No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.
Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies".
Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
Professional Engineer License (PE)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Technical & non-technical training opportunities
Mentorship & Training Opportunities
Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team
In this role, you can also expect to gain
Interface with local clients
Electrical Power Calculations
Interactions with other disciplines(Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
In this role the qualified individual will be expected to:
Perform Physical Electrical, design on medium to large scale utility substation engineering projects with higher complexity.
Perform advanced engineering studies and calculations.
Perform low complexity engineering studies or assist senior engineer with advanced engineering studies.
Prepare project deliverables including but not limited to engineered drawings, technical reports, correspondence and miscellaneous project documentation.
Collaborate with other engineering disciplines as required. Should be able to assess the impacts of design changes on other disciplines to pick the best solution. Foster constructive communication between disciplines.
Assume the role of technical lead on smaller projects with limited guidance or on medium sized projects with guidance.
Perform Quality Control reviews on smaller projects independently or on medium sized projects with limited guidance or on portions of larger projects with guidance.
Prepare proposals for smaller projects under the direction of project engineers. Provide drawing counts and manhour estimates for small to medium sized projects. Develop scopes of work for small to medium sized projects.
Be involved in limited client interaction with a senior, project or lead project engineer. Develop leadership skills in preparation for future roles on the team.
Develop and provide advanced technical presentations to the team to assist with staff technical development. Support the training and mentorship of junior and less experienced staff.
Assist the team with the development of processes and procedures to improve project execution efficiency.
Maintain accurate records and files and a high level of organization.
Support Leidos' goals and represent the company positively and professionally.
B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
4 -8 years of prior relevant experience in utility substation engineering with a B.S. degree
2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience in utility substation engineering with a M.S. degree
Comprehensive understanding of the utility grid (power generation, transmission and distribution) system
Comprehensive understanding of the function and application of major substation electrical and control house equipment
Strong competence in applying basic theories and principles involved in substation engineering Expertise in researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
Keen focus on quality and an appreciation for high quality deliverables. Understanding of the importance of quality and quality control in our industry.
Strong attention to details
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines under high pressure situations
Team player who can work effectively in team environment with an ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds Self-starter who can work unsupervised
Ability to multitask on assignments while maintaining schedule
Proactive communication with strong written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills
High level of computer competency
Strong proficiency with using Windows-based software programs Desired
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) preferred
Active membership in national engineering societies (IEEE, PES, etc.)
Proficiency with Bentley ProjectWise data management system.
Travel Requirements:Frequent travel to and from job sites may be required on a project-by-project basis.
Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, 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, and Top 10 Power Firms
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
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