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Job #: R-00013821
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos ASC operates and maintains over 430 buildings & structures encompassing approximately 900,000 GSF of space year-round, across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station. Each station supports world class research and the facilities are a critical part of this mission and supports over 1,300 people living, working and performing research across Antarctica.

The Controls Engineer supports the ASC Facilities Department, supporting the maintenance of existing controls systems, design and installation of new controls systems, and change management of hardware and software for those controls systems. As a Controls Engineer, you will report to the Leidos ASC Facilities Maintenance Manager, and work cooperatively and collaboratively with other Leidos engineers, and departments.

Responsibilities include:
  • Works to maintain the existing DDC systems including Management of Change for both hardware and software, material resupply, on site and off site system monitoring.
  • Provides DDC system project support as needed including engineering and design, cost estimating, materials engineering, assists scheduling, facilities engineering services, and engineering services for science and station support. Assists in the development of budgets and plans to implement new DDC systems, repair and upgrade existing systems. Utilizes the DDC system to realize energy savings.
  • Keeps the Facilities Maintenance Manager informed of the status of engineering and other activities.
  • Coordinates with the Project Engineers on mechanical engineering activities relating to construction and DDC system modifications.
  • Provides support and training to on-ice technicians in the pursuit of keeping the existing DDC systems running.
  • Managing the controls lifecycle.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.
  • Able to pass a Physical Qualification to travel to and stay in Antarctica.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering along with 5+ years of prior relevant experience in DDC controls. An additional 4 years relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible mechanical engineering experience related to the design, maintenance and specification of facilities and DDC/PLC systems.
  • Experience in mechanical engineering design, specification preparation, and sequence of operations.
  • Familiarity with various DDC/PLC systems and programming and the interface of those systems.
  • Understanding/experience working with engineering documentation, electrical diagrams, and standard operating procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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