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Electrical Field Engineer


Applications Engineer


Remote, Virginia, United States


**This position requires 100% travel including nights/weekends**

Leidos is seeking an Electrical Field Engineer to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC IV) team.

In this role, you will support the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) performing construction oversight for projects in support of Project Engineers, Contracting Officer’s Representatives, and Contracting Officers. The projects support Air Traffic Control facilities over the eastern third of the continental United States plus the Caribbean.

Electrical Field Engineer Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure general contractor complies with FAA Environmental, Safety, and Health policies

  • Supervise construction of FAA projects on-site and provide quality assurance that completed work is in compliance with the plans and specifications

  • Maintain accurate daily records of work accomplished, personnel onsite, weather conditions and other essential details

  • Act as point of contact and coordinate directly with the general contractor

  • Monitor progress against accepted construction schedule, review the general contractor’s progress reports, assess the progress and inform all stakeholders

  • Discuss deviations from specified construction materials and procedures with project engineer

  • Mark up drawings to as-built conditions and submit these for review and updating

  • Participate in construction inspections, final inspections, and contract close-out activities

  • Prepare sketches, site-specific specifications, contract documents and independent cost estimates as needed to support change proposals

  • Coordinate and review work permits required for potential hazards such as lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction

  • Track, reconcile and coordinate closure of acceptance punchlist

  • Other duties as assigned

Electrical Field Engineer Requirements

  • Must be able to pass an in-depth federal government background check (Public Trust)

  • Job requires bending, stooping, twisting, turning, and working in unusual positions requiring full body mobility.

  • Must be able to lift/carry 25 pounds

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Driver’s license issued in the U.S. required

  • Candidate must establish a residence in the eastern third of the United States

  • May occasionally be required to work an alternate schedule such as nights/weekends to meet the needs of the construction project

  • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs such as those found in Air Traffic Control towers

  • May be exposed to challenging environmental conditions such as remote locations, sun, cold, heat, noise, and confined spaces.

  • May occasionally be required to wear fall protection systems to access work areas

Electrical Field Engineer Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited institution required and 4+ years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

  • Working knowledge of office productivity software such as MS Word and MS Excel

  • Mastery of the English language and ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

Electrical Field Engineer Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with AutoCad or Microstation

  • Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Project

  • Basic knowledge of OSHA construction safety regulations

  • Prior construction experience

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges through science and technology.


Original Posting Date:


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 $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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.