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Job #: R-00020728
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Structural Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Description:

The NISC III program at Leidos is seeking a Structural Engineer to work remotely in support of the FAA.  In this role you will create and review designs and drawings as required for the alteration, modernization or expansion of FAA facilities to support National Air Space (NAS) modernization projects.

Specific duties for the position include:

  • Provide engineering inspection/site survey reports for FAA communications towers/ antennas and support buildings to include anchors, foundations and roofing.
  • Develop engineering plans for design or relocation of concrete duct banks, and fiber or copper cable pulls.
  • Develop Statement of Work (SOW), schedule, drawings, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Project management including NAS risk mitigation plans, project schedules, resource requirements, and project closeout documentation.

Note: This requisition is virtual, meaning the selected employee can live anywhere in the United States.

Typical Education / Experience:

  • Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Note: Candidates with less experience are able to be considered at the hiring manager's discretion.

Required qualifications:

  • Engineering experience with structural design, construction techniques, concrete foundations, duct banks, and project scheduling.
  • Proven fundamental engineering knowledge in steel, concrete and soils design.
  • Proficiency with Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software.
  • Site surveys may require climbing communications/antenna towers for inspection.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance

Desired qualifications:

  • Antenna / free-standing tower construction
  • Familiarity with FAA and the National Airspace System (NAS)

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Requisition Category:

Job Family:

Structural 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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