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Job #: R-00070504
Location: Charlotte, NC
Category: Civil Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Leidos Engineering is looking for a Transmission Line Engineer to join our team in Charlotte, NC.

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and 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

  • Leadership Opportunities

  • Mentorship & Training Opportunities

  • Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team

In this role, you can also expect to gain:

  • Continue to Expand Expertise on NESC

  • Interface with local clients

  • Continue to Gain Knowledge of Electrical Power Calculations

  • Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, Civil Structural, and Environmental)

  • Strategic Development

  • Expanding a Portfolio of Business

  • Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

The successful candidate will work in a team atmosphere to provide technical and project support for high voltage transmission line projects, low voltage distribution projects, and other tasks, as assigned. He/she will be responsible for design and planning efforts related to power transmission and distribution physical facilities. This includes preparation of drawings specifications and reports to define the scope of work associated with the construction of power transmission and distribution lines. He/she will prepare or review structure loading drawings, environmental permitting drawings, right-of-way support drawings, transmission line hardware and structure assembly drawings, material and equipment specifications, line design parameters, and line routing; prepare project budgets, schedules and estimates; and perform analyses in association with large scale transmission and distribution (“T&D”) projects. He/she will provide construction monitoring and field technical support for power transmission and distribution projects. Responsibilities include design of transmission line systems, structural design and load tree development, drilled pier and direct embedded foundation design, permitting, detail drawing development, material development, construction package development, etc. Additionally, the successful candidate will periodically interface with clients, and will provide assistance to Project Managers.

Required Education:

B.S. in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering program

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience with specific transmission and distribution (“T&D”) projects

  • High Proficiency with PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams

  • Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites

Desired Experience and Certificates:

  • Experience with TOWER is a plus

  • EIT certification is desirable

  • Experience with LPile and/or FAD, MathCAD, AutoCAD and/or Microstation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus

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.

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COVID Response

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 January 18, 2022, 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. 

About Leidos

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

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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.

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