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Job #: R-00017742
Location: Undisclosed, MI
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Part Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

Electric Distribution Designer/UG Splicer(Part Time)

Job Description:

Leidos is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms

Currently, we have an opportunity for an Electric Distribution Designer/UG Splicer who would be largely responsible for field investigation for underground electric designs.  Ideal candidate will be familiar with identification of secondary and primary cables, asbestos fire wrap, and any potential hazards in electric manholes.   Experience with low and medium voltage underground cable accessories, splices, cable pulling, and construction methods would be helpful.

Job requirement includes entering electric underground manholes or vaults, observing available conduits, making recommendations for connecting new electric services to existing distribution system.
•    High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of related experience. AA degree in related discipline and 2 years of related experience. 
•    Minimum of 4+ years Knowledge and  electrical construction experience inspecting and/or working with underground electric utility cables
•    Able to identify primary and secondary voltage cables
•    Capable of working in confined spaces
•    Understands confined space requirements (training will be provided)
•    Experience with underground electrical cable distribution design 
•    Capable of planning safe work on a job print or work order, while promoting safety at all times 
•    Understands lockout/tag-out procedures
•    Willing to work over-time when requested.  

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

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Engineering Technologist



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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