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Job #: R-00097873
Location: Remote, US
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a driven, results oriented and motivated self-starter with a technical background to join the NISC team as an Electrical Engineer in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Power Services Group (PSG), specifically the Engine Generator (EG) Program. The successful candidate will be responsible for understanding the technical portion of the overall program and sharing that knowledge.  With technical understanding, the candidate will support design, installation and operation activities of field facilities where prime, standby and backup power systems are installed.  Duties include:

Interpreting codes, directives and governing documents as they apply to specific designs and installations, Reviewing, critiquing, and recommending changes to site designs for a wide variety of EG power systems Sharing and coordinating information with engineers, site designers and installation contractors, Responding to design and installation questions for facility power systems and equipment,

Primary Responsibilities:

Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review design plans, shop drawings, specifications and related project documents for appropriate selection of electrical and mechanical equipment and installation material

  • Interpret codes and standards as applied to an evolving design

  • Ensure requirements of codes and standards are reflected in designs

  • Identify and resolve conflicts between requirements and designs

  • Prepare detailed technical review comments during design development.

  • Provide technical information to designers and installers as required

  • Provide technical information to other program offices as required

  • Participate in telcons to review and resolve site design and installation issues.

  • Recognize site issues that have nation-wide, program-wide impact and initiate resolution

  • Work independently to achieve day-to-day EG Program objectives which may significantly impact operational results or program objectives.

  • Keep up-to-date with current code, standards and technical subjects

  • Review Arc Flash, Short-Circuit, and Circuit Breaker Coordination Studies

  • Review project documents for cost estimates

  • Prepare cost estimates for design changes

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from an institution accredited by ABET

  • 5 to 10 years of experience on EE projects (not Utility)

  • Working knowledge of NEC

  •  Familiarity with electrical power systems (not Utility)

  • Thirst for new knowledge

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Ability to present ideas to diverse audiences

  • Ability to use MS Word and Excel

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident that can qualify to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FE exam success,

  • Working knowledge of on-site power systems (not Utility)

  • Experience working with FAA programs related to power

  • Working knowledge of FAA Orders and Standards related to power

  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems and Seismic installation

  • Working knowledge of grounding and lightning protection systems

  • Mechanical background and Civil knowledge

  • Knowledge of Engine Generator, UPS, DC Bus, fuel systems, i.e. diesel & propane,

  • Familiarity with computer applications such as EDSA, SKM, ETAP, AUTOCAD , Microstation and      MS Project

  • Availability to travel 1 week each quarter

  • Understand Arc Flash, Short-Circuit, and Circuit Breaker Coordination Studies

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • Use of AUTOCAD or Revit to create construction drawings

  • Knowledge of renewable energy and microgrid power systems

  • Familiarity with basic civil works and machinery foundation installation

  • Familiarity with basic mechanical works of ventilation

Pay Range:

Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

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.


About Leidos

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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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