LJT & Associates, Inc

  • Electrical Engineer 1 -Radar Engineer

    Location US-VA-Wallops Island
    Job ID
    Engineering - Electrical Engineer
    Security Clearance Required
  • Overview

    LJT & Associates, Inc. provides a wide range of engineering and other support services to the U.S. Government and International customers. We are a diverse business with expertise in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of a variety of engineering and hardware integration solutions as well as operations and maintenance support for both launch ranges and space communications tracking and network systems and base operating support. We are seeking a qualified Electrical Engineer, Level I with Radar expertise to support our Range Operations Contract at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island VA.



    Duties & Responsibilities

     Provides sustaining engineering services for the radar systems operated and maintained under the ROC contract.

     Reports to the Asset Management Office Manager; works in a collaborative environment with the operations staff to sustain and maintain radar assets.

      Develops sustaining plans for the life cycle of radar systems; identifies obsolescence issues; provides recommendations for corrective actions and, when approved, develops and implements these actions; details cost and schedule to implement approved changes, writes statements of work (SOW) for external vendors to provide engineering or other disciplines necessary to implement change that cannot be implemented with existing staff and resources.

     Prepares radar system requirements, engineering drawings, implementation plans, FMEA, RCA, and Asset Management Plans.

      Proposes solutions to complex obsolescence and sustaining problems

     Performs trade studies, submits white papers

    Analyzes corrective maintenance actions and recommends changes to the preventative maintenance processes to improve system reliability

     Develops presentations and briefs ROC and NASA management when required

      Implements approved solutions as part of a multi-disciplined team to provide comprehensive sustaining activity for the radar systems

     Monitors radar performance by working with NASA radar engineers to analyze radar tracking results as part of the radar calibration program ensuring corrective values are entered into each radar system. o Maintains the ROC radar calibration database for trending and corrective actions and works with NASA radar engineers for IRSP support.

     Identifies long lead time repair actions and challenges, categorizes risks and develops project support plans for extensive radar activities.

     Develops and reviews performance tests and data ensuring integration of radar systems into the mission support architecture. o Provides subject matter expertise associated with mobile range deployment radar activities and may be required to travel in support of missions at remote locations.

    oPerforms radar coordination functions when required.


    • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
    • Experience in the analysis, design and development of electrical and electronic systems including hands-on work in the test and integration of Radar Systems is desired
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
    • Must be U.S. Citizen

    LJT is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V


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