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Leidos

Distribution Designer ( R-00048257-OTHLOC-PL-2D1562 )

Technology

Graphics Designer

Yearly

No

Lisle, Illinois, United States

Description

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. Protect yourself and your family with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies.”

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer License (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Leadership training
  • Management opportunities

In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:

  • NESC
  • Structural Pole Modeling
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • GIS design
  • Project management
  • Financial management

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Distribution Designer for electric utility design. This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team. This role may require leading other distribution designers, oversight and QAQC of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. ** This position is 100% remote due to Covid restrictions, but will return to the office **

Background must haves

  • Associates Degree or Engineering Technology Degree is preferred (or equivalent relevant experience) and 1-3 years of prior relevant experience
  • Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering
  • Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
  • QAQC expertise
  • Customer interaction
  • Process documentation
  • Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95
  • (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation
  • Experience using MicroStation

Nice to haves

  • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
  • Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc
  • Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects
  • Experience with rear to front lot conversion projects

Professional Attributes

  • Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management

Typical Day

10%-30% working with client in office or field visit

60%-80% engineering and development of design packages for customer

10% admin/planning/customer follow-up

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

PDSDLINE

PowerDelivery

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Engineering Technologist

Pay Range: