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.
We are seeking a Transmission Planning Engineering Manager who will lead dynamic team within our Energy & Systems Solutions, and who will provide transmission planning consulting services as both a lead engineer and as a project manager as client needs dictate. This position will contribute to the expansion of Leidos Engineering and the existing Transmission Planning consulting practice.
It is expected that this role will involve the management of complex transmission planning studies both independently and also serve as a mentor: guiding junior staff who are assigned to perform similar studies. Studies are conducted for Municipal Utilities, Investor Owned Utilities, and Regional Planning organizations such as ISO’s and RTO’s, as well as providing transmission consulting services for Developer and Independent Power Producer Clients.
Transmission Planning Engineering Manager responsibilities: •
Build and maintain client relationships, assist with expanding the current client base and contribute to the growth and expansion of Transmission Planning consulting services
Perform supervisor duties for a team of 5-8 engineers
Provide work directions and assist with QA/QC review of the engineering work of the team
Sales and business development activities will be expected
The candidate should possess solid understanding of power system analysis concepts, including transmission system planning and familiarity with NERC reliability standards
Experience with common industry accepted analytical tools such as PSS/E, PSLF, PowerGEM TARA, DSA Tools TSAT, ASPEN, CAPE, EMTP and PSCAD are highly desirable
The candidate must be experienced and capable of functioning both as a team member and in a leadership role in transmission studies
Contribute to technical writing of project proposals and responses to industry RFIs and RFPs
Participate and present in industry forums and conferences as the opportunity arises
Work closely with business development manager(s) on the assessment of new opportunities and contribute to the business development
Bachelor of Science degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience
Must be experienced in transmission analytics, e.g., load flow studies, stability studies, protection and short circuit studies, etc., and be knowledgeable of various power system theories and limitations
Graduate engineer with a B.S. Electrical, engineering required and a minimum of 10 years of directly related experience
Understanding of transmission policy and regulatory issues is considered a plus, including experience with FERC Open Access Transmission Tariff, NERC reliability standards, Generator Interconnection Procedures (LGIP and SGIP) and associated study practices
Professional Engineering license preferred
Demonstrates excellent oral and written communications skills
Remarkable problem solver in both team and independent environments
Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites
Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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