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Job #: R-00017363
Location: Portland, OR
Category: Civil Engineering
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

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Job Requisition:

Senior Transmission Line Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos’ Power Delivery Group is seeking a self-starting Senior Transmission Line Engineer to develop and lead a team to support a fast-paced northwestern engineering program. This Sr. Engineer will be located in Portland, OR and expected to provide oversight of detailed design and manage the work of others to budget and schedule constraints, as well as to our high standard for quality.

The successful candidate will immediately serve as an Engineer to design 115kV-230kV wood structures and associated equipment to replace aging infrastructure across the northwest. He/She will apply client standards as well as NESC, NEC, ASCE and other applicable industry documents in the engineering and design of the new infrastructure. He/she may be asked to provide input during internal meetings, prepare or review PLS-CADD™ models, develop or review criteria in design PLS-CADD™ models, prepare or review foundation calculations, prepare or review bills of material, 
assemble construction books, proof read specifications, prepare right-of-way calculations, prepare or review swing and conductor clearance calculations, produce or review drawings for structure locations and guy wire arrangements, respond to questions from construction crews on the design, and possibly visit a few sites during construction.  

Required Education & Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
• 8+ years of relevant experience in the design of electric utility transmission systems
• Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communications skills 
• Proven ability to work effectively in team environment; can also work independently 
• Understanding use of industry documents, like NESC and ACSE, or utility developed standards in design.
• Detail and process oriented with the ability to produce and review calculations.
• Proficient with PLS-CADD™ and FAD design software.

• Experience with NERC clearance remediation or structure replacement projects
• Experience with Mathcad
• Experience with MicroStation or AutoCAD drafting software (NOTE: no drafting required but nice during reviews or calculations)
• Understanding of material associated with transmission line hardware, structures, and foundations


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Civil Engineering




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 33,000 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

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