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Distribution Design Supervisor


Design Architect


Remote, Virginia, United States


Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

At Leidos, we pride ourselves on being a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Our Power Delivery Services Team is the go-to for utilities and mobile operators who need reliable power and telecommunication expertise. We've worked with over 50 investor-owned utilities, over 160 municipals/cooperatives, and we're continuing to expand our reach. Plus, we've got an amazing group of industry-leading construction partners who help us deliver meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions.

Our recognition as an industry leader has been confirmed time and time again. Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Leidos among the Top 10 T&D Firms and Top 10 Power Firms.

Leidos is seeking an Engineering Supervisor for 3rd Party Make Ready Electric Utilities. We’re looking for someone who is dedicated to ensuring that every project, no matter how simple or complex, is of exceptional quality. You'll be working directly with clients to make sure that Leidos' reputation for high-quality work is always maintained.

This role will help to oversee a team of designers, engineers, drafters, and field technicians to accomplish designs for utility clients wishing to attach to existing electric utility power poles. This role requires previous experience with 3rd party Make Ready work. The design engineering supervisor may also support business development, proposal development, creation of marketing materials, and driving the implementation of automation.

Candidates located in the Northeastern US (Massachusetts or other neighboring/adjacent state) will be preferred, in order to best support our utility clients. However, we can consider candidates for remote work who have relevant and applicable experience if they are located elsewhere in the US.

As a Distribution Design Supervisor, You can expect to:

  • Execution of existing 3rd Party Make Ready design programs for various clients
  • Providing technical and metrics oversight, direction, and support for your team, including QAQC responsibilities
  • Review engineering design packages with clients; Review and organize existing program work
  • Team hiring and development
  • Performing functional tasks, planning, and/or customer follow-up
  • Initiating continuous improvement to workflow processes that drive efficiency and high-quality standards in client design deliverables

What Sets You Apart (Background Requirements):

  • Bachelor's Degree & 4+ years of relevant experience; OR BA or AS degree & 6+ years of relevant experience; Relevant experience is considered working with third party make ready projects for electric utilities; Additional Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Previous experience in Pole Modeling
  • Familiarity with Pole Loading software (O-Calc, Pole Foreman)
  • Proven Ability to perform QAQC tasks for distribution design projects/work packages
  • Demonstrated Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC)
  • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams

The following attributes are preferred, and may help candidates succeed in this position:

  • Proven Organizational Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Some Understanding of Financial Metrics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability work with Limited Supervision
  • Professional Demeanor

We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business - Apply today!

Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly-regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Our customers take on the toughest challenges out there, and at times need a helping hand from specialists in their fields. We combine our scale as a Fortune 500 company with the deep technical knowledge of our core capabilities and the expertise of our talented and diverse workforce to deliver mission-centric innovations. For each of these core capabilities, we have developed proven, repeatable processes that help us deliver agile, cost-effective solutions to foster a better world. To explore and learn more, click here!

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $119,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.