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Substation Engineering Manager


Development Manager


Houston, Texas, United States


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ 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.

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Substation Engineering Manager who will work within Leidos' Power Delivery Services (PDS) division. This position will be part of an established Project Management Office (PMO) that provides consulting services to both public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities. These consulting services provide clients with overall project management tasks in the areas of comprehensive engineering design of electrical transmission and distribution, substation and transmission line projects nationwide.

As a Substation Engineering Manager, you can expect to:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the EPC Solutions protection and control, substation physical, CAD, and SCADA/settings teams: in charge of employee engagement, performance reviews, salary negotiations, interviewing/hiring, work quality, budgets and schedules, mentorship and growth, proposal development, project execution, client interaction, and business development.
  • Prepare and review proposals, technical write-ups and project approach documents for small, medium and large EPC projects. This includes preparation and review of comprehensive project scopes of work and accurate man-hour estimates.
  • Build meaningful relationships with our robust list of long-standing utility clients and construction partners. Function as client Point of Contact (P.O.C) and liaison with clients on project-related issues.
  • Provide technical training and mentorship to junior staff.
  • Understand and apply industry standards, applicable state and federal safety codes, regulatory compliance requirements and construction codes to projects.
  • Provide technical oversight, direction, and support for project teams.
  • Ensure and facilitate project team collaboration and communication across all disciplines and resolve design conflicts as required.
  • Collaborate with our internal team of talent acquisition (TA), human resources (HR), project management organization (PMO), and financial team members to align the objectives of the Orlando team with the objectives of the larger section and division.

What Sets You Apart (Background Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university, with 8 plus (8+) years of relevant experience in utility substation/P&C engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Experience as a substation/P&C engineer leading projects and performing QC reviews
  • Proposal and pricing development creation
  • Expertise with staff training/mentorship
  • Experience with serving as firm-client liaison
  • The ability to travel up to 10% of the time

You Might Also Have:

  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification
  • Active membership in national engineering societies and work-groups (IEEE, PES, etc.)

At Leidos, we pride ourselves on being a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Our Power Delivery Services Team is the go-to for utilities and mobile operators who need reliable power and telecommunication expertise. We've worked with over 50 investor-owned utilities, over 160 municipals/cooperatives, and we're continuing to expand our reach. Plus, we've got an amazing group of industry-leading construction partners who help us deliver meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader has been confirmed time and time again. Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Leidos among the Top 10 T&D Firms and Top 10 Power Firms.

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.



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 $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.