Power Systems Electrical Engineer
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We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with expertise in power systems. This position is on the National Airspace Systems Integration Support (NISC) program providing support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) located in Des Plaines, IL.
You will support daily operations of the FAA Central Service Area (CSA) Engineering Services Infrastructure Team.
Duties will include:
- Plan and design electrical systems for a variety of FAA buildings and structures.
- Perform on-site surveys to develop “to-scale” designs and detailed reports.
- Generate sketches showing relation of proposed installation in existing or new facilities with exact specifications and dimensions.
- Test and analyze power systems and participate in construction inspections and final inspections inclusive of CAI and JAI.
- Confer with engineering staff and other personnel to identify and resolve problems with the design or implementation.
- Coordinate design components with a multi-disciplinary team and generate drawings, wiring diagrams, and wiring schematics as required for site-specific modifications and new construction.
- Prepare construction drawings and prepare site-specific specifications and contract documents and independent cost estimates.
- Perform project management related tasks and communication (including safety plans, sequence of work, cutover plans).
- Generate and coordinate the Integrated Risk Management Checklists (IRMC), communication plans, project risk register, to meet Operational Risk Management (ORM) requirements.
- Coordinate and complete Work Permits required for potential impact to lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction.
- Participate in meetings inclusive of the pre-construction meeting and on-site construction meetings with stakeholders to coordinate electrical systems with other ongoing construction and projects.
- Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction project activities to meet milestones and deadlines; working directly with stakeholders and contractors.
- Manage and participate in on-site cutovers, testing and restoration of facilities.
- Prepare, maintain, and provide periodic updates of project to team, management, and stakeholders.
- Manage multiple projects towards successful on-time completion.
- Review contractor design and construction submittals.
- Perform internal design reviews of FAA designed power projects.
- Effectively communicate in written and verbal form.
- Accomplish clear and concise general and technical writing and tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stake holders, peers and management levels.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Power related degree from an accredited College/University and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree and 2 years of related experience.
You will need experience designing electrical distribution for commercial, industrial and/or government facilities, including standby engine generator and un-interruptible power systems (UPS)
Experience with power system analysis software such as EDSA Power Analytics and SKM Systems Analysis Power Tools.
Must be experienced in conducting and interpreting arc flash studies.
Need to be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and able to organize documentation, and have an awareness of general documentation systems.
Proficiency with AUTOCAD.
Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.
Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.
Knowledge of FAA Unstaffed Infrastructure Sustainment (UIS) facilities and
FAA Corporate Work Plan (CWP)
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.