No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and 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.
Currently, we have an opportunity for Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering. This position is a hybrid remote role, but we need the candidate to live in or around Seattle. Work can be done 90% from home but 10% will be field work.
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)
- Leadership training
- Management opportunities
In this role, you can also expect to gain:
- NESC expertise
- Structural Pole Modeling
- Electrical Power Calculations
- GIS design training
- Project management
- Financial management
Duties will include:
Developing the work packages for OH distribution engineering design projects
Using customer GIS and WMS systems such as Current View, MicroStation, Jira, and Alden One.
Ability to work in both a field and office setting,
Performing structural analysis, guying calcs, and calculations of electric demand
Coordination of conflicting utilities, and other field engineering design requirements, the assessment and development of design bid packages for complex design projects in urban environments, work permit development, easements and ROW applications, and the design of mainline vault medium voltage switchgear, network system design and distribution system protection and coordination.
Background must haves:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is required and two (2) + years of prior relevant experience or master’s with less than wo (2) + years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering
Experience with distribution engineering design, specifically joint use engineering for utility pole communication attachments.
Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation
Nice to haves:
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
EIT/FE credentials or PE license
Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
Experience with design tools such as OCALC, Spida-Calc
Experience using MicroStation--performing Electrical Distribution design
Experience with design standards
Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy
Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
Ability to work with limited supervision
Professional dress and demeanor
Leidos is trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to our Power Delivery Services 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.
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."
Pay Range:Pay Range $52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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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