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Job #: R-00101098
Location: Remote, US
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500® company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. 

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. 

The Leidos Corporation has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the Prime Contractor for supporting U.S. research sites in Antarctica. 

Leidos is looking to fill the Electrical Engineer position, who will serve as a member of the Leidos, Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) assigned to the Projects, Planning, and Integration (PPI) – Engineering & Estimating Team.  The Electrical Engineer will execute electrical designs for multi-year government projects in extreme winter environments for three (3) Antarctic stations including field camps.  The mission support program is currently in the early stages of a planned 10-year upgrade program to transform one station, in addition undertake planned projects to upgrade and sustain other existing stations, facilities, infrastructure and services at all locations of the program. The Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) program team is based in Centennial, Colorado and funded by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF). 

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for working as part of the Engineering team designing and coordinating safe, technically accurate, and cost effective power distribution and electrical systems designs and deliverables for station facilities and lodging. 

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Applies knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the preparation of engineering deliverables that comply with applicable codes, standards, and specifications. Utilize engineering technology to accomplish work and continuously improve work processes to meet program needs. 

We are allowing remote work for this position, but candidates near Centennial CO would be preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Take direction from senior electrical engineer and work with other technical disciplines in a team environment.  

  • Supports communication between the engineering team, design team, and program team members to assure quality of work, and that consistent technical drawing / design packages are maintained. 

  • Execute to schedule requirements while maintaining a high degree of quality in work product. 

  • Develop electrical sizing calculations of overall electrical system including equipment and cables. 

  • Define specification and selection of all electrical equipment to meet the performance criteria. 

  • Integrate packaged equipment into overall system design. 

  • Support development of detailed design drawings including single line diagrams, load lists, Plans, Details, Wiring diagrams, Panel Schedules and Fabrication Drawings. 

  • Familiar with industry codes and standards (API, NEC, NFPA, ANSI/IEEE, etc.) 

Required Qualifications:

  • A recognized Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2+ years of professional experience. 

  • Professional license in Electrical Engineering or will obtain Professional License as condition of employment. 

  • Familiar with Electrical Engineering principles and procedures, design, guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices, including engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, and application of technology aided engineering tools to conventional facility and operations-based engineering problems. 

  • Familiar with instrumentation controls and automation. 

  • Experience in effectively communicating engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with electrical design in extreme cold environments. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft® Excel and Word. 

Deployment to Antarctica may be required in this position at discretion of management.  If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, and psychological examination for winter-over positions, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.  

US citizenship or permanent residence is required.  

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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 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

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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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