Sr Facilities Engineer (REF1596F) - #134754

Elbit Systems of America

Date: 1 week ago
City: Roanoke, VA
Contract type: Full time

Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high-performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter.

Provide design and management of facility projects involving: construction / renovation, plant systems, and production equipment installation.  Support maintenance operations in reviewing issues or problems with plant systems or equipment. Lead or contribute on special teams which support and improve plant operations.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities

●   Determine appropriate design criteria such as applicable codes, department or company requirements

●   Review design requirements with other department representatives

●   Determine project resources (outside contractor or internal department /employee)

●   Prepare floor plans and identify utility requirements (electrical, gases, fluids, wastes)

●   Determine HVAC requirements (heating, cooling, exhaust, humidity, clean room conditions)

●   Prepare cost estimates and capital authorization forms to obtain funding

  • Obtain cost quotations from vendors and contractors and generate orders for labor and materials
  • Oversee construction and installation work to insure good quality and observance of ITT safety policies
  • Manage project costs to stay within budget


  • BS in engineering or engineering technology with an emphasis on plant mechanical / electrical systems
  • 5 – 10 years of high-tech facilities engineering experience
  • Must have exceptional multi-tasking skills as related to design tasks, project management, and daily routine prioritizations.
  • Must be capable of functioning in a demanding environment with regard to design and communications with colleagues, upper management, internal customers and external contacts.
  • “Team player”—able to work well with colleagues, internal customers and external vendors
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation.


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experienced in using AutoCAD and MS Window’s based software (Outlook, Excel, Word, Project)
  • Familiarity with semiconductor type chemicals and gases
  • Knowledge of special piping systems and requirements used for: DI water, chemicals, flammable liquids and high purity gases.
  • Experience in the design and operation of clean room environments
  • Experience with environmental systems (scrubbers, waste handling equipment)
  • Background in energy reduction projects
  • Experience and training in emergency response (CPR, first aid, hazardous materials) a plus

Here Are Some of the Great Benefits We Offer:

  • Most locations offer a 9/80 schedule providing every other Friday off
  • Competitive compensation & 401k program to plan for your future
  • Robust medical, dental, vision, & disability coverage with qualified wellness discounts
  • Basic Life Insurance and Additional Life & AD&D Insurances are available
  • Flexible Vacation & PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Voluntary Benefits Available: Longer Term Care, Legal, Identify Theft, Pet Insurance, and many more options
  • Voluntary Tricare Supplement available for military retirees


It has been and will continue to be the policy of Elbit Systems of America to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels based solely upon job-related qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetics or citizenship status. 


Elbit Systems of America is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.  Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Elbit Systems of America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.  If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email [email protected].



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