Leidos is currently seeking a driven, results oriented and motivated self-starter with a technical background to join the NISC team as an Electrical Engineer in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Power Services Group (PSG), specifically the Engine Generator (EG) Program. The successful candidate will be responsible for understanding the technical portion of the overall program and sharing that knowledge. With technical understanding, the candidate will lead design, installation and operation activities of field facilities where prime, standby and backup power systems are installed.
Interpreting codes, directives and governing documents as they apply to specific designs and installations, Reviewing, critiquing, and recommending changes to site designs for a wide variety of EG power systems Sharing and coordinating information with engineers, site designers and installation contractors, Responding to design and installation questions for facility power systems and equipment, Developing and recommending new engineering solutions when a standard solution is not established Resolving highly complex problems that can affect the risk of the National Airspace System
Day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Communicate with client leadership regarding engineering solutions
Lead training of new engineers that are not as familiar with power engineering
Review design plans, shop drawings, specifications and related project documents for appropriate selection of electrical and mechanical equipment and installation material
Interpret codes and standards as applied to an evolving design
Ensure requirements of codes and standards are reflected in designs
Identify and resolve conflicts between requirements and designs
Prepare detailed technical review comments during design development.
Provide technical information to designers and installers as required
Provide technical information to other program offices as required
Participate in telcons to review and resolve site design and installation issues.
Recognize site issues that have nation-wide, program-wide impact and initiate resolution
Work independently to achieve day-to-day EG Program objectives which may significantly impact operational results or program objectives.
Keep up-to-date with current code, standards and technical subjects
Review Arc Flash, Short-Circuit, and Circuit Breaker Coordination Studies
Review project documents for cost estimates
Prepare cost estimates for design changes
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from an institution accredited by ABET and recognized for PE licensing
12 to 15 years of experience on EE projects (not Utility)
In depth understanding of EE principles related to power
Working knowledge of NEC
Familiarity with electrical power systems (not Utility)
Thirst for new knowledge
Ability to work well with others
Ability to present ideas to diverse audiences
Ability to use MS Word and Excel
US Citizen or Permanent Resident that can qualify to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
FE exam success, PE desirable
Working knowledge of on-site power systems (not Utility)
Experience working with FAA programs related to power
Working knowledge of FAA Orders and Standards related to power
Working knowledge of HVAC systems and Seismic installation
Working knowledge of grounding and lightning protection systems
Mechanical background and concrete foundation knowledge
Knowledge of Engine Generator, UPS, DC Bus, fuel systems, i.e. diesel & propane,
Familiarity with computer applications such as EDSA, SKM, ETAP, AUTOCAD , Microstation and MS Project
Availability to travel 1 week each quarter
Use of AUTOCAD or Revit to create construction drawings
Knowledge of renewable energy and microgrid power systems
Familiarity with basic civil works and machinery foundation installation
Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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