Leidos: Distribution, Substation, and Transmission Line On-line Recruiting Event
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
What We're Hiring For
Distributions Engineers (Mid-level, Senior-level, Management level)
Substation Engineers: Mid-level, Senior level, and Management level
Transmission Line Engineers (Mid-Level, Sr-Level, and Project Engineers)
We will share a link with each viable candidate to enable candidates to join our event. Candidates can join via desktop, laptop, or mobile phone (internet connection is required).
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Leidos is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos 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.
Leidos is seeking experienced Distribution, Substation, and Transmission Line professionals across the United States to support our Power Delivery efforts:
Distribution: Leidos has provided distribution line design services to the utility industry for more than 70 years. Our reliable team of experts can serve as an extension of utility staff—with services ranging from project scoping and definition to detailed design of distribution facilities, and including the inspection, evaluation, and construction monitoring of both new and upgraded lines.
Substation Design and Engineering: Drawing from our expertise in both civil and electrical engineering, our efficient substation design approach saves our clients both time and money. Leidos’ experienced team provides utilities with full lifecycle engineering and design solutions for substation projects, whether a new facility or modifying an existing asset.
Transmission Line Design: According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there has been a five-fold increase in new electricity transmission investment since the late ‘90s, and that trend continues upward. Leidos has significant experience designing transmission projects from 46 kV through 500 kV. We are recognized as an industry leader in power design and engineering, with a portfolio representing some of the largest transmission projects in the United States.
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Do you have a Bachelor's in Civil, Electrical, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering?
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.
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”.
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)
Technical & non-technical training opportunities
We are seeking Substation Engineers: Mid-level, Senior level, and Management level.
Perform Physical Electrical, Protection and Control, SCADA Systems, Station Communications and Station Automation design on medium to large scale utility substation engineering projects with higher complexity.
Perform advanced engineering studies and calculations.
Perform low complexity engineering studies or assist senior engineer with advanced engineering studies.
Prepare project deliverables including but not limited to engineered drawings, technical reports, correspondence and miscellaneous project documentation.
Collaborate with other engineering disciplines as required. Should be able to assess the impacts of design changes on other disciplines to pick the best solution. Foster constructive communication between disciplines.
Assume the role of technical lead on smaller projects with limited guidance or on medium sized projects with guidance.
Perform Quality Control reviews on smaller projects independently or on medium sized projects with limited guidance or on portions of larger projects with guidance.
Prepare proposals for smaller projects under the direction of project engineers. Provide drawing counts and man hour estimates for small to medium sized projects. Develop scopes of work for small to medium sized projects.
B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
Comprehensive understanding of the utility grid (power generation, transmission and distribution) system
Comprehensive understanding of the function and application of major substation electrical and control house equipment
Strong competence in applying basic theories and principles involved in substation engineering
Expertise in researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations