Are you passionate about helping to transform the energy industry? Are you a leader looking to launch your career to the next level? Leidos enables utilities to keep pace with this ever-changing market while also reliably and efficiently generating and delivering energy.
As a Distribution Engineering Director within Leidos’ Power Delivery Services organization, you will have the opportunity to act as the CEO of your own team, where you will be challenged to solve complex problems, develop, manage and grow your team of distribution engineers and designers, and build relationships with our long-standing clients. You will collaborate closely with the organization’s cross-functional teams, keeping the overall goals of client satisfaction and the production of high-quality work firmly in mind.
This role reports directly to the VP of Distribution Engineering, and is expected to be located in the western portion of the U.S.
Remote work will be considered.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, like to be in charge of the operations of an entire team, and love to collaborate, keep reading!
WHAT WE DO
Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, 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, and Top 10 Power Firms.
In this role, you can expect to grow by:
Participating in strategic development to support revenue targets
Building, mentoring and developing your team of managers and lead engineers
Gaining access to and partnering with our deep list of nationwide utility clients to expand the portfolio of business
What you will bring to the table:
B.S. or M.S. degree in Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university, with 12+ years of relevant experience in distribution line engineering
High technical competence of NESC and Distribution Line Engineering fundamentals
Expertise with staff training/mentorship
Experience managing a large team
Experience with serving as client liaison for project delivery as well as business development
Experience in project execution, including being accountable for scope, budget, and schedule adherence
The ability to travel up to 10% of the time
It would be nice if you had:
Professional Engineer (PE) certification
Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc
Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects
Experience with 5 kV to 15 kV voltage conversion projects
At Leidos, we take care of our employees. We seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
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 46,000 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.
Pay and Benefits
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