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Sr Power Systems Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Sr Power Systems Engineer. This position provides support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Power Services Group under the National Air-Space Implementation Support Contract (NISC) with respect to power engineering. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide engineering consultation for compliance with FAA and industry standards and best practices and provide recommendations for solutions in all phases of the system’s lifecycle including: contract, policy, site survey, design and design review, and implementation.
  • Participate in the development, administration, management, logistic, and strategy of project planning and implementation.
  • Develop new simulation and graphical solution to complex engineering problem using MATLAB/COMSOL/EDSA/SKM and/or other engineering design tools.
  • Teaching workshops related to power systems analysis and FAA standards.
  • Manage National Change Proposal, Configuration Control Board process, and departmental website.

The following set of skills/knowledge will lead to successful career in this position:

  • Knowledge and direct work experience in power system is a must.
  • The ideal candidate must have strong writing skills exhibited through thesis or dissertation papers at academic institutions; white papers, or publications at nationally/internationally recognized technical organizations.
  • Experience with some or all of the following are required: short circuit coordination, arc flash studies, engine generator, UPS, grounding, lightning protection.
  • Familiarity with IEC, IEEE, UL, NFPA, NEC, and other industry standards related to electrical power engineering.
  • The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of FAA/DoD systems, technical policies, standards and orders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering consultation for compliance with FAA and industry standards and best practices and provide recommendations for solutions in all phases of the system’s lifecycle including: contract, policy, site survey, design and design review, and implementation.
  • Participate in the development, administration, management, logistic, and strategy of project planning and implementation.
  • Develop new simulation and graphical solution to complex engineering problem using MATLAB/COMSOL/EDSA/SKM and/or other engineering design tools as well.
  • Teaching workshops related to power systems analysis and FAA standards
  • Manage National Change Proposal, Configuration Control Board process, and departmental website.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in Power Systems, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8+ years of professional experience; or 6+ years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.
  • Registered Professional Engineer license or Senior member of IEEE is preferred.
  • Power engineering experience is a must.  Other electrical engineering discipline must have strong knowledge of power systems.
  • Strong writing skills exhibited through published papers at bonafide national/international engineering organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of national/international/government standards and orders to include: grounding, lightning protection, short circuit coordination, arc flash studies, power quality and stability assessment, engine generator and UPS applications.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Electrical Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00

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Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Sr Power Systems Engineer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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