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Job #: R-00027830
Location: Earth City, MO
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 Description:


Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Leidos offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly- and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

We are seeking an Electric Utility Civil Engineer to join our team in St. Louis, MO. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and drafting technicians. The candidate will support the team in developing proposals including scope, schedule and budget. The candidate will develop construction packages for the underground electric distribution system using various software systems and following client construction standards. Project work will mainly include complex underground electric manhole and duct bank work packages which will be developed using survey data, AutoCAD Civil 3D, cable pulling calculation software and other client software. The construction package will include plan and profile drawings along with construction notes and details. Assignments may include preparing permit application sketches, development of a BOM and estimating construction costs. Work assignments may include traveling by car to various project locations throughout the area to conduct field investigations.

Job Duties:

  • Design cable/conduit projects in dense urban environments in compliance with client's engineering and construction specifications
  • Development of plan and profile construction prints along with notes and details
  • Field engineering of project requirements
  • Identification of conflicting utilities from data from the underground survey
  • Engineering and design calculations
  • Work permit development
  • Comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and CAD technicians. 
  • Perform QA/QC reviews on other team member’s designs

Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • 2+ years of experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D software
  • Strong analytical and technical writing skills
  • Team player with ability to communicate with clients and staff
  • Electric utility plan and profile experience is a plus
  • Experience in utility distribution construction and/or construction supervision is a plus



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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

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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