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Job #: R-00008346
Location: Novi, MI
Category: Engineering Design
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opportunity for a Transmission Line Design Technician in our Novi, MI

office. The successful candidate will work in a team atmosphere to provide technical and project

support for high voltage transmission line projects, low voltage distribution projects, and other

tasks, as assigned. He/she will be responsible for design and planning efforts related to power

transmission and distribution physical facilities. This includes working independently but under the

direction of an engineer or project manager to prepare of drawings, specifications, and reports to

define the scope of work associated with the construction of power transmission and distribution

lines; perform analyses in association with large scale transmission and distribution ("T&D")

projects; and provide technical support for power transmission and

distribution projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will periodically interface with

clients, and will provide assistance to Project Managers. He/she will prepare or review:
• structure loading drawings
• plan & profile drawings utilizing Autocad, Microstation, and PLS-CADD
• environmental permitting drawing
• right-of-way support drawings
• transmission line hardware and structure assembly drawings
• material and equipment specifications
• line design parameters
• line routing
• project budgets, schedules and estimates

• Bachelors degree with 3+ years' experience with specific transmission and distribution

("T&D") projects. High school diploma with additional 4+ years related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical

plans, drawings, and models.
• Ability to learn/pick up various transmission line specific software (Sag 10, FAD, etc.)
• Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills required
• Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites
• Detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles including basic transmission

line engineering
• Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-POLE, TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS,

AutoCAD, Microstation
• Experience in writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations
• Familiarity with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and

ACI 31

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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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