Electrical/EMC Engineer

About Our Company

AMS is a leading nuclear engineering services company headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee with a worldwide list of clients. We provide the worldwide nuclear industry with products and services to measure the performance of Instrumentation and Control (I&C) systems and verify compliance with technical specifications and regulatory requirements. AMS products, training, and services cover a wide range including measurement of dynamic performance of I&C sensors, shutdown rod control system testing, digital I&C equipment qualification, wireless technology implementation, cable testing and troubleshooting, aging management of critical plant equipment, online calibration monitoring of process sensors, computer-aided testing, and development of specialized data acquisition equipment and data analysis systems in support of reactor operation and maintenance.

Our Mission

To ensure the safe operation of the worldwide nuclear fleet through innovative testing services, engineering solutions, training, and data analysis.


On-site at company headquarters (Please note that AMS does not offer relocation assistance at this time).

Salary Range:

$90,000 – $120,000 per year plus full package of benefits

Position Type


Job Overview

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing and electrical / electronic engineering is an integral part of our work to ensure the safe and reliable operations of nuclear facilities. AMS provides several solutions to its customers, including design reviews, EMC qualification testing, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) / Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) site surveys to support equipment upgrades, and site-wide implementation of wireless devices. The Electrical / EMC Engineer will support work both in the laboratory and in the field. They will develop test plans, perform testing and troubleshooting, analyze results, and prepare technical documentation according to the AMS’s Quality Assurance (QA) program. They will also work with other departments including the software development team to enhance EMC testing and reporting capabilities.

Desired Requirements

  • A Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or other Engineering and five years of experience in a related field.
  • Experience performing MIL-STD-461 and/or IEC 61000 series of emissions and immunity tests.
  • Knowledge of spectrum analyzers, EMI receivers, oscilloscopes, RF amplifiers, and vector network analyzers.
  • Experience developing EMC test plans and test reports.
  • Knowledge of EMC equipment calibrations and measurement uncertainty analysis.


  • Develop test plans and perform EMC qualification testing in laboratory and field.
  • Use specialized hardware and software to characterize electromagnetic environments.
  • Perform EMI/RFI troubleshooting and noise mitigation.
  • Analyze equipment and test results to provide justifications when troubleshooting is not possible.
  • Prepare technical documentation.
  • Perform research and development activities related to EMC.
  • Work with software developers to enhance EMC testing and reporting capabilities.
  • Travel 5 to 10 times per year for an average 5-day duration per trip to perform field service testing at national and international nuclear power plants and other customer facilities.

AMS is an equal opportunity employer that participates in E-verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. We offer competitive salaries, annual raises, four weeks of paid time off, a 401K retirement program with generous matching, at least ten paid holidays per year, and flexible hours. AMS also offers generous employer contributions towards health, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance coverage.