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Job #: R-00072409
Location: Honolulu, HI
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Substation Electrical Engineer Supervisor - Honolulu, HI

Leidos is seeking a highly motivated, customer-oriented Substation Electrical Engineer Supervisor to be located in our Honolulu, HI location

As an employee of Leidos in Hawaii you will enjoy:

  • Hawaii’s near-ideal year-round climate supports a variety of outdoor activities

  • Hawaii residents enjoy the longest average life expectancy in the nation

  • Cultural opportunities are rich and varied in Hawaii

  • Working closely with our client as an extension of it's own staff

  • Performance is rewarding as it is noticeably tied to our client's success

The successful candidate will act as lead engineer, and depending on experience and capability, as project manager on planning and design of electric substation projects. The position will require interfacing directly with the client’s Substation Engineering and Operations departments, include supervising and directing design engineers and drafting/designer staff in the execution of projects, as well as performing design quality reviews. Additionally, the candidate may also be responsible for Substation-related business development and client management.

Substation Electrical Engineer Supervisor Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will apply a diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices as applied to substation engineering and operation in the electric utility industry. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Focus on the needs of external client goals and expectations

  • Prepare proposals, including project scope, budget and schedule

  • Manage performance of work, monitoring effort in accordance with the budget and schedule milestones

  • Direct the preparation of permit and construction drawings, design calculations, reports, equipment and construction specifications, procurement documents and studies

  • Support construction and substation & equipment commissioning

  • Ensure use of standard engineering methods and practices in performing work

  • Ensure compliance with Leidos’ quality management program

  • Supervise and be a resource and mentor to engineering staff

Substation Electrical Engineer Supervisor General Scope of Assignments

  • Perform design of substation improvements in accordance with industry best management practice, and client standards, procedures, and policies, including but not limited to installations, replacements, relocations, maintenance, services, system upgrades and expansions

  • Conduct field inspections to review the physical condition of substation sites and make engineering recommendations for the replacement and/or enhancement of facilities

  • Work collaboratively with client engineering, operations and other departments to ensure work products and services meet expectations and commitments

  • Prepare project cost estimates considering design, materials and construction, as well as outside resources

  • Prepare project schedules

  • Prepare design progress submittals and construction drawings for issue to client crews and/or third-party contractors

  • Support client crews and/or third-party contractors during construction by promptly responding to RFI

Substation Electrical Engineer Supervisor Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program  with 4 to 8 years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 2 to 6 years of prior relevant experience

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Hawaii or reciprocity from another State

  • Previous consulting experience preferred

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record; travel required as needed for projects

  • Familiarity with substation equipment, design, construction and operation

  • Ability to apply company and client standards and applicable industry codes and regulations

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to communicate with clients, project teams and direct reports

Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, 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, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms.


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About Leidos

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

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