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Senior Distribution Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Currently, we have an opportunity for a Lead Distribution Engineer--for electric utility engineering.-- This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team.-- This role will require leading other distribution engineers, oversight and qaqc of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained.Background must haves

  • Bachelor---s Science Engineering degree (EE preferred) is required (or equivalent relevant experience) and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering (EIT/FE credentials or PE license is preferred)
  • Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
  • QAQC expertise
  • Customer interaction
  • Process documentation
  • Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95
  • (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportationNice to haves
    • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
    • Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc
    • Experience --using MicroStation--performing Electrical Distribution design
    • Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects--
    • Experience with rear to front lot conversion projectsProfessional Attributes
      • Strong communication skills,-- written and interpersonal communications skills--and supporting of customer advocacy
      • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
      • Positive attitude
      • Ability to work with limited supervision
      • Professional dress and demeanor
      • Attention to detail
      • Highly organized
      • Excellent time managementTypical Day10%-30% working with client in office or field visit60%-80% Engineering and development of design pkgs for customer10% admin/planning/customer followupSuccessful 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 opportunitiesIn this role, you can also expect to gain experience/expertise in:
          • NESC
          • Structural Pole Modeling
          • Electrical Power Calculations
          • GIS design
          • Project management
          • Financial managementNo 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--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.---
            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.PowerDeliveryPDSDLINEPay Range:Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00#Remote

Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Senior Distribution Engineer, Engineering , Reston, Virginia

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