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Transmission Line Project Engineer


Applications Engineer


Remote, Virginia, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where 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!

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge solving problems with extra high voltage transmission line design? Leidos is seeking a Transmission Line Project Engineer to join our dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment!

Your Main Objective

As a Lead Engineer on our electric transmission design projects, you'll have the opportunity to work on high-voltage (HV) and extra-high-voltage (EHV) overhead utility systems. You'll be responsible for applying industry standards (ie. NESC, NEC, ASCE) and using your expertise to engineer and design electrical overheads, voltage conversion projects, new capacity projects, and infrastructure replacement projects.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for you to develop and lead a high-performing engineering team with direct report responsibilities. Also, taking charge of managing client relations, proposal development, scope creation, and project management.

In addition to working alongside a talented team, you'll also be tasked to take on independent projects, including engineering analyses, and prepare bidding documents, plans, and specifications. Also playing a role in preparing material procurement and construction documents, and collaborating with project planning, environmental, permitting, and construction management.

Work Location: Charlotte, NC (with potential to work a hybrid schedule). However, all highly qualified candidates residing in the U.S. will be considered to work 100% remotely under a potentially different job opening.

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
Leidos EIA (Energy, Infrastructure, and Automation) 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, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering and a minimum of four (4) years of prior relevant experience in the design of electric utility transmission systems.
  • Experience in reviewing full transmission line designs including PLS-CADD models, foundations, materials, plans and profiles, and construction packages.
  • Knowledge of NESC, ACI, AISC, and ASCE code requirements; construction specifications; material procurement process; project schedules; and construction work packages.
  • Ability to develop project scopes, budgets, and proposals.
  • Ability to work effectively in team environment but also able to work independently.
  • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams.
  • Leadership experience supervising others (required for Senior and SME Level).
  • Work in client office is a possibility and/or periodic travel may be required.
  • Program Expertise: PLS-CADD and POLE, LPILE or FAD Tools and Microsoft Office.

You Might Also Have:

  • EIT, FE, or Professional Engineer (PE) License.
  • Program Experience: PLS Tower, Bentley MicroStation, Bentley ProjectWise, Mathcad, Autodesk AutoCAD.
  • Construction Management and Support experience.

At 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. We’d like to learn more about you, apply today!



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 $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

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.