REMOTE - Distribution Planning and Analysis Engineer
The selected candidate must be able to access the Greater Atlanta Metro Area as needed.
Leidos offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.
Leidos Engineering is seeking a Distribution Planning and Analysis Engineer to join our distribution planning team. The position may be suitable for an experienced distribution engineer transitioning to distribution planning activities. The growth potential of this position is significant for the right candidate.
Distribution Planning and Analysis Engineer Job Responsibilities:
This role will involve the execution of studies in distribution planning, distributed energy resource (DER) interconnection impact, arc flash and coordination
Perform studies that are conducted for investor owned utilities, municipal utilities, and electric system cooperatives
Must be able to distribution analysis and distribution design experience
DER interconnection impact study experience
Experience performing Python scripting, and arc flash assessments will be considered
The position will involve client facing work and include occasional business development activities
Distribution Planning and Analysis Engineer Job Requirements:
Requires Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and 0 to 2 years of prior relevant experience,
Familiarity with a distribution system load flow software package is required (DNV Synergi, Milsoft’s WindMil, or Cyme’s Cymdist)
Familiarity with ETAP, EasyPower, Siemens PTI’s PSS/E, GE Concordia’s PSLF, EMTP, ASPEN OneLiner, Siemen’s CAPE, or PSCAD is a plus
Familiarity with Python scripting to develop automation within power system analysis tools is a plus.
Familiarity with microgrid analysis and design tools such as DER-CAM, HOMER, DIG-SILENT, MATLAB and PSCAD is a plus
Familiarity with developing GIS based construction work packages and GIS data improvement initiatives is a plus
Familiarity with distribution design is preferred (overhead and underground system projects such as reconductoring, voltage conversion, distribution automation, asset replacement and new business)
Must possess strong written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills
Must be a team player and provide leadership to other team members
Must be able to work collaboratively with many different people with diverse backgrounds and geographic locations.
Leidos Engineering 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.
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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