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Principal Transmission Line Engineer


Applications Engineer


Remote, Virginia, United States


Principal Transmission Line Engineer

Leidos is seeking a Principal Transmission Line Engineer to work remote in the northeast region of U.S. who will work as a member of a dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment, solving challenging problems involved with extra high voltage electric transmission line design. The successful candidate will serve as a Lead Engineer on electric transmission design projects for high-voltage (HV) and extra high-voltage (EHV) overhead utility systems. He/she will apply NESC, NEC, ASCE and other applicable standards in the engineering and design of electrical overhead, voltage conversion projects, new capacity projects and infrastructure replacement projects. Additionally, he/she will assist the team as well as independently perform: engineering analyses, prepare bidding documents, plans and specifications; as well as prepare material procurement and construction documents, and work with project planning, environmental, permitting, and construction management. The candidate may also be responsible for managing client relations, proposal development, scope creation, and project management.

Program Expertise:


• SAG10


• Microsoft Office products

Other Program Experience:

• Autodesk AutoCAD

• Bentley MicroStation

• Bentley ProjectWise



• ESRI ArcGIS Programs

• Microsoft SharePoint

• Mathcad

Required Education & Experience:

• 20+ years of relevant experience in the design of electric utility transmission systems

• B.S. degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering

• Professional Engineering Registration (NCEES Record preferred)

Desired Skills and Attributes:

• M.S. degree in Civil Engineering

• Work effectively in team environment; can also work independently

• Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Work in client office is a possibility and/or periodic travel may be required

• Ability to develop staff through mentoring

• Capability to review engineering calculations including PLS-CADD models.

• Experience conducting and/or leading the QC process on projects - reviews, quality checks, etc.

• Knowledge of NESC code requirements, construction cost estimating, specification, material procurement process, project schedule creation, and construction work packages.

Position is expected to pay $70-90/hour depending on experience and other factors.



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 -

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.