The NISC III program within the Civil group at Leidos is seeking a Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) Critical Essential Power System (ACEPS) / Power Plant Engineer with Mobile and Stationary Power Plant experience to support the FAA customer.
The Power Services Group within the NISC III program needs this expertise to support the replacement of the existing ACEPS Critical and Standby Systems.
Specific duties for the position include:
- Perform facility electrical inspections on the power systems installed or modified by the Power Systems Group for compliance with the applicable FAA orders and directives.
- Review engineering packages and submittals provided by FAA contractors and vendors.
- Complete written responses and track action items associated with the action items identified while performing facility inspections and site visits.
- Participate in preparation of briefings and white papers on a variety of power related issues that need to be briefed and reported to upper FAA management and executives.
- Assist in preparation of technical document requirements related to power systems that are being fielded.
- Participate in the review and rewriting of power systems related orders, standards and specifications.
- Participate in a wide variety of program management activities with FAA Organizations, Contractors, local authorities and the program office in the design, acquisition, implementation, project close out, testing and evaluation as tasked by the program manager.
- Assist in developing an action plan that can improve the system performance and reliability to support Air Traffic Operations without loss of service.
- Work as a team member and be accountable for meeting the scheduled dates for tasked items.
- Experience in electrical power generation, stationary and mobile systems; deployment, maintenance, repair, and inspections.
- Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 5 years of professional experience.or if no degree, additional equivalent experience/combined education,
- Ability to assess inefficiencies in generators and generator plants that have reduced availability and reliability.
- Must have a strong background in Mobile and Stationary power plants, Automated Transfer Switches and associated switchgear and equipment.
- Must be able to travel to facilities within the continental US (CONUS), the territories of the US, Guam and Puerto Rico 30% of the time.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
- Ability to install, remove, and operate electrical power generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, and associated equipment.
- Knowledge of principles of electronics and electricity, including generation, conversion, transformation, distribution, and utilization.
- Ability to interpret instrument and meter readings; wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings, and technical publications.
- Ability to identify types, capacity, and purpose of high and low voltage circuits, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, regulators, relays, instruments, and meters associated with electric generation and distribution.
- Ability to maintain, modify, and repair electrical power generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, and associated equipment. Performs inspections and interprets findings to determine corrective action.
- Ability to assess installed equipment for serviceability and to ensure compliance with publications, policies, and directives.
- Ability to furnish information for reports, and recommend changes to correct defective equipment or improve operating procedures.