EMC Laboratory Supervisor

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.

Position Type



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

Salary Range

$95,000 – $125,000 per year plus full package of benefits

Job Overview

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing and electrical/electronic engineering are 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 EMC Laboratory Supervisor will lead the EMC engineering team to success through technical oversight of testing services, research, and day-to-day lab activities. They will supervise the development of test plans, testing and troubleshooting, result analysis, and the preparation of technical documentation according to 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.
  • Three or more years of management experience with teams and technical services.
  • 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.


  • Run the day-to-day operations of the EMC laboratory.
  • Supervise and coordinate scheduling and budgeting to ensure set departmental goals are achieved.
  • Work with the contracts department for time and effort estimates of EMC projects
  • Review and approve test plans and procedures.
  • Manage Lab and R&D projects.
  • Monitor EMC qualification testing of nuclear power plant equipment.
  • Perform expert-level EMI/RFI troubleshooting and noise mitigation for emissions and immunity failures.
  • Analyze equipment and test results to provide justifications when troubleshooting is not possible.
  • Communicate and interface regularly with clients on project progress and technical consultation.
  • Streamline EMC test plan and report development.
  • Work with software developers to enhance EMC testing and reporting capabilities.
  • Oversee internal and external calibrations of EMC test equipment.
  • Identify EMC research and development (R&D) needs and write proposals.
  • Work closely with the EMC Engineering Manager to develop new commercial products and services.
  • Develop EMC guidance documents for the nuclear power industry.
  • Conduct regular technical training and courses for both internal team members and for industry professionals.
  • Work alongside the QA team to ensure the lab spaces meet industry compliance under ISO/IEC 17025 standards and maintain A2LA laboratory accreditation.
  • Travel occasionally to lead and perform field service testing at customer facilities, including national and international nuclear 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, four weeks of paid time off, a 401K retirement program, 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.