Electrical Engineer 2

Date: May 3, 2024

Location: Cape Canaveral, FLORIDA, US, 32925

Company: United Launch Alliance

Requisition ID: 64

Location: ULA - Cape Canaveral 

Relocation: Yes- Relocation may be available 

Travel Requirements: 10% 


At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.


Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world's most experienced and reliable space launch company! Successfully launching more than 155 consecutive missions with 100% mission success doesn't happen by accident. It's a testament to the commitment and dedication of our team of rocket scientists and support employees combined with the systems and processes we use to pull them together. As a ULA employee, you'll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary. Whether you are in college just launching your career, or, have experience and want to come work with the best rocket team in the world, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world. Our team is excited to meet you!

Job Overview & Responsibilities


This Electrical Engineer 2 opportunity is a member of the Engineering and Infrastructure department at ULA's Launch Operations facility in Cape Canaveral. Responsibilities include:
  • Design, operation, and maintenance of ground (fixed and portable) electrical/power systems used at ULA Launch Sites. 
  • Assignments will include engineering support of:
    • Electromechanical, Power, and Control Systems in day-to-day execution of launch infrastructure design, maintenance and operations.
  • Design and implementation of systems supporting new Vulcan launch system capabilities, customer funded special studies, mission unique modifications, or other major infrastructure modifications and/or system upgrades.
  • Apply engineering knowledge and expertise in technological considerations, cost/financial administration, and project management.
  • Coordinate with technical staff, functional groups and contractors in the design, operations and maintenance of new/existing electromechanical systems.
  • Coordination of Base High Voltage supply infrastructure and readiness in support of Launch Operations.
  • Develop new and revise existing operational test procedures, maintenance documentation, and drawing packages associated with launch facility electrical systems, primary and backup power - medium and low voltage (12kV, 480 VAC, 120VAC, 24V control, etc.) systems.


Required Education



Required Years of Experience

Minimum of 2 years of related work experience


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or university.
  • Exposure to working with electrical/power engineering in an Aerospace, Utilities, or similarly complex environment. 
  • Ability to work in an office type environment, with some field operations, and maintenance support (launch pad and processing facilities).
  • Ability to travel to other ULA facilities.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related technical field from an accredited college or university.
  • Project management experience demonstrating communication, writing and oral skills and ability to work with a wide range of team members including customers and subcontractors.
  • Exposure or experience with the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite.


What makes ULA different?

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.


We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments


Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.


Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.



Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 22 CFR 120.62 (e.g., U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. See 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).


ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. 


ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English / Spanish) and Right to Work Poster (English / Spanish).

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