HEMP / EMP / EMI Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-299376
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/26/2021
    • Years of Experience: 8+
    • Radford Job Code: 07001-07005
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Job Description


 To determine and implement EMI/ HEMP designs that meet cost/schedule objectives and customer requirements.  Oversee the analysis, design, component selection, fabrication and installation of shielding, components and systems to satisfy the EMI/ EMP/ HEMP requirements for our mobile platforms.



 Design mobile shelter based EMI/EMP/HEMP-hardened facilities/ systems.

  • Develop designs, specifications, cost estimations and selection of shielding materials, penetrations, filters, etc.
  • Specify fabrication methods to ensure effective shielding  including:
    • Material and component specifications.
    • Fabrication specifications and procedures.
    • Joint/ seam design and fabrication.
    • Penetrations and ancillary hardware for EMI/EMP/HEMP protected electrical, plumbing, sewer and mechanical services.
    • Unique welding specifications.
    • Specifications and designs for EMI/EMP/HEMP facility grounding.
    • Experience with the following specifications and standards:
      • MIL-STD-188-125-1/2, "High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Protection for Ground-Based C4I Facilities Performing Critical, Time Urgent Missions Part 1 Fixed Facilities".
      • MIL-HDBK-419, "Grounding, Bonding, and Shielding for Electronic Equipments and Facilities".
      • MIL-STD-461, "Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristic of Subsystems and Equipment".
      • MIL-STD-464, "Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Requirements for Systems".
      • National Electric Code, NEC.
      • IEEE 299, “IEEE Standard Method for Measuring the Effectiveness of Electromagnetic Shielding Enclosures”.
      • MIL-HBK-423, High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Protection for Fixed, and Transportable Ground-based C4I Facilities.
      • MIL-STD-2169, “Military Specification; High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Environment”.
      • AWS D1.1/D1.1M:2006, Structural Welding Code – Steel.
  • Responsible for all other areas identified by Engineer Manager as applicable.
  • Create unique designs for Electromagnetic Interference/ Compatibility (EMI/ EMC), Nuclear and Lightning Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and TEMPEST solutions.
  • Support EMI/EMP/HEMP Verification Testing.
  • DOD experience.


Other Job Functions

 Other duties may be assigned.



  This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Experience and Skills


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.

Ability to obtain Security Clearance.



4 year college/university education in technical field, or equivalent experience required.

Desired experience: 8+ years professional engineering experience.

Prior Engineering project management experience.

Thorough knowledge of CAD design software programs/tools.

Thorough knowledge of EMI/ EMP/ HEMP design practices.



Office environment.

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds.