Leidos Senior Distribution Designer in Chicago, Illinois
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 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)
In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:
Structural Pole Modeling
Electrical Power Calculations
Currently, we have an opportunity for a Senior Distribution Designer for electric utility design. This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team. This role may require leading other distribution designers, oversight and QAQC of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. * Due to Covid restrictions, this role is 100% remote, but will return to the office*
Background must haves
Associates Degree or Engineering Technology Degree is preferred (or equivalent relevant experience) and 2-4 years prior relevant experience.
Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering
Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
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 transportation
Experience using MicroStation
Nice 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 with Joint Use and Colocation projects
Experience with rear to front lot conversion projects
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
Attention to detail
Excellent time management
10%-30% working with client in office or field visit
60%-80% engineering and development of design packages for customer
10% admin/planning/customer follow-up
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.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Engineering Technologist
Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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