverse o Accuracy statements o Calibration and Maintenance o Laser Safety procedures o Draft Test Procedures • Perform detailed calculations to establish standards and specifications • Inspect installations and observe operations to ensure compliance with design and equipment specifications and safety standards • Modify or creating documentation • Modifying or creating hardware • Support manufacturing department with product development and testing • Provide quality assurance for ongoing projects • Modifying or creating operating and calibration procedures • Conducting repeatability testing

Electrical Engineer skills required • 15+ years’ optical electrical engineering/physics experience • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics and/or relevant Experience in Lieu of a Degree • Expertise in optical and fiber optic testing. • Able to problem solve and troubleshoot as the need arises • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • The position requires an Active DOE Q Clearance . New employees are required to submit to a background check and Employment is contingent upon passing LATA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability.