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Substation Designer

General

Designer

No

Portland, Oregon, United States

Description

Leidos is seeking a skilled Substation Designer.

** This role has can be remote but the candidate must be Western part of the United States **

In this role the qualified candidate will be expected to:

  • Complete drafting assignments on Protection & Control, SCADA, Communications drawings including but not limited to Single Line Diagrams, Schematics, SCADA and Communication drawings, Control Building Layouts and Elevations, Panel Front Views and Cabinet Layouts, Wiring Diagrams, Interconnection Drawings, AC/DC Station Service drawings and other miscellaneous drawings as necessary by project scope.
  • Complete drafting assignments on Physical Electrical drawings including but not limited to General Arrangement, Electrical Plans, Electrical Elevations, Sections and Details, Foundation Plans and Details, Structural Details, Grounding Plan and Details, Raceway Plan and Details, Equipment Vendor Files and other drawings as required by project scope.
  • Support remote office overflow CAD workload on a need and availability basis. This will require coordination with other CAD leads in Leidos offices.

Substation Designer Required Qualifications:

  • Level 2 - Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Design degree from an accredited institution with 1-3 years of Substation drafting/detailing experience using AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • Level 3 - Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Design degree from an accredited institution with 2-4 years of Substation drafting/detailing experience using AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • High school diploma/Drafting certificate with additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficiency with the manipulation of vector and raster drawing files in AutoCAD and MicroStation.
  • Knowledge of drafting standards, techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to create and/or modify drawings from engineer-provided markups with a high level of attention to details.
  • Proficiency with Windows operating system environments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills within a team environment.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Ability to perform tasks in a fast paced engineering/production environment.

Substation Designer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with file sharing, document management and collaboration tools such as ProjectWise, FTP, SharePoint, etc.
  • Ability to comprehend and implement a wide range of client CAD standards.
  • Experience with 3-D modelling in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or AutoLisp.

Successful Substation Designer 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:

  • Technical & non-technical training opportunities
  • Mentorship Program

As a Substation Designer, you can also expect to gain

  • NESC expertise
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • Interactions with other disciplines(Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
  • Time management and organizational skills

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.

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Original Posting Date:

2024-04-08

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $44,850.00 - $81,075.00

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.

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