Commissioning/Scada Engineer

Leidos Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 3 months ago


Job Description:

Leidos Energy & Systems Solutions is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms.

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Protection & Control /SCADA Engineer with an emphasis on utility SCADA and communication systems. This position is member of dynamic team of Power Delivery engineers within our Energy & Systems Solutions operation.

We are seeking a qualified SCADA Engineer who will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing designing, commissioning, configuring and testing of SCADA systems

  • Demonstrated Proficiency in:

  • Leadership

  • Taking ownership of projects

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • Apply standard engineering techniques and procedures

  • Flexibility and desire to meet client needs

  • Commitment to Schedule

  • Meeting and exceeding client satisfaction goals

Technical Skills:

  • Design and specification of SCADA systems

  • Specification and application of data communication systems and SCADA components

  • Development and implementation of master station database

  • Design and implementation of HMI graphical screens and data reports

  • Configuration and testing of SCADA equipment including, but not limited to Remote Terminal Unit /RTU's (SEL, Novatech, ACS, GE), communication based annunciators, smart meters, SEL 3610's, GPS clocks, analog modems, Cisco routers, switches and relays.

  • Create, modify and comprehend RTU point-lists

  • Performing pre-energization control circuit checks and verifying schematics and wiring diagrams.

  • Performing end to end checks of a SCADA system connected to in-service devices.

  • Ability to modify drawings to reflect As-Built conditions.

  • Prepare final documentation for site turnover after job completion.

  • Working knowledge of NERC CIP compliance

  • Experience with DNP, 61850, SEL Fast Messaging and Modbus protocols

  • Expertise with PLC hardware and software is beneficial

  • Experience with the ASE 2000 Test Set

  • Experience troubleshooting and verifying performance of data radio communications systems a plus

Bachelor's degree Electrical Engineer and 4+ years relevant experience. Working as engineering consultant to a utility or working directly for a Utility is a plus

This position will require 85% travel throughout the state of Michigan(4 days per week). Telework is allowed one day per week.


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 75% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Electrical Engineering


Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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