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.
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.
No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.
Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.
Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
Professional Engineer License (PE)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Technical & non-technical training opportunities
Mentorship & Training Opportunities
Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team
In this role, you can also expect to gain
Interface with local clients
Electrical Power Calculations
Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
Local field support to include site visits and construction support
Leidos Engineering is seeking a Protection and Control Engineer who will work as a member of a dynamic team, working in a fast-paced environment, and solving challenging substation engineering problems. In the P&C engineer role the qualified individual will require a combination of strong engineering and communication skills that will facilitate teaching less experienced engineers. The position will include reporting to engineering managers, project managers, mentoring and directing design engineers and CADD/designer staff while also performing design quality reviews. Additionally, the candidate may be responsible for interfacing directly with clients and other staff in remote office locations. Assignments cover the full range of project planning through design and construction support. Design work may range from Substation physical layouts to Protection and Control schemes at 12.5kV through 500kV to Smart Grid and substation communications projects.
The successful candidate will apply a diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices as applied to substation engineering, design, and operation in the electric utility industry.
Job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Prepare P&C station drawings to include relay and meter one lines, AC schematics, DC schematics, One and Three line diagrams, panel arrangements, and wiring diagrams
Prepare equipment specifications, analyzes bids, and makes recommendations for purchase
Apply standards including the NESC, IEEE, IEC, and is familiar with design guides such as the RUS Bulletin 1742E-200
Familiar with state and federal safety, regulatory compliance requirements, and construction codes
Prepare project analysis, budgets, schedules, and plans
Prepares construction and procurement documents
Supports construction and commissioning
Ideally requires Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited four-year institution with 2-4 years of experience related to the engineering and design of utility transmission and distributions substations to 500 kV; a MS Electrical Engineering degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience, will also be considered
Electrical and civil engineering principles and practices as applied in the electric utility environment and the ability to analyze,
Experience in the following areas:
Protection and Controls design
Arrangement and layout
Equipment selection and specification
Component and material assemblies
One and three-line diagrams
Knowledge of contemporary protection microprocessor based equipment and integration of same into operating schemes functioning with distributed intelligence
Control and protection schemes including the preparation of schematics and wiring diagrams
Application and interconnection of SCADA systems
Substation grounding analysis and design
Cabling and wiring and associated conduit systems
Proficient in the use of computer software used for the planning, analysis, and design of electric utility projects;
Proficient in the use of typical office computer software such as Word, Excel, Project, Acrobat Adobe
Demonstrated ability to communicate, collaborate and interact with clients and other project team members
Demonstrated technical writing skills
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.