Silver Spring, Maryland

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Job Description:

This position will be based in Charlotte NC. Relocation support may be available to selected hires.*

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 (http://www.leidos.com/careers/pay-benefits) of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, (https://www.leidos.com/about/rankings-awards) 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)

+ 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

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Lead Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering located in our Charlotte NC office. Selected candidate must work out of the Charlotte NC office.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have an interest in developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. Distribution systems may be in an OH, UG, or URD environment. Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems.

Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, transformer sizing, voltage drop and flicker, and coordination of protective devices. Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements. Work assignments will include travelling by motor vehicle to various project locations located throughout the area to conduct field investigations.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial) is required and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 2+ years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering and leading teams.

+ Lead and develop a team of engineers

+ Manage scope, schedule and budget of work assigned

+ Experience with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and client construction standards

+ Experience with BOUD or GE Smallworld

+ Experience using CAD tools

+ Experience with software such as: PoleForeman, SAP, Microstation

+ Must be comfortable in both a field and office setting

+ Must be able to lift 20 pounds

+ Must be able to walk up to 2 miles on unpaved surfaces

+ Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation

+ (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)

Nice to haves

+ Experience with distribution design: reconductoring projects, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects, new business projects

+ Fundamentals of Engineer certification

+ Professional Engineer preferred

Professional attributes

+ Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills

+ Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations

+ Positive attitude

+ Ability to work with limited supervision

+ Ability to work effectively in teams.

+ Professional dress and demeanor

Typical Day

10%-30% Field Inspections

60%-80% Engineering and development of design packages for construction crews

10% Performing administrative tasks, planning, and/or customer follow-up

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/leidos/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LeidosInc/) .

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program (https://www.leidos.com/careers/erp) , and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies (https://www.worldsmostethicalcompanies.com/honorees/) ” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Silver Spring, Maryland

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
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What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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