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Transmission Line Engineer


Applications Engineer


Durham, North Carolina, 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.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Challenge

Our Overhead Transmission business is in search of a Transmission Design Engineer with PLS-CADD experience to join its team.

In this role, you will serve as an Engineer on electric transmission line design projects for high-voltage (HV) and extra-high-voltage (EHV) overhead and underground systems for some of the largest utilities in the country. You will apply NESC, ASCE, ACI, and other applicable standards in the engineering and design of electrical overhead and underground systems, voltage conversion projects, new capacity projects, and infrastructure replacement projects. Additionally, performing engineering analyses, preparing bidding documents, draft plans, and specifications, as well as preparing material procurement and construction documents. This will involve working with a multi-person Leidos team and interfacing with clients, project planning, environmental, permitting, and construction management personnel. *Work Location: REMOTE from anywhere in the U.S.

With Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. 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.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
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!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering with two (2) + years of relevant experience in the design of electric utility transmission systems
  • Experience using PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE.
  • Work effectively in team environment; can also work independently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with clients and project teams.
  • Work in client office is a possibility and/or periodic travel may be required.

You Might Also Have:

  • Experience with TOWER is a plus.
  • EIT or PE certification is desirable.
  • Experience with LPILE or FAD, Mathcad, AutoCAD or MicroStation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus.

Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path. Apply today!



Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00

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.