Electrical Project Administrator II

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Facilities, Maintenance, and Engineering


The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) mission is to support the NCI at Frederick in their mission to cure cancer and AIDS. FME is responsible for the physical campus - its research laboratory space, administrative space, the infrastructure that supports the buildings, and the landscape that surrounds them. In addition, we are responsible for managing, planning, designing, and construction management of renovations at the FNLCR. 


  • Develops schedules and coordinates across a wide spectrum of customers to carry out Electrical Maintenance Activities
  • Issues blanket releases to subcontractors for maintenance activity using fixed price, time and material and blanket order agreements
  • Schedules and monitors assigned maintenance work performed by subcontractors
  • Reviews and processes subcontractor submittals (e.g. coordination of EHS review of safety plans), ensuring compliance by subcontractors to approved plans, specifications, safety guidelines and applicable standards
  • Checks the equipment and material for compliance
  • Evaluates contractor’s productivity and quality
  • Conducts meetings with stakeholders’ subcontractors and FME engineering and shop supervisors and Scientific staff as necessary
  • Approves invoices and administers warranty concerns.


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or four (4) years related experience in lieu of degree. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • Must currently hold a Master Electrician License in the state of Maryland
  • In addition to education requirements, two (2) to five (5) years of experience in electrical construction
  • Experience in auditing and assessing maintenance activity for quality and compliance with NEC and NFPA 70 E requirements
  • Ability to analyze data and situations
  • Experience in developing statements/scope of work for implementing electrical preventative maintenance activities
  • Ability to conduct progress meetings 
  • Experience with OSHA standards and facility/workplace safety practices
  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.; Position includes walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing stairs, and exposure to dust or particulates
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance 


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Previous experience with Electrical Preventative and routine maintenance at hospitals, research facilities, universities or pharmaceutical production facilities
  • Experience in technical lead/work coordinator capacity for facility maintenance
  • Dedicated training in safety and OSHA-compliant maintenance and construction operations
  • Construction management experience
  • Experience in laboratory construction and facilities maintenance
  • Ability to troubleshoot ideas for improvement of operating practices to reduce time and save on labor and material costs
  • Ability to resolve conflicts arising on the job site
  • Familiarity with FNL Buildings and Operations
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of personnel through written and oral presentations
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s)
  • This position may require continuous or intermittent exposure to and exertion in environmental conditions such as working outdoors, temperature extremes, humidity extremes. etc. as part of the job
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